A significant connection exists between our oral health and our overall physical well-being. Just because we go to the dentist we are thinking primarily of our teeth and gums does not mean we are not at the same time taking care of our general health The Mouth is One of Our Gateways to the World […]
The safety and health of our patients have always been our top priority. Whether this is through the care we provide or the environment of our practice. Our internal policies and procedures have always exceeded federally mandated guidelines to protect our community and staff. As of May 11th, 2020 we will begin seeing patients for elective […]
Most people have heard of the negative impact drinking sugary liquids, such as soda, can have in their teeth. Here, we want to cover a little more extensively some of the best and worst drinks for our teeth and why the bad ones are so bad. Sugary Drinks, Bacteria and Acid Soda is terrible for […]
Decay, accidents, and sports related injuries are just a few of the common causes of tooth loss. However, thanks to modern dentistry, none of us has to endure the embarrassment and other difficulties associated with having the gaps created by missing teeth.
White spots can sometime appear on perfectly healthy teeth. One such time this can happen is when the enamel of developing adult teeth is exposed to too much fluoride – a condition known as fluorosis.
Summer is here and with it comes family vacations, camping, traveling, and exploring new places. These are an exciting next few months, but before you leave we’d like to offer a few tips and reminders about caring for your teeth and gums while you’re away
Imagine sitting in the middle of a date, an interview, or a party with friends and realizing your breath is far from minty-fresh. We’ve all been there. Everything seems to be going along just fine and all a sudden our confidence is defeated and the event turns as sour as our breath. But why do we get bad breath and what can we do to prevent it?
There’s an old cliché: “That’s worse than getting a root canal”, sometimes expressed as, “I’d rather have a root canal than….”. Don’t worry, any dental technique that may have spawned these phrases is long gone. Having a root canal is not the painful, stressful, procedure you might think.
Have ever burned your mouth or tongue by taking a nice big bite out of a hot slice of pizza, sipping a spoonful of boiling soup, fresh off the stove, or perhaps taken a gulp from a cup of scalding coffee or tea? If so, you know how painful that can be.
Some of us have teeth that are not as white or as close to perfection as we would like them to be. Perhaps a tooth has been chipped or fractured. In some cases, teeth may have become discolored from age, smoking, or the beverages we drink.