New Year’s Resolutions for Your Teeth

The New Year is just around the corner. For years, people have made New Year’s resolutions. Often, they are to lose weight, make more money or quit a bad habit. And it isn’t long before people have forgotten all about them. That having been said, why not make some resolutions... Read more »

Do You Wake Up to Symptoms of Bruxism?

Bruxism is an oral disorder that causes patients to loudly grind their teeth during sleep. Many patients are unaware what causes bruxism, or even that they need to seek treatment for the problem, because the grinding only occurs while they are sleeping. Some symptoms of bruxism can occur when you... Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Enhance Your Smile’s Appearance and Health

Do you have a missing tooth? If so, a dental bridge can help you replace that tooth, improve your oral health, and enhance the appearance of your smile. A dental bridge is a dental restoration that is made of two dental crowns (one on each side to anchor the bridge... Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile Safe if They Have a Chronic Illness

The mouth and body are connected, which means the teeth and gums can be altered if the entire health is altered. Unfortunately, there are many chronic illnesses that can damage the smile and oral health. So, if your child has a chronic illness, it’s important to do all you can... Read more »

At-Home Smile Care

It is extremely important to take care of your smile in between dental visits. This will reduce cavities, give you a brighter smile, and reduce your risks for dental emergencies. Here are the basics of at-home smile care.   Brush: First, brush your teeth. This should be done twice a... Read more »

Drinking Dark Beverages Through a Straw Can Help Maintain Your Professionally Whitened Smile

Dental stains are often the result of microscopic dark particles saturating your tooth enamel. Common causes often include consuming dark beverages, eating dark foods, and tobacco use. Once significant dental stains develop the whitening products offered in stores will likely lack the potency to fully remove the dental stains from... Read more »

A Tooth Distressed by a Large Cavity Might Need to Be Treated with a Dental Crown Restoration

Cavities are often the result of poor oral hygiene practices. As plaque acids build up in your mouth it can weaken your tooth enamel allowing oral bacteria to cause tooth decay. While it often starts out small a cavity like this can quickly spread without professional dental care. If a... Read more »

Summer Smile Essentials: Endodontics and Root Canals

Are you familiar with endodontics? Are you familiar with root canals? If so, they both refer to means of the same end. Endodontics is a branch of dentistry designed to use procedures such as root canals to effectively save teeth that have suffered damage to their pulps. The pulp of... Read more »

Tooth Brushing and Your Smile

Are you putting forward enough effort into your tooth brushing routine? As an oral health routine that is done daily, it is important to try to continue your quest to brushing excellence. The better your brushing skills, the less risk there is of tooth decay and gum disease taking place... Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Mouthwash

Several oral health risks can arise by not cleaning out your mouth adequately. Instead, help keep your mouth clean by adding additional cleaning utensils to wash away food and debris when it may not be possible to brush or floss. In situations such as after eating, your teeth may be... Read more »