A Loose Crown Could Suffer from Serious Complications

Dr. routinely cements dental crowns in place with a powerful dental adhesive. While this is meant to hold the crown firmly onto the abutment within, there are some things that can loosen the connection that is holding the crown in place. This could be as traumatic as a blow to the face or complications resulting… Read more »

How to Have a Healthy Smile: The Perfect Lunchbox Snacks

Your dentist, Dr. , cares about your child’s smile, which is why encourages you to motivate your child to keep up on oral hygiene and visit the office every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. In addition, you can also help your child by keeping them on a healthy and balanced diet. In… Read more »

Learning About Dentures

Have you ever wondered if dentures are the best path for you? If so, you are not alone. With so many new cosmetic dental procedures and smile restoration options, it’s easy to find yourself wondering about what path to take. That is why, our team here at in , , is happy to give you… Read more »

The Severity of a Tongue Injury Will Dictate the First Aid and Treatment Needed

Accidentally biting your tongue while chewing gum or eating a snack is a common occurrence in life. It rarely causes any significant injury. At the same time, there are also rare instances when a hard fall or blow the face can cause a serious tongue injury that requires immediate first aid. The severity of your… Read more »

Spice Up Your Halloween Season with These Halloween Dental Jokes

Our team loves to make you smile. So, to help you put a smile on your face and get into the Halloween mood, Dr. and our team have some fun Halloween dental jokes for you! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Q: What do mice use to floss their teeth? A:… Read more »

The Facts on Teeth Clenching

Did you know that clenching your teeth, which is also known as bruxism, can occur while you’re sleeping or when you’re awake? Sadly, this issue can actually lead to a number of serious issues. Many people clench their teeth without realizing what they’re doing. This is especially problematic because you may clench your teeth while… Read more »

Dentures can be Used to Restore Your Smile

Many things can cause you to lose your teeth. Collisions in sports, tooth decay, gum disease, and many other oral conditions all can contribute to tooth loss. Lose enough teeth, and that can cause serious problems for your life quality. Chewing food becomes difficult, speaking is harder, and you lose confidence in your smile. Dentures… Read more »

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What to Use When You are Out of Toothpaste

What do you do to keep up your oral health? Do you make a point of brush and floss every day? If so, good for you—but what would you do if you found your toothpaste tube empty one day and weren’t able to get more right away? As you can probably guess, you shouldn’t just… Read more »

A Tooth with Cracked Enamel Might Need a Crown

Unfortunately, there are times when a hard fall or blow to the face can crack your tooth’s enamel. If the crack is limited to the enamel layer and the internal structures of the tooth are not threatened, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend replacing the entire enamel layer with a dental crown in , …. Read more »