Getting a New Brush

Do you know how long you’ve had your current toothbrush? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably used the same one for quite some time now. A brush isn’t something we regularly think about replacing. The truth is, though, that you need a new toothbrush much more often than you’d think. A worn out brush… Read more »

How to Avoid Oral Health Problems

Oral health problems are some of the most common health issues that plague American adults. Ironically, they’re also the most preventable of all health issues we face today Dr. and the team here at in , sees a lot of different oral health issues each day in the office. We’d much rather be treating patients… Read more »

Super Smiles: Chewing Gum

Your smile may not be getting the care it needs. Even if you continue to brush twice per day and floss once a day, there may be times when food and debris can cause damage to your teeth and gums. This can be especially true after eating. However, you should wait until 30 minutes after… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Plan Can Help You Maintain Strong Tooth Enamel

Your teeth rely on the mineral strength of your tooth enamel for the strength to bite and chew food. Strong tooth enamel is also essential for preventing cavities and problems with tooth sensitivity. If your regularly scheduled dental checkups with Dr. reveals a problem with the strength of your tooth enamel might recommend a simple… Read more »

Identify the Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Did you know, by identifying the causes of your sensitive teeth, you are taking the first step to overcoming it? To help you what could be causing your sensitive teeth, our dentist, Dr. with in , , is here to give you some necessary information about traditional causes that could be triggering it. If you… Read more »

Temporarily Protecting a Fractured Tooth with Dental Wax

Athletic injuries that result in a blow to your mouth can sometimes create a chip or a fracture of a tooth. Tooth damage can also be caused by grinding your teeth and chewing objects or ice. If the fractured tooth causes immediate pain or severe sensitivity, you need to have it treated as soon as… Read more »

How High Is Your Cavity Risk?

Do you know if you have a heightened risk for cavities? Cavities occur when damage to the tooth enamel reaches the point that it forms a hole into the tooth. Although the protective layer of tooth enamel over your teeth is very sturdy, it can become weakened by the acids from and plaque buildup. A… Read more »

Flossing for Success in 2018

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions–dutifully made, and often forgotten by Valentine’s. Well, might we suggest a simple change you can make that doesn’t require much effort and is easy to last the whole year and longer? Take better care of your smile!   Of course, you already brush your teeth for two… Read more »

How to Monitor Gum Disease When There Aren’t Signs

Luckily, most dental ailments come with warning signs. In the case of gum disease, the signs are red, swollen and tender gums. But what about when there are no warning signs? Are there still ways you can be on guard? Find out some additional information by reading on below, and feel free to ask us… Read more »

A Secret in Oral Health Success: Tooth Hazard Prevention

  Dental damage can occur in a lot of ways. Even though we often think of oral accidents and injuries such as blunt trauma to the face, tooth hazards such as microscopic damage and slow decay are often much more likely to happen to your teeth and gums. For this reason, it is always important… Read more »