Holiday Drinks Can Hurt Your Smile

Alcoholic drinks are a common part of many holiday traditions. But before you drink, you should be aware of the many effects of alcohol on your teeth, gums, and overall health. Alcohol is a diuretic. It cues your body to release too much fluid; this can cause you to get dehydrated. This can lead to… Read more »

The Basics of Tooth Decay

Since you were very young, you have been taught to brush your teeth to avoid cavities. But cavities just don’t appear on their own. So how do you get cavities? This may not be a pleasant fact, but the truth is that your mouth is full of bacteria. When you eat foods that contain starches… Read more »

Which Tooth Replacement Method is Right For You?

Replacing missing teeth is beneficial on two levels. First, you will feel more confident with a full set of teeth. Second, a full smile is a healthy smile. If you are missing teeth, plaque and bacteria have extra places to accumulate and breed, your remaining teeth may drift out of alignment, and you may have… Read more »

Don’t Let Enamel Erosion Take Over Your Smile

Tooth enamel is the strongest material in the human body. But even so, it is not indestructible. While tough, tooth enamel can be weakened and broken down because of acid in the mouth. To make up your tooth, the enamel protects the softer, bonelike material below it (the dentin), and dentin protects the tooth pulp… Read more »

What’s Cosmetic Dentistry?

General dentistry is about preventing oral health erosion, preserving robust teeth and caring for unhealthy teeth and gums, but there’s more to dentistry than just that. Of the many subfields of dentistry, cosmetic dentistry may be the most popular. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on enhancing the appearance of teeth and may also include some restorative procedures…. Read more »

Acid Reflux Impacts Your Oral Health

Acid reflux, also called GERD, is a condition that causes heartburn and pushes acids into your esophagus. As you can probably tell, it affects both your digestive and circulatory systems.  Did you know that it can also influence your oral health?   When the acid from your stomach reaches your mouth, it can damage your… Read more »

Treat Your Dental Anxiety With the Help of Oral Conscious Sedation

Many people experience dental anxiety, and if you are in that group, you are not alone. With the help of oral conscious sedation, however, your dental anxiety can be a thing of the past. At , Dr. is pleased to offer oral conscious sedation for our patients in , . Our goal is to provide… Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Help Replace the Function and Appearance of Teeth Lost to Untreated Cavities

If you struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine, then you are placing your teeth at risk for developing new cavities. Left untreated a cavity on one tooth can promote tooth decay to develop on the surrounding teeth. Without professional treatment at Dr. ’s dental office, the roots of multiple teeth could become severely… Read more »

A Porcelain Crown Can Restore a Tooth

Your smile’s appearance plays a significant role in your life. When one of your teeth suffers from a visual imperfection such as a mismatched dental filling, discolored tooth enamel, or a dental fracture, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. To effectively treat a problem like this, Dr. might recommend replacing the entire tooth enamel layer… Read more »

Toothbrush Care and Tips

Did you know how you treat your toothbrush is how you treat your smile? Think about it. If you neglect your toothbrush you are neglecting your oral health. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to give you some tips and tricks when it comes to your toothbrush care. Your… Read more »