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 »

A Missing Crown Needs Your Dentist’s Attention

Dental crown restorations are typically used to treat a tooth that has suffered from a large cavity or fracture. The crown will perfectly replicate the tooth enamel layer with an alternate, durable, dental-grade material. Once it’s cemented onto the healthy abutment, it should last for many years. Yet it is possible for periodontal health issues… Read more »

The Treatment Involved in Placing Amalgam Dental Fillings

Sometimes dental caries, also known as dental cavities, can attack your teeth and alter your oral health. At this point, it’s important to call as soon as possible and schedule an appointment with Dr. to get your smile treated right away. If the tooth decay is caught at an early stage, there is a chance… Read more »

Untreated Dry Mouth Can Increase Your Chances of Suffering Tooth Decay

Your saliva plays an important role in the health and function of your mouth. While acute dehydration from something like a day out in the sun can cause you mouth to feel dry, it can usually be easily remedied. However, chronic dry mouth can promote bacterial growth in your mouth fostering your chances of develop… Read more »