Fighting the Bad in “Bad Breath”

No one likes bad breath. To eliminate oral odors, most people brush their teeth, chew on gum (which should be sugar free), or rinse their mouth out. There is, however, a condition which makes the prevention of bad breath very difficult. It is called halitosis, and our dentist in , , wants to help you… Read more »

Set up Your Teen Smile for Summer Success with Optimum Oral Health Care

Set up your teen smile for summer success with optimum oral health care. As you progress through the teenage years, you may be faced with a multitude of peer pressure situations that seek to destroy your smile. The first step to traversing the teenage years successfully begins with making the right oral health care decisions,… Read more »

Invisalign® for Your Healthy Smile

When it comes to aligning your smile, Invisalign® is not only good for your teeth but your oral health as well. The American Dental Association (ADA) has found that an aligned smile is good for your overall health, as well as taking care of those oral issues incurred from a misaligned bite, including chewing difficulties, problems… Read more »

Can Tooth Loss Be Fixed with Dentures?

Can tooth loss be fixed with dentures? Dentures are a removable tooth replacement possibility that can fill any gap you have, large or small, for a functional smile that is easy to care for. If you are only missing a few teeth, partial dentures can be created to suit your needs, but if you are… Read more »

An Introduction to Dental Bridges

If you’ve lost a permanent tooth because of oral trauma or periodontal disease, don’t worry; there is a solution! Among many possibilities, your dentist, Dr. might call for a dental bridge. Here’s an introduction on this wonderful invention: A dental bridge is custom-made, dental appliance made of durable porcelain consisting of a pontic (i.e. false… Read more »

Do You Need a Root Canal? We Can Help!

What have you heard about root canal therapy? Have you been told that it’s an extremely unpleasant treatment? Fortunately, root canal therapy has made a number of advancements in recent years, making it much more comfortable than it has been in the past. Still, even though this treatment is more pleasant than it has been,… Read more »

How to Maintain a Strong and Healthy Smile While You’re Active

Dr. and our dental team want you to have the strongest and healthiest smile possible. Little did you know, sports and activities can harm your teeth and gums more than you might realize. This is why we encourage you to keep your smile in mind while you are active. That way you can have the… Read more »

Understanding the Progression of Gum Disease

Gum disease is the inflammation and infection of the gum tissues that needlessly afflicts the oral health of millions of Americans each year. When poor oral hygiene habits fail to remove plaque and stray food particles from your teeth and gumline, they inevitably harden into tartar. This constant bacterial exposure at the gumline causes inflammation… Read more »

Oral Health: Healthy Smiles for a Lifetime

If you desire a healthy smile for a lifetime, it is certainly within reach. In fact, maintaining oral hygiene habits for good oral health is important as you age, because as you age, the higher your risk for cavities and gum disease. Dry mouth is a common side effect of taking prescription medications, and healthy… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Restore the Mineral Density of Tooth Enamel

As you go about your average day, the acidic foods and beverages you consume can deplete the mineral content of your tooth enamel. This process of demineralization can is even more likely to occur if you have inconsistent oral hygiene habits. If it’s not counteracted in some way, this can weaken your teeth, making them… Read more »