The Softball Behaviors to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Smile

Our dentist, Dr. , wants you to have a strong and healthy smile. If you are a softball player, there are things involved in the sport that can negatively affect your oral health. If you’re not careful, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. Our dentist encourages you to avoid those behaviors as much… Read more »

Understanding Dental Facts on Dental Crowns

  When you seek out new and interesting ways to improve your overall health, it is important to look for ways that your teeth and gums can easily stamp out all ailments that can arise. Dental crowns are highly effective for not only improving the look of teeth, but they can be used to help… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Your Molars From Cavities

Most adults have molars and premolars with deep textures and contours along the biting surface. These grooves and contours help your large back teeth perform the important tasks of chewing and grinding food before swallowing. These deeper areas on a tooth’s surface can sometimes be prone to collecting bacterial deposits and food particles. Sometimes, the… Read more »

A Step-By-Step Process of Placing Your Dental Bridge

We may recommend a dental bridge if you have lost a tooth or several and need tooth replacement treatment. We invite you to learn the process of placing a dental bridge to help you determine if a bridge is right for you. The process of attaching a dental bridge is fairly simple and straightforward. Depending… Read more »

Dental Advice on Chewing Gum

  There are numerous oral health care cleaning techniques that can be used to improve the condition of your teeth and gums. One highly effective option to consider is by using sugarless chewing gum to help promote the addition of saliva. Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth that is extremely important for… Read more »

Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath, which is also called halitosis, is a big downer in social situations. Sometimes having bad breath just indicates that you need to brush your teeth or use a mint, but that is not always enough to fix the problem. Read on for some of the most common causes of bad breath: Dental Problems… Read more »

Effective Tooth Brushing Tips for a Better Clean

When it comes to effectively brushing your teeth to improve your oral health, there is more to the process than lifting the toothbrush to your teeth and gently scrubbing for a few minutes. We offer a few tooth brushing tips to enhance your brushing technique in any areas that may need attention. First, make sure… Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Veneers

Do you ever feel self-conscious about your smile? Ask our dentist about veneers. Dental veneers are thin shells made from a tooth-colored material. They are placed over the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth that is discolored, misshapen, chipped, cracked, or slightly… Read more »

Preventing Cavities on Your Back Teeth

If you look at your teeth, you will notice that they do not all look the same. The reason for that is because they have different jobs to do. For example, your back teeth, which are called your molars and premolars, are designed to grind your food to make it easier to swallow and digest…. Read more »

Why Enamel Erosion May Be Happening in Your Smile

The strongest material in your body, tooth enamel, is also vulnerable to erosion from the damaging effects of acid in the mouth. If tooth erosion is not addressed, it can pave the way for oral bacteria and dental plaque to pass through the layers of your teeth through tiny holes created by the acid. Decay… Read more »