The Body’s Immune System Might Need Help Dealing with a Dental Cyst

Dental cysts can develop when a distressed or emergent tooth also distresses the surrounding periodontal tissues. They can sometimes be associated with pre-emergent wisdom teeth, a developing primary tooth, or a tooth that suffers from a cavity near the gumline. Early symptoms could include a swelling at the gumline, irritation near a tooth, or a… Read more »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Dental Anxiety Treatments

  Have you ever found yourself worried or concerned about visiting your dentist? The truth is, you are not alone as many individuals suffer from this condition which is commonly referred to as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety can be caused by a plethora of reasons, many of which may not even be related to oral… Read more »

It’s the Season for…Dental Visits?

This time of the year, you are probably thinking about parties, family gatherings, and other holiday activities. Visiting the dentist may be the farthest thing from your mind right now, but it might be the best time for you and your family to schedule an appointment. During this time of the year, many kids are… Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Your Jaw Pain

Do you have jaw pain and are you’re having a hard time identifying the cause? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team are more than happy to help you determine the cause of your pain and eliminate it. Unfortunately, there are many things that can cause your jaw pain. To help you know… Read more »

How To Cope With Dental Anxiety

A past negative experience at the dentist oftentimes creates dental anxiety, which can make your next appointments scary. However, our team is dedicated to you having the best dental experience at , and we are happy to help you make that happen. Here are some recommendations to make it easier. First, find out more about… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Teeth

Here is a simple guide for the basic steps you can take to take care of your teeth. Brush: Brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Choose a toothbrush that has the ADA Seal of Acceptance and replace it every 3-4 months (even if the bristles look “fine”). Brush the inside, outside, and… Read more »

Including a Simple Fluoride Treatment in Your Dental Checkup Helps Prevent Cavities

The American Dental Association recommends having a dental checkup and cleaning performed by a dentist twice each year. This will serve to remove plaque buildup and tartar from your teeth while also monitoring the overall health of your mouth. If Dr. finds any areas of concern, will help you understand your treatment options. This might… Read more »

All about Canker Sores

Canker sores – what’s that all about? If you’re looking for the definition, here it is: basically, canker sores are those pesky ulcers that form on the soft tissues inside your mouth. Want to know more? Read on: -Cold sores and canker sores are different things. Cold sores are lesions that develop on the surface… Read more »

Summer Smile Essentials: Toothbrush Techniques

In order to make sure your teeth have the best chance of success in the future, it is imperative to employ all techniques and methods you can to improve your oral health care. This includes effective tooth brushing techniques, including the following: – When brushing your teeth, also brush your gums, as this can freshen… Read more »

What Do You Know about Temporomandibular Joints?

Did you know it’s imperative to keep your jaw joints healthy? Within your jaw has a set of ball-and-socket joints on each side of your face called your temporomandibular joints, or TMDs for short. If these joints are hurt, a TMD disorder will occur. If you are suffering from TMD disorder, your entire mouth may… Read more »