Eat Smart and Clean Your Teeth for a Happy Holiday

The holidays are upon us! With them comes a plethora of opportunities for sweets and other goodies. Unfortunately, most of these things can be bad news for your teeth. To combat the effects of these foods and drinks, remember two things: first, eat smart; second, be vigilant in your oral hygiene routines. By “eat smart,”… Read more »

Caring for Your Dry Mouth at Home

Dry mouth is a condition brought on when your salivary glands don’t manufacture enough saliva. Saliva keeps your mouth hydrated, washes away harmful acids and food debris, and can help strengthen your teeth with minerals from your body. If you have dry mouth, you are more likely to experience gum disease, cavities and bad breath…. Read more »

Questions Surrounding Mouthwash Usage

At , we like to answer all patient questions. One of the topics we regularly get asked about is mouthwash. Since Dr. knows that multiple of our patients browse this website as a source of dental data, we’ve amassed answers to a few of these often-asked questions about mouthwash. Do I really need to use… Read more »

Relevant Information Concerning Dental Sealants

Have you ever heard of dental sealants? Dental sealants are tooth restoration treatments designed to coat your teeth with a material to protect them from future damage and decay. Typically, a specialized gel is applied to a damaged portion of your smile, which is them activated with a light source. With dental sealants, you can… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Smile

Taking care of your smile is more than just brushing and flossing (though those are important!). Here are some other steps to consider to take tip-top care of your smile. Eat Well: Be sure you are eating a tooth-healthy diet, filled with lean protein, fruits, vegetables, calcium products, and low sugar foods. This will help… Read more »

The Dental Jokes That Can Keep You Laughing

Our dentist, Dr. , and our dental team know visiting doesn’t always involve laughter. However, we still want to give you something to smile about. So, we would be happy to share some dental jokes with you to help you show off your clean, sparkly teeth! Why did the king go to the dentist? To… Read more »

Dental Crowns and Tooth Restoration

The outer layer of each of your teeth is covered in tooth enamel which contains minerals that give your teeth the strength to bite, chew, and grind food. When one of your teeth is compromised by a fracture, large cavity, or a significant cosmetic defect, Dr. might recommend restoring the tooth with a crown. This… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Dental Treatment to Prevent a Cavity from Developing

The outer tooth enamel layer of your teeth is composed of a dense network of microscopic mineral structures. This gives your teeth the hardness required to bite, chew, and grind food. When a tooth is chipped it can cause pain, discomfort, or heightened sensitivity. If you don’t experience any distressing symptoms, you might be tempted… Read more »

Is Teeth-Whitening Right for Me?

At some point, you may decide that it is time to whiten your teeth. There are many reasons why the color of your teeth changes. The things you eat and drink, like coffee, tea, and red wine can stain teeth. Some medications can cause your teeth to darken. If you’ve had an injury to your… Read more »

The Quest to a Quick Recovery from a Tooth Extraction

The quest for a quick recovery following a tooth extraction is a desire of nearly everyone. Fortunately, it is possible if you are willing to take the necessary steps to care for your teeth and gums. Planning tips include the following: – To circumvent choking risks, do not drink or eat any meals until the… Read more »