Here Is What You Need to Know About Using a Water Flosser

A water flosser is an extremely useful interdental cleaner that helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease by removing particles from your smile. Water flossers eliminate many of the common struggles that patients experience with flossing, including slimy fingers, slippery floss, and hurting the gums. If you have a water flosser that you are unsure… Read more »

Plaque 101

Plaque is a white, sticky film that clings to the teeth and gumline. Unfortunately, it is very dangerous for the smile, especially because it can promote tooth decay and gum disease. It’s important to remove this substance regularly by brushing, flossing, rinsing, and visiting your dentist. If you don’t remove it from your smile, it… Read more »

So You Think You Know About Mouth Guards…

Mouth guards are just for contact sports, right? Actually, they can be used for much more than that. Learn more about how you can guard your chompers with mouth guards by taking this quiz we’ve made. 1. This type of mouth guard protects your pearly whites from grinding and chipping, and it is commonly prescribed… Read more »

Taking the Mystique Out of A Root Canal

Depending on when you grew up, the words “root canal” may conjure up images of a long time in the dentist’s chair, a lengthy recovery time, and of course, pain. However, even though it may take more than one visit to take care of your tooth, dental medicine has made significant strides over the years… Read more »

Defend Your Teeth from Harm

Your teeth are made to chew food, but that’s about all they can do. For some reason, many of us think that our chompers can also do a variety of other tasks, but doing anything other than chewing food (safely) with our pearly whites can result in serious damages. Be careful of the following practices:… Read more »

The Details About Restorative Dentistry

Your dentist, Dr. , offers restorative dentistry at and our dental team is happy to tell you why. Dental issues and emergencies happen, whether we like it or not. When they do occur, restorative dentistry is there to save the day. Restorative dentistry focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of oral health problems, diseases, and… Read more »

The Answers to Your Adult Dental Care Questions

Dental care can be a tricky thing, especially through different phases of your life. But there is no need to worry—if you have any questions, Dr. and our dental team are more than happy to help you. Today, we are happy to answer frequently asked questions about adult smiles and dental care. Question No. 1:… Read more »

Dental Erosion and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

The process of enamel wearing down over time is called dental erosion. Even though your tooth enamel is an extremely strong substance, it is often no match for the acidity found in foods and drinks. Destructive acids that exist in snacks, as well as those converted from sugars, can chew through tooth enamel and form… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Sedation Dentistry

If a person is suffers from dental anxiety,  a sedative can be used to help them through their dental procedure. The use of gas is quite common to many dentist offices and is very safe. Gas is used to help a patient relax during treatment. A mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide, also called laughing… Read more »

Keeping a Dental Implant in Shape

Have you restored your smile with a dental implant in , ? If so, good for you! Now it’s time to take loving care of it so it will last many years and even a lifetime. But then, you may not know how! No worries; we can help. encourages you to do the following: -Keep… Read more »