The Foundations of Flossing

If you are taking the time to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, congratulations! Brushing is an important part of a sound oral hygiene regimen, but it is not the only part. If you are brushing but not flossing, you are missing out on a key component of your dental health. If… Read more »

Decreased Fluoride Exposure Can Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity Discomfort

For many years, fluoride has been known to help restore the mineral strength of tooth enamel. Trace exposure from municipal drinking water and brushing your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste can help restore some of the mineral density of your teeth to prevent cavities and reduce your chances of suffering tooth sensitivity. If plaque acids… Read more »

A Failing Dental Filling Needs to Be Treated by a Dentist

Gold and porcelain dental fillings are typically cemented to the surrounding tooth enamel with a strong dental grade adhesive. Amalgam and composite dental fillings start out as a pliable material that bonds to the adjacent tooth enamel when cured with a special ultraviolet light. If you struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine, the… Read more »

Eating Tooth-Healthy Foods

Eating healthy is not just good for your weight and digestive system. It’s good for your teeth too. Let’s talk about what types of food strengthen your teeth. The first foods that do wonders for your oral hygiene are—you guessed it—fruits and vegetables. These superfoods contain tons of nutrients that help your teeth. Water-rich fruits… Read more »

Risk Factors of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that affects many Americans, resulting in sleep deprivation, difficulty breathing, and a number of health problems. Untreated, sleep apnea can lead to worsening of these conditions. Our dental professionals here at want to assist you and work to get a better rest tonight! Central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: How to Avoid Tooth Brushing Mistakes

Your smile needs to be brushed regularly. This is an important part of your oral hygiene routine. However, it’s only helpful if it’s the proper and most effective brushing technique possible. Unfortunately, many people make tooth brushing mistakes. To help you avoid making the same mistakes, Dr. and our dental team have some tooth brushing… Read more »

Dental Implants: All You Need to Know

Having a missing tooth can be quite inconvenient as well as troublesome. This is because it takes the beauty away from the smile, makes it hard to eat and talk, and reduces your self-confidence. This is why you should consider replacing your missing tooth right away. Fortunately, you can do so with a dental implant!… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Is Possible If You Choose to Strive for It

Did you know that cavities can be stopped without resorting to dental fillings after they have already done their damage? The truth is that cavity prevention is possible if you choose to strive for it. This includes setting daily routines for cleaning your teeth and gums, as well as regular checkups and a healthy diet…. Read more »

Easing Your Fears About Dental Anxiety

Dental phobia is one of the reasons why some people do not attend their biannual visits to their dentist. This leaves them at a higher risk for dental problems such as decay, gingivitis, and a number of other issues. Everyone experiences dental anxiety, great or small, and here at , we want to create the… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Is Effective for Protecting an Abutment During a Crown Restoration

A crown restoration performed at Dr. ’s , , clinic commonly calls for two distinct appointments. The process starts with Dr. removing the tooth-enamel layer of the compromised tooth. After a detailed impression has been prepared of the area, Dr. will protect the dentin abutment with a temporary crown. This small, plastic cap is durable… Read more »