Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Replace the Physical Effectiveness of Dental Floss

An effective and consistent daily oral hygiene routine is the very first proactive step in preventing cavities and periodontal health problems. This starts with thoroughly brushing your teeth every morning and evening, followed by flossing each of your teeth and along the gumline each night. Brushing your teeth with a... Read more »

Tips for a Top-Notch Thanksgiving Smile

Having a healthy and beautiful smile during the holidays can be quite convenient, especially because you don’t have to stress about cavities and other dental issues and you also have the stunning white smile you need that can give you the appearance you desire. To help you achieve your Thanksgiving... Read more »

A Tooth with a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired with an Amalgam or Composite Dental Filling

If you’ve noticed increasing sensitivity with one of your teeth, or discomfort when chewing, you might be experiencing the early symptoms of a newly developed cavity. In a situation like this, you should have the tooth examined as soon as possible by one of our professionally trained dentists, Drs. Michael... Read more »

A Minor Dental Fracture That Doesn’t Cause Immediate Distress Still Needs Treatment

Minor dental fractures can often be the result of simple bad habits. Common causes including biting on your fingernails, using your teeth to open packaging, not wearing a mouth guard during sports, or nibbling on pencils, and pens. Even if the chipped tooth doesn’t cause you any immediate pain or... Read more »

How to Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape During Holiday Parties

The holidays are a great time to spend time with family and feel the joy and excitement all around. Unfortunately, it’s oftentimes not too exciting for the smile. This is because there are many things that can threaten and harm it. So, we know the holidays haven’t quite arrived, but... Read more »

A Dentist’s Attention Will Be Needed to Treat a Missing Dental Crown

Dental crowns are typically bonded to their anchoring abutment with a very strong dental adhesive. This provides the necessary hold to fully restore the tooth’s function in your mouth. Yet there are sometimes when a hard blow to the face or poor oral health practices can weaken the bond between... Read more »

How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Keeping a great oral health routine doesn’t have to be difficult! Here are some things to consider as you evaluate your daily dental care routine. First: Are you brushing twice a day, every day, for 2 minutes per session? This is necessary to make sure you are getting your teeth... Read more »

Do You Have Blotchy Teeth Because of Fluorosis? Here Are Some Tips

If you have white or brown splotches on your teeth, there is no need to worry. Oftentimes, this is the result of fluorosis, which is a condition that occurs when the teeth are exposed to too much fluoride. This can make the teeth unattractive. Fortunately, there are dental treatments our... Read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Teenage Dentistry

As you get older, your teeth will begin to slide into their permanent positions within your dental profile. As a teen, the last set of your teeth, your wisdom teeth, will appear. If that wasn’t enough stress for your dental health, a host of other issues can leave you stressed... Read more »

Can’t Brush? Eat a Healthy Meal!

It’s the 21st Century and despite all the modern conveniences, we seem to be busier than ever. Small wonder then, that clean mouths and teeth might become an afterthought with everything else vying for our attention. That is especially true when we are at work or at school. Nothing is... Read more »