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 »

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 »

Gum Disease Is More Serious Than You Might Think

When you think about a vibrant, healthy smile, you probably think about your teeth. And truthfully, healthy teeth are an integral part of oral health. But there are other elements that can sometimes get overlooked. One of these is your gums. Gums play an essential role in oral health, supporting and protecting teeth and other… Read more »