Taking Care of Your Dental Implants

Dental implants have become very popular over the years. One reason is that they are convenient. An implant is a great solution for a single missing tooth. An implant does not have to be removed, scrubbed and soaked at night, and it can be brushed and flossed just like other teeth. They are also sturdy…. Read more »

New Tips for Preventing Gum Disease

Do you keep up on oral hygiene and your regular dental visits because you wish to prevent gum disease? If so, good for you! You’re on the right track. Fortunately, there are also things you can do to further prevent the disease. Dr. is happy to tell you more by telling you all about them…. Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Cavity Prevention

Protecting your teeth against cavities begins with every ingredient you place in your mouth, most specifically the meals you eat daily. Cavity prevention is made possible with healthy eating habits. For a list of suggestions, here are a few tips about cavity prevention: If you have a cavity, likely it has been caused by a… Read more »

Do You Know What a Water Flosser Is?

Do you know what a water flosser is? A water flosser is an interdental device that is crafted to supplement your oral health care treatment using an alternative oral health care treatment method of cleaning between teeth. Water flossers work by using a unique gadget that can spray beams of water at teeth, rather than… Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Professional Dental Care

Dental crowns are typically made from materials like gold, base metals or dental-grade porcelain. They are made to restore a tooth with significantly affected tooth enamel. Dr. uses a strong dental adhesive to secure the crown to the anchoring abutment that holds it in your mouth. While it’s rare, there are some forms of dental… Read more »

A Special Focus on Improved Oral Hygiene Helps Prevent Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that often results from poor oral hygiene that has failed to remove plaque and food residue from your teeth. When this happens, these substances can harden into calculus. More commonly known as tartar, this bacterial-rich substance can cause significant inflammation and potential infection in the gum tissues…. Read more »

The Facts About Bleeding Gums

You probably know that you should brush your teeth every day for two minutes at a time. You also know that you should floss every day. Have you ever been told that bleeding gums is a normal part of caring for your pearly whites? Sadly, this isn’t true. In fact, bleeding gums could actually indicate… Read more »

Bad Breath: The 5 Things that Cause this Issue

Do you wish you could avoid bad breath every chance you could get? If so, our dental team would like to help you increase your chances of doing so! The best way to avoid bad breath is to identify the cause and do everything you can to eliminate it. The common causes of bad breath… Read more »

This Halloween, Maintain Your Family’s Healthy Smiles

October is in full swing, and our team in , , along with Dr. want to wish you and yours a safe, fun and healthy Halloween. That is why we are sharing this month’s message from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to strike a healthy balance between celebrating the holiday festivities… Read more »

Installing Your New Set of Dentures

If multiple teeth in your mouth have been lost or compromised by significant tooth decay, extractions or advanced periodontal disease, it can have serious ramifications. While it certainly will impair your ability to chew food, it can also affect your speech and overall quality of life. In a case like this Dr. might recommend you… Read more »