A Primary Tooth with a Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

While the primary teeth are meant to be lost as your child ages, tooth decay in these teeth can still affect your child’s oral development. A lost primary tooth can lead to possible orthodontic complications with the alignment of your son or daughter’s permanent teeth. If your child has been complaining about tooth discomfort, you… Read more »

A Primer for TMJ Disorder

TMJ is short for Temporormandibular joint disorder. This is an issue with the joint that connects the jawbone to the skull and may be caused or aggravated by excessive clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth. Gone undiagnosed, the disorder causes pain in the joint of the jaw and soreness in the muscles… Read more »

The Benefits of a Dental Cleaning

Do you ever wonder why it’s important to get a dental cleaning every six months? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to tell you why! Dental cleanings can benefit you, your smile, and your oral health in many ways. In fact, a cleaning can: -Help you prevent dental issues: This is… Read more »

Mouthwash Aids Brushing and Flossing

A daily mouth washing routine is wise for your oral hygiene. While there is no better habit to get into than brushing and flossing, including a mouthwash to your morning ritual is a welcome addition. The assault on tooth decay is all about getting into those cracks and tight spaces, but reaching the problem places… Read more »

Shed Some Light on Halitosis Prevention

  Keeping your mouth clean and strong requires the necessary treatments to ensure that bad breath cannot stay in your mouth. It is important to understand what is causing it. Bad breath could be caused by infections, medications you’re taking, plaque buildup, foods you’re eating, lack of oral hygiene, and other unhealthy habits in your… Read more »

Important Tips About Oral Cancer Screenings

Are you aware of how important oral cancer screenings are? If you have not already received one, it is important to visit your dentist to get checked. Oral cancer is highly prevalent in all aspects of society and could hit any individual at any age. Over 40,000 Americans every year are diagnosed with oral and… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Brushing with Baking Soda

Whether you believe it or not, baking soda has long been an alternative to toothpaste, and many people will admit to using it to clean the smile. Now, as you probably already know, many toothpaste manufacturers include baking soda in their paste. So, is brushing your teeth with baking soda good or bad? To help… Read more »

How Do I Care for My Inflamed Gums?

Are your gums inflamed (swollen)? If so, it’s best to do all you can to help them. Unfortunately, there are many causes of inflamed gums, but because gum disease is one of those causes (gum disease is a dangerous dental issue), it’s best to schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. , just to be… Read more »

Enhance Your Tooth Brushing Treatments

One of the key components of oral hygiene is brushing your teeth. However, in the quest for a better smile, we often find ourselves not aware of or shirking our responsibilities to our toothbrush. Here are some good tips to follow: – The best way to care for your toothbrush when it’s not in use… Read more »

Don’t Let Problems With Your Smile Go Untreated When Invisalign® Can Help You Achieve the Smile You Want

At the dental practice of , our team in , is happy to address problems with your smile using an orthodontic alternative to braces called Invisalign®. Invisalign is an effective, popular alignment system that overcomes crooked or crowded teeth, a misaligned bite, and teeth with gaps. Invisalign accomplishes this without using brackets and wires, and instead, relies… Read more »