What to Do for a Chipped or Cracked Tooth

What an awful feeling – biting down on something hard, knocking your mouth against a surface, or being hit in the face or the mouth – and hearing that crunch or click. The crunch or click means that your tooth is now in pieces, and smiling will reveal that terrifying gap. What do you do?… Read more »

Why Should I Get Dental Sealants?

With today’s science and technology, the options for dental procedures are ever-growing. Everything is more sophisticated, less invasive, and sometimes even cheaper than in days past. Once people had to live with the teeth they had, stuck without cosmetic or repair options that would work for them. But today you can go see your dentist… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Bad Breath

Are you aware that bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, is an oral health disorder caused by foul odors emanating from your mouth? Frequently, these odors arise from bacteria. If you are unsure what is producing your bad breath, look for signs and symptoms that are arising. Serious issues within your body may be… Read more »

5 Signs It’s Time to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out

There isn’t really a set time to get your wisdom teeth removed. Some get them out as teens, some as adults, some don’t have them, and some never actually need them taken out. Wisdom teeth tend to surface between 15 and 25 years of age. At this point, you’ve had your permanent teeth for over… Read more »

When to Visit the Dentist

At in , , Dr. wants to see you at least twice a year for an exam and a cleaning. Regular visits to our office will not only ensure that your teeth get a regular professional cleaning, but will also allow us to spot any small problems before they become big problems. However, there may… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Choosing Veneers

Veneers are becoming more and more popular, and not just for those with serious teeth conditions. We are seeing patients choose veneers in all walks of life, and for totally voluntary reasons. Veneers are sometimes connected to the negative effects of bad teeth, oral injury, or other less desirable conditions. That’s not always the case,… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs Special Care to Prevent Undue Complications

Dental crown restorations and root canals performed at typically involve two separate treatment sessions. The first is meant to prepare the tooth by removing decayed material and preparing an abutment. Once an impression is taken, the abutment will be protected by a temporary crown. This temporary crown is meant to protect the area while our… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Safe From Periodontal Disease

Are you under the effects of periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, which is the infection of your gum tissue within your mouth? Keep your smile safe from periodontal disease by looking for signs and symptoms of its presence. Listed below are important facts regarding spotting periodontal disease: – Have you been lacking… Read more »

This Summer, Come in for an Oral Cancer Screening

This summer, come in for an oral cancer screening. Every year over 42,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer. To ensure the best chance of recovery, catching the disease early is vital. Have you had an oral cancer screening yet? Listed below are some of the most frequently found symptoms of oral cancer: –… Read more »

Consider Complete or Partial Dentures If You’re Missing Teeth

Are you missing a single tooth or almost all of your teeth? If you’re missing any teeth, dentures can restore your bright, full smile. Read below to learn all about complete and partial dentures so you can understand which might be the right variety for you. COMPLETE DENTURES Complete dentures replace all teeth and come… Read more »