How to Help Your Oral Health Through Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is more commonly known as acid reflux disease, can cause more problems than simply upsetting your stomach. In fact, did you know that acid reflux can actually hurt your oral health? Sadly, GERD (the abbreviation for acid reflux) causes stomach acid to back up into your esophagus and sometimes into your… Read more »

A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Replaced with a Bridge

A badly decayed tooth can result in a lot of different problems and complications. In addition to causing pain and sensitivity, it can impair your ability to chew and it can lead to a serious infection. In some cases, the tooth might be so badly decayed that our team can’t save the tooth and we… Read more »

Large Cavities Can Be Restored with a Crown

Large cavities and areas of advanced tooth decay are one of the most common reasons why Dr. recommends installing a crown. A crown restores the entire enamel layer in situations where there simply isn’t enough strong, healthy enamel left to secure a filling. The material Dr. recommends for your crown will depend on the tooth’s… Read more »

It’s a Good Idea to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your wisdom teeth are evolutionary holdovers from a time when in when our ancestors lived on a diet that included a large amount of roots and other hard foods. In modern times wisdom teeth have become little more than a nuisance, and are capable of causing significant complications in your oral health. As a general… Read more »

How Teeth Whitening Can Brighten Your Smile

Are your teeth stained or discolored? Tooth discoloration is quite common, your teeth can become yellow, brown, and sometimes even grayish, depending on the cause, or you may simply develop dark spots. Extrinsic stains occur thanks to outside sources which are often in your control. These include staining from the following: Food—eating bright berries, curries and… Read more »

What a Crown is Made from Depends on Function and Appearance in Your Smile

Your new crown will effectively replace the enamel layer of tooth that was damaged or suffered from severe tooth decay. The tooth’s primary function and appearance in your smile will determine what material recommends for the crown. Base metal, and gold alloy crowns are very strong, and durable. This makes them a good choice for… Read more »

Post-Extraction Dental Care

One of the perks of having a tooth pulled at is that Dr. uses extreme skill and care, making the procedure quick and painless. Afterward, if necessary, will offer a tooth replacement treatment to restore your smile. When the procedure is complete, will supply you with special care instructions to speed healing and prevent infection…. Read more »

How to Clean and Maintain Your New Denture Implants

Over the course of the past two decades, dental implant technology and techniques have continued to evolve. Now they can also be used to implant multiple anchor points to help lock your removable dentures in place. Even though your new denture implants and and locking hardware are made from materials that are not subject to… Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile From Plaque

Plaque is a dangerous, destructive substance that can completely harm your smile if you let it. The most common dental issues that can occur are tooth decay and gum disease, and the best thing you can do for your smile and oral health is fight plaque growth each day. Our team recommends doing so by:… Read more »

Toothpaste Shopping Tips

An effective oral hygiene routine has many facets that deserve strong consideration. The American Dental Association recommends you brush your teeth twice a day, with a soft bristled toothbrush and nonabrasive toothpaste. This should be followed immediately by flossing between your teeth and along the gum line. Toothpaste, improves the effectiveness of the act of… Read more »