How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Rebranding Your Smile: Dental Sealants

Rather than taking chances with poor oral health care, make sure you are using reliable restoration treatment tools, including procedures that can improve your smile so that dental damage cannot occur. If you're looking to protect the surface of your teeth, consider the use of dental sealants. Dental sealants are... Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry

Raising kids is tough work. As a parent, you want what’s best for them. But it’s hard to help them understand that some things they don’t like now will end up being great for them in the long run. A good example of that is oral health. Kids rarely enjoy... Read more »

Your Guide to Root Canals

If you’ve ever had a friend or family member need a root canal, you’ve likely heard stories about the process, how much it hurt, and how long it took to get back to normal. While the stories might be partly true, it’s a good thing to do some research and... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Improve the Appearance of Discolored Teeth

The microscopically porous nature of tooth enamel can sometimes invite minor dental stains to saturate your teeth. If they are not removed in a timely fashion your discolored teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. A problem like this can be especially discomforting if your career calls... Read more »

Your Important Flossing Questions Answered

Getting back into the habit of flossing can be a challenge at first and may take a few tries to become regular, but you can easily regain your old knowledge by reviewing the information we have provided. Whether you are learning how to floss or looking for recommendations to improve... Read more »

Toothache Discomfort Might Be Linked to a Failing Dental Filling

A dental filling is sometimes used to treat a small cavity or some other physical defect in a tooth’s enamel layer. Once hardened the material will restore the structural integrity and comfortable function of the previously compromised tooth. As the years go by the buildup of plaque acids caused by... Read more »

A Small Cavity Might Be Treated with a Filling

A buildup of plaque and the creation acids caused by a bad diet and poor oral hygiene can have a negative effect on your tooth enamel. As the persistent acidic environment continues to erode the mineral density of your teeth, you could be at increased risk of suffering a cavity.... Read more »

The Basics of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common but serious medical condition that needs to be treated as quickly as possible. Sleep apnea is when your breathing is consistently interrupted as you sleep. There are two varieties of sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea deals with the signals your brain sends your body... Read more »

Fluoride: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Starting in 1945 in the U.S., we have put fluoride into the public water system to fight tooth decay. As of the year 2000, forty-two of the fifty biggest population centers in the United States had water fluoridation. This action has strengthened our population's dental health and reducing cavities from... Read more »