A Complete Denture Might Be Able to Replace the Function of Teeth Lost to Periodontitis

Untreated gingivitis can gradually worsen into the severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis. This level of periodontal infection can gradually deplete the natural bone structure that anchors your teeth in your mouth.   This can lead to multiple cases of tooth loss, and existing teeth that feel uncomfortable and are at… Read more »

Why Do I Need to Rinse?

Your , Dr. , encourages you to include rinsing with mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine. But have you ever wondered why? Well, our dental team will be happy to tell you why! Whether you believe it or not, rinsing can help your smile in a myriad of ways. Those ways are: -Mouthwash can eliminate… Read more »

What Happens When You’re Missing Teeth?

What happens when you’re missing chompers? Will you be able to speak suitably? Chew correctly? And how will your other pearly whites react? Find out by reading on. Several side effects become present when a patient is missing teeth. One of the prime side effects is the inability to enunciate appropriately; pronouncing words appropriately is… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Tooth Extractions

You may have been told you need a tooth extraction by the dentist to improve your oral health. At , we are happy to discuss with you on what to expect with tooth extractions in , , but here are the most important things to consider:   Would removing the tooth be the best solution… Read more »

Reasons to Clean Your Tongue

If you’re reading on our dental blog, you might probably be familiar with tongue cleaning. Tongue cleaning, the practice of getting rid of acids from your tongue using a specially-shaped oral appliance, has a few benefits, and you should deliberate on them if you’re on the fence about tongue cleaning. One of the most desirable… Read more »

Dental Hygiene Tips for Your October Smile

Because October is celebrated as National Dental Hygiene Month, our dental team at has some tips to share today about how to promote good oral health for yourself and the people you care about.   The ADA (American Dental Association) promotes brushing your pearly whites twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush. You want to… Read more »

Tooth Colored Fillings for a Lovely Smile

If you are looking to keep your smile healthy, be sure to attend your semiannual dental exams to check for cavities. A cavity occurs when the enamel of a tooth erodes at to the point that visible hole forms. Don’t let your cavity ruin the look of your smile; keep it lovely with tooth colored… Read more »

Enhance Your Smile by Eating These Foods

“Confusing” is the easy way of understanding health guidelines. At , we want you to have robust oral health wherever you may be, whether that’s in our office, at home, at work or anywhere else. Here are a few mouth-healthy snacks that you can rest easy eating (and drinking). Leafy greens. Leafy greens like spinach… Read more »

A Significant Lip Injury Might Need First-Aid While Assessing the Need for Further Care

There are times when a household accident, a hard fall, or a blow to the face from sports can cause significant oral trauma. While this can certainly damage teeth and gums it could also cause a serious lip injury. In a moment such as this applying, some simple first-aid measure can help manage pain, and… Read more »

Is Your Child Losing Teeth? Make it Less Scary by Teaming Up With the Tooth Fairy

Your child will lose their baby teeth in different ways, and sometimes it can be scary. This phase should start around 6 or 7 years old, and the baby teeth will be replaced by the permanent teeth. If tooth loss is scary for your child, there are things in the world that can make it… Read more »