A Knocked-Out Tooth Can Be Replaced With a Bridge

There are some extreme situations when a tooth can be knocked out of its socket. This is often related to hard falls, blows to the face, and playing in contact sports without a mouth guard, but there are mundane situations that could also knock a tooth out. Sometimes the tooth cannot be saved and any… Read more »

Preventing Periodontitis

Periodontitis, an advanced form of gum disease, is a serious issue in this country. In fact, it is one of the most common health problems today, affecting nearly 47% of Americans over 30. That’s almost 65 million people. With so many people suffering from periodontitis, it’s important to know what the warning signs are, and… Read more »

Facts About Dental Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Dr. recommend a dental crown in , ? – To keep a weak tooth from breaking – To… Read more »

Smile Brighter With BOTOX®

There are a variety of treatment options for people who want to improve their smile. Most of these involve work done to the teeth or even the gums. But having vibrant, healthier-looking skin also contributes to a great smile. At , we offer BOTOX® injection to help rejuvenate the look of facial skin. BOTOX is… Read more »

Avoiding the Effects of Plaque

To avoid the deleterious effects of plaque on your pearly whites, there are steps you can take. Every day, you can brush and floss to reduce plaque formation. Plaque is that sticky bacterial film that coats your teeth and gums. You can feel it if you run your tongue along the back bottom of your teeth…. Read more »

Why a Healthy Smile May Also Mean a Healthy Body

Did you know that your body actually benefits from a healthy smile? Healthy teeth and gums will not only help your smile look its best but will also help your body feel its best, because inflammation in the mouth from tooth decay and gum disease can spread to other parts of your body through the… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance

In recent years, oral hygiene manufactures have flooded store aisle with a wide variety of oral hygiene products, with the intention of meeting consumer needs. Some of the more aggressive marketing messages tend to make claims that over-promise, yet sometimes under-deliver. Finding just the right oral hygiene products for your family can sometimes be a… Read more »

The Truth About Brushing Your Teeth

You’ve been taking care of your teeth for years, but would you be surprised to learn that even if you brush and floss every day, there may be a few things you could do a little better? For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you brush too hard or use… Read more »

Removing Something from Between your Teeth or Gums

Having something stuck between your teeth or along the gum line can be uncomfortable and cause anxiety. Some of the most common objects include popcorn hulls, meat fibers, seeds and fruit peels. Bad habits like chewing on pens and pencils and other hard objects can also break small pieces off that become lodged uncomfortably. It’s… Read more »

Products and Procedures for a Bright White Smile

Age tobacco use, staining foods and dark beverages are some of the more common causes of staining on your teeth. The primary source of staining and how deeply your teeth are stained will help to dictate what tooth whitening products or procedures will be needed to restore your bright, white smile. Before starting any tooth… Read more »