Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Floss

How has your dental floss care been this year? Are you confident about using your current techniques and methods for flossing in the new year to ensure your smile remains safe from any dental dangers that can arise? If you require additional oral health care treatments, it may be due to a failure of your… Read more »

Unique Insight on Chewing Gum

  What are the key contributors to optimum oral hygiene that reside in saliva? Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth, and it is important to always make sure you have it in abundance. One highly effective treatment for producing saliva is by chewing sugarless gum after meals. In addition, sugarless gum can… Read more »

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 »

Dental Tips for a Lifelong Smile

It’s important to avoid dental issues as much as possible in order to keep your smile strong and healthy for a lifetime. This can happen as long as you take proper care of your oral health every day. Our dentist and team offer three recommendations to help you care for your smile and maintain it… 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 »