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 »

How You Can Deal With Bruxism

When you get nervous or upset, do you ever find yourself clenching your teeth? While this may seem like a simple, harmless reaction to difficult circumstance, grinding your teeth can actually has quite a few repercussions. Fortunately, if you do suffer from teeth grinding (which is also referred to as bruxism) your dentist can help…. Read more »

A Crown Replaces the Enamel of a Damaged Tooth

Tooth decay, fractures or large fillings that fall out can sometimes leave only a small amount of healthy enamel remaining on a tooth. A crown can replace this enamel with an artificial tooth that is anchored to the existing root. Getting a crown requires two separate appointments. At the first appointment the dentist will inspect… Read more »

Choosing the Best Toothpastes for You

It’s sometimes hard choosing toothpaste. There are many different brands and kinds that do different things. So, how do you know you’re choosing the toothpaste best for you and your family? That is why our team is here to help explain how to find the best toothpaste for you and your specific needs. To help… Read more »

Understanding Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissue and bones that surround and support the teeth. It is caused by germs and bacteria from the plaque in your mouth and on your teeth. The bacteria from the plaque irritate your gums and eventually cause an infection that can lead to… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Right After Root Canal Therapy

Have you heard horror stories about root canal therapy? Fortunately, the stories about this treatment tend to be worse than the actual treatment. In fact, most patients who have had a root canal will say that the treatment is relatively painless. Of course root canals can only be painless because your teeth are numbed. However… Read more »

Can Mouthwash Sub for Your Flossing Routine?

We are well ensconced in fall festivities and winter is nearly upon us. With all this seasonal change an increase in eating seasonal party food is finally on the menu! What happens to us when we eat all the fun foods that will be making the rounds? If you are like many, you want to… Read more »

How to Care for Tinnitus

Do you hear a ringing in your ears even when there’s no noise around you? How about a buzzing, clicking, hissing, or roaring? If you hear any of these, you might be suffering from tinnitus. Typically, tinnitus is an annoyance, but nothing serious. However, you may also experience trouble sleeping, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, anxiety,… Read more »

Holiday Feasting and Dental Sealants

This upcoming holiday season, while you are consuming your favorite foods, you may want to take extra care of your pearly whites and your gums. Your oral health is crucial to enjoying eating as well as talking and smiling while you are visiting with friends and family. If you have healthy molars in your mouth… Read more »