A Tooth With a Missing Dental Filling Might Need to Be Treated with a Dental Crown

A dental filling is commonly used to repair a small filling or a chipped area of tooth enamel. They are typically bonded in place with enough integrity to last for many years. However, inconsistent oral hygiene practices and the passage of time can gradually start to weaken a dental filling’s relationship to the surrounding tooth… Read more »

Does Your Child Suck their Thumb?

Depending on the intensity of your child’s thumb sucking habits, they can cause dental and even oral problems related to the teeth, mouth, and possibly the jaw. Our dental team at want to help you to stop this habit at least by the time they turn four years old. As an acceptable habit while they’re… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Bridge restorations are typically secured in the mouth with a strong dental-grade cement. This is meant to hold them firm through the course of the daily rigors of chewing and grinding food. Yet there are times when a blow to the face, an oral emergency, or a bacterial complication from gum disease can potentially weaken… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment and Fluoride Supplements Can Help Reduce Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity can sometimes be caused by weakened tooth enamel. Poor oral hygiene and acidic foods and beverages can cause the microscopic pores on the surfaces of your teeth to expand. When this happens, it can expose the sensitive dentin layer to the shock caused by hot, cold, sweet or acidic things. One of the… Read more »

Sleep and Your Oral Health: What You Should Know

You may already know that exercising regularly is important if you’re hoping to stay strong and healthy. For example, you probably know that exercising and following a well-balanced diet are important steps you should take. You might also understand that you should try to get the right amount of sleep every night, but have you… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs Mindful Care

Dental restorations that call for having a dental crown installed typically require two separate appointments. The first treatment session will involve removing the entire tooth enamel layer, leaving behind a small pillar of dentin, which is known as an abutment. This will eventually anchor your new crown into place. While our off-site dental lab technician… Read more »

The Facts About Canker Sores

Do you ever think about what you could do to deal with canker sores? Are you ever concerned about what might be causing these painful sores? Conversely, have you ever wondered if there could be something you should do to make canker sores more comfortable? Unfortunately, canker sores tend to be pretty common. However, these… Read more »

FAQs for a Sparkling Smile

If you’re thinking about getting your teeth whitened, you’re not alone. The American Association of Orthodontists has discovered that nearly 90% of dental patients have requested teeth whitening. Here are a few FAQs: Why are my teeth not white anymore? There are a number of possible reasons. It may have to do with what you… Read more »

Are Dental Veneers the Superstar Dental Service You’ve Been Waiting For?

Is your mouth on the cusp of greatness but still lacks the pizazz to truly put it over the top into dental superstardom? Are your teeth a single stain or discoloration away from being considered in the running for smile of the year or greatest teeth on earth? Even if your teeth are not even… Read more »

Restoring a Smile with Dental Implants

What are dental implants? For a patient who is missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. may recommend dental implants in , . A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post, which fuses with the jawbone, and a… Read more »