Are You Considering Veneers?

Do you have worn, broken, or discolored teeth and have been looking for a solution? Dental veneers, especially porcelain veneers, may be the option you have been looking for. Veneers are sculpted to fit your mouth, so they will not look like you have novelty party teeth. There are many advantages to veneers and the following are just a few.... read more »

Identifying Bad Habits That Can Damage Your Smile

You likely learned very young that brushing, flossing, and rinsing are essential for a healthy smile. These rituals that you learned as a child become habits, a normal part of your daily routine. While good habits are easy to identify, it's just as easy to overlook some of the not-so-healthy habits that could damage your teeth and gums. Recognizing and... read more »

Your Guide to the Treatment and Prevention of Bad Breath

If you struggle with bad breath, you know the worry and anxiety that can often arise in situations where you're expected to socialize. While you may brush and floss regularly, there may be other causes of your bad breath that can only be identified and treated by a professional. An important part of finding the solution to any problem is... read more »

Toothbrush Tips for Good Oral Health

Brushing Teeth is Important Besides seeing your dentist regularly, properly brushing your teeth at home is the most important thing you can do for your oral health. Why? Perhaps the most important reason is that poor oral health can lead to many health problems throughout the rest of your body. Fun fact: The toothbrush has been around since ancient times. People... read more »

Impacted Wisdom Teeth? Why Removal is Best

An impacted wisdom tooth is a dental concern because this condition causes the third molar — most adults have four of these molars, two on top and two on the bottom — to come in at an angle or have issues erupting completely. The main cause of impacted wisdom teeth, which can affect all the teeth or only a few,... read more »

Crowns & Bridges to Restore Your Smile

Dental crowns are used to fully cap over a damaged, weak, or misshapen tooth. Crowns add strength and restore your tooth's appearance. A crown may be used to repair a cracked tooth or strengthen a tooth with a large filling. Discolored or poorly shaped teeth can be improved with dental crowns. Crowns are also used to cover dental implants. If several... read more »

Restoring Your Smile with Composite Fillings

Dental fillings are used to restore healthy function when a tooth is compromised by injury or decay, preventing further damage. While fillings are quite durable, they are not indestructible. Most dental fillings will eventually need to be replaced. Years ago, your only option to repair a compromised tooth was to have your dentist remove the decay and fill your tooth... read more »

Numerous People Benefit From Sedation Dentistry

Our bodies respond to stress with a multitude of uncomfortable sensations, including sweating palms, nervous tension, or a rapid heartbeat. In general, people tend to avoid situations that make them uncomfortable, fearful or anxious. Even when they are in a significant amount of pain, many people avoid visiting their dentist because of anxiety, fear, and dental phobias. Sedation dentistry is... read more »

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of a Dental Emergency

Most often, dental visits are planned. We schedule cleanings and make appointments for any work that needs to be done. Sometimes, between dental visits, the unexpected happens, and we find ourselves in a dental crisis. There are many causes of dental pain and injury. Some require emergency care. Untreated dental emergencies can cause significant complications. Recognizing a dental emergency and... read more »