Early Detection Might Allow a Cavity to Be Repaired with a Filling

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene regimen increase the chances of the bacteria in your mouth exploiting the tooth enamel to form a cavity. This might cause a change in texture in the tooth or heightened sensitivity. With early detection, Dr. might be able to repair a small cavity with a standard dental filling. Before… Read more »

How Can Your Dentist Eliminate a Gap Between Your Teeth?

If you have a gap between two of your teeth—especially between your two front teeth—you may be self-conscious about your appearance. A large gap may even keep you from smiling or speaking with confidence. Known as a diastema, a space between the teeth can appear if your teeth are too small or narrow for your… Read more »

Whitening Strips and Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

Many people struggling with dental stains will reach out to Dr. to find the most effective method of safely whitening their smile. In many cases, moderate to severely stained tooth enamel cannot be improved by the whitening products sold in stores. To fully restore the white luster of your smile, Dr. might recommend a dental… Read more »

Bad Habits Lead to Bad Oral Hygiene

Did you know that the habits of your day-to-day life play a massive role in your oral health? The decisions you make and the foods you eat can drastically lower the lifespan of your teeth. Since your adult teeth are the last pair you will ever receive, try to protect them as much as you… Read more »

Worn Teeth: An In-Depth Look at This Problem and Its Solutions

As you age, it’s completely natural for your tooth enamel to slowly wear down. At the age of 30, for example, a “normal” adult will have lost about a millimeter from their front teeth due to the friction caused by chewing. Unfortunately, an increasing number of older adults are experiencing excessive wear beyond what’s considered… Read more »

Crown Your Smile with a CEREC® Same-Day Dental Crown

Have you ever heard of dental crowns that can be customized and installed in a single visit? It’s true, with CEREC® same-day dental crowns, you can have your crown milled, customized, fitted, and installed all in the period of a single day. Thanks to modern technology and the use of cutting-edge computer-assisted technology, a precise… Read more »

Do You Know how to Take Care of Your Dental Implant?

You may know missing a tooth might make smiling in public difficult, but would you be surprised to hear that a tooth can also lead to a number of problems? Fortunately, there are several options that can be used to replace your missing tooth. For example, a dental implant is a viable option you should… Read more »

Important Insights for Gum Disease Prevention

Gum disease is a serious condition afflicting the oral health of an estimated 47 percent of people over the age of 30. This inflammation and potentially dangerous infection of the gums can have a significant negative impact on your oral health and quality of life. Gum disease has varying degrees. The earliest form is known… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Options

The world of cosmetic dentistry is full of different options for people who either simply want to change the look of their teeth to people who need the treatment in order to restore the full look and function of their smile. With all of that in mind, let’s look at a few different options in… Read more »

Dentures or Dental Implants? The Right Tooth Replacement Option for You

Adult tooth loss can be frustrating, inconvenient, and even embarrassing. However, if you have missing teeth, you are not alone. The American College of Prosthodontists reports that 178 million adults in the United States have at least one missing tooth, while an estimated 40 million have lost all their teeth. Luckily, modern dental technologies allow… Read more »