Month: June 2016

What To Expect From A Dental Implant

Missing tooth got you down? Perhaps you are scheduled for a planned extraction, to remove an unhealthy or damaged tooth. Dental implants can make a positive transformation in your smile. You don’t have to know a lot about dental implants to be able to benefit from them. You care for an implants using the same brushing… Read more »

Ready For Veneers? Hint: Care Is Simple

Do you feel like you’re ready to take the plunge and say, “yes!” to choosing porcelain veneers? If so, you will soon find yourself making an exciting journey toward a truly remarkable smile transformation. So, why aren’t you jumping at the opportunity to make this change? If you are like many of our patients, you are… Read more »

How Your Dentist Takes Care of Your Smile

Professional dental care is an essential component to good oral health; but for better or worse, you exert the greatest influence on your smile’s health. Through proper hygiene education and a wealth of professional treatment options, your dentist is vital to helping you maintain your good oral health, whether that involves preventing issues or restoring… Read more »

Preventing Tooth Loss at Its Source

As the most severe consequence of some dental health issues, tooth loss can have a significant negative impact on your oral health. The point of replacing lost teeth, including their roots, is to help preserve your oral health after suffering tooth loss; however, this is better achieved by preventing tooth loss from occurring in the… Read more »

Should You Love Your Dental Hygiene Products?

When it comes to dental hygiene products, you may think that it’s important that you have them and use them, but perhaps you have never given much thought to whether it’s important that you love them. True, you can get by in life by using oral health items that you aren’t very interested in but,… Read more »

Q&A: Your Brushing Technique

Do you have questions about whether your brushing habits are promoting good oral health? Many patients are fairly certain that they’ve got the basics down (twice daily brushing with a soft-bristle toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste) but there are some not-so-well-known details that cause uncertainty. Our team is happy to offer up the answers and details… Read more »

Chewing Gum: Good, Bad, Or Both?

When you visit our practice, you may feel like it’s important to focus on asking clinical-based questions, such as those about particular procedures, instruments, or disorders. As a result, a question as simple as, “Is chewing gum safe for my oral health?” is something you might sweep under the rug. However, that means you go home… Read more »

Fact Or Fiction: Better Beauty For Your Smile

Are you somewhat turned around these days when it comes to figuring out how to make your smile look much better? Don’t worry – it is easy to feel drawn in many different directions, particularly when you are bombarded with opinions online – and opinions from friends and family, too. The good news is that… Read more »

Can a Cavity Cause Tooth Loss?

If you’ve experienced a cavity before, then chances are that you’re familiar with the toothache that often accompanies it. Caused by tooth decay, which is a bacterial infection, cavities are small holes that form in a tooth’s main structure, called dentin. When infected, dentin sends pain signals to the nerves at the center of the… Read more »