A Simple Guide to Flossing

Your best dental health begins with brushing and flossing your teeth. Although there are many options for flossing, we recommend that you start with threaded floss to determine if it is compatible with your smile’s needs and capabilities. To help your smile achieve optimal health, Dr. and our team offer the following flossing guidelines: –… Read more »

4 Exciting Ways to Encourage Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Your child has reached the age that he or she can begin brushing his or her teeth without assistance. But let’s face it—getting your child to brush his or her teeth can be like (pardon the expression) pulling teeth. So how do you get your child excited about dental hygiene? How do you convince them… Read more »

5 Guidelines for Keeping Your Mouth Healthy When You Have Diabetes

Did you know that diabetes can affect the state of your mouth? Diabetes increases your risk for such dental issues as dry mouth, oral thrush, and gum disease. The good news is that these are all preventable, as long as you consistently follow these five guidelines: – Control your blood glucose. Your family doctor has… Read more »

What Do I Do About Tooth Crown Pain?

Are you experiencing discomfort around a new or established dental crown? There are some things you can do at home to alleviate this discomfort. However, you may ultimately need to visit so that Dr. can treat the tooth. What Causes Tooth Crown Pain? There are several things that can cause tooth crown pain, including: –… Read more »

Have a No-Cavity Holiday Season

It may seem early to think about, but the holidays are coming up soon. That means busy times! One added stress you definitely don’t want this holiday season is a cavity. Here are ways to prepare to make sure your teeth stay healthy this holiday season. Brushing: We all know that brushing our teeth is… Read more »

The Toothbrush: A History

Today, the toothbrush is a very appreciated, important aspect of oral hygiene and the health of your smile. But how did the toothbrush come to be? Before the toothbrush, how did people clean their teeth? Continue reading to explore the origins of the toothbrush with Dr. and our team. Tools for cleaning the teeth date… Read more »

General Information about Mouthwash

There has been a lot of discussion as to when the best time to use mouthwash is, and it regularly includes the time shortly after meals. Because mouthwash is so efficient at washing away bacteria and food debris, using mouthwash after meals can help counterbalance harmful acids in your mouth and keep your smile shining…. Read more »

Facts About Dental Bridges

Those who are missing one or more teeth may have a hard time chewing or speaking. A dental bridge in , , is a great way to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth or teeth with artificial teeth by bridging the gap caused by missing teeth…. Read more »

Helpful Information About Your Dental Crown

What is a dental crown? A dental crown, which is tooth shaped, is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. When cemented in place, the dental crown will cover and protect the entire visible part of the tooth. When is a dental crown used? Dental crowns can be used in… Read more »

A Patient With Severe Periodontitis May Need a Complete Denture

Early on gum disease starts out as the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis. Without timely professional treatment the gumline can start to recede and bacterial deposits can build up near the roots of your teeth. This condition, which is known as periodontitis, can eventually lead to a degradation of healthy bone structure and the loss of… Read more »