The Answers to Questions About Oral Hygiene With Braces

Do you have questions about oral hygiene with braces? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to give you the answers you need. It’s very important to know all about oral hygiene with braces because oral hygiene can help you maintain a top-notch orthodontic appliance and it can help you have a more successful… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Cavity Prevention

Do you know what a cavity is? A cavity arises due to a hole in your tooth enamel. Oftentimes, cavities are the product of acids chewing through your tooth enamel until the point a hole forms. To help prevent cavities from arising, always establish effective cleaning routines and have a healthy diet in place that… Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Bruxism

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, could be threatening your teeth while you sleep. In fact, many people grind their teeth at night, which many believed is linked to stress. In some cases, changing a pillow or using a night guard can help with this condition. Unfortunately, many people do not know they are experiencing… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Dental Anxiety

If you find yourself constantly suffering from dental anxiety, it means that underlying stresses and fears will need to be dealt with. There are several forms of treatments that can help alleviate concerns and worries that often arise with dental anxiety. However, always be sure to let your dentist know about any concerns or worries… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Require First-Aid Until You Can See the Dentist

When you suffer a blow to the mouth from an accident or a sports injury, the damage to soft oral tissues and teeth can range in severity. In such cases, some basic dental first-aid will help manage your discomfort, while you are waiting for emergency treatment from Dr. at . You can clear any debris… Read more »

Flossing for Success in 2018

We all know that brushing teeth is the foundation for good oral hygiene. But do you put equal focus on flossing? Flossing should be brushing’s lifelong companion. It serves similar purposes to brushing, as it removes plaque and food particles. However, flossing removes them from places your brush cannot reach–the spaces in between your teeth…. Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Oral Cancer Screening

As the winter season comes around once more, have you done everything you can to keep the oral health in good standing this year? Specifically, have you had an oral cancer screening yet this year? If not, it is important to have your oral cancer screening to determine if you’re suffering from the health disorder…. Read more »

The Storing and Caring of Toothbrushes

As adults, there are many things we need to take care of. The car, the house, the dog. But is your toothbrush on the list? It should be! Here are 3 basic steps to taking care of your toothbrush. Replace it Frequently: Toothbrushes only last three to four months. This is true even if the… Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth for a Great Smile!

Taking care of your teeth and gums means dedicating a few minutes every day to oral hygiene habits, and being aware of the foods you eat. This is a fairly simple process, and can easily be achieved by anyone who wants a great smile! First, brush and floss your teeth. You should brush twice a… Read more »

A Case of Dental Attrition Needs Timely Treatment to Prevent Further Complications

Dental attrition can occur when minor deviations in your dentition cause two of your teeth to wear on each other. As this starts to happen an increasing amount of tooth enamel and dental structure can gradually erode from the tooth. In time a new cavity could form in the area, or the tooth could suffer… Read more »