Increased Fluoride Can Help With Tooth Enamel Erosion

The dense microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel provide your teeth with the hardness to bite and chew food. Tooth enamel also helps to protect the sensitive dentin, pulp and root structures of your teeth from exposure to the outside world and possible complications caused by the natural bacteria living in your… Read more »

A Severely Damaged Tooth Might Be Replaced With a Dental Bridge

Athletic injuries and accidental falls in the home can sometimes significant dental trauma. In some of these instances a single tooth is impacted with enough force to shatter it near the gumline or disassociate the root from the periodontal socket. In many of these cases the gum tissues and tooth are too badly damaged to… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Toothbrush Sanitization

Your toothbrush can be the dwelling place of billions of germs. Keep it from clinging to bacteria by following the steps below. – Get a new toothbrush every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles become so frazzled that they aren’t doing the job. If you’ve been sick, swap in a new one… Read more »

Oral Health Assessments: Aging and Dental Health

Always make sure you’re well aware of any oral health hazards that can arise over time. Aging and dental health are linked because as you age, so too will your teeth and gums. To avoid damage due to your teeth becoming more brittle as you age, establish effective oral hygiene routines along with safe lifestyle… Read more »

Dental Crowns Have Many Qualities

If your tooth needs help, chances are a dental crown may be required. Dental crowns have many amazing qualities that help teeth stay strong or protect them from further damage. To help you learn more about dental crowns, our dentist, Dr. with has provided you with this information on their many qualities: ­­­ – Are you… Read more »

A Whiter Smile is a Happy Smile

Many people value the appearance of a whiter smile. In fact, teeth-whitening treatments have become a popular treatment used to enhance the appearance and color of your teeth. Your dentist, Dr. with in , , cares about your smile and wants you to feel confident and beautiful with it. To help you understand more about… Read more »

How a Cavity Forms

What is a cavity, and how does it form? If you are armed with this knowledge, you will be more prepared to avoid cavities in your own smile. A cavity is a hole in the enamel of your tooth. If the hole gets deep enough, it can expose the inner portion of your tooth, where… Read more »

Oral Health 101: Chewing Gum

It is important to brush and floss your teeth everyday (brushing happens twice daily, usually morning and night). However, many people want to clean their mouths immediately after eating to maintain a clean smile and fresh breath. Unfortunately, brushing right after eating can injure your smile. The acids from the food or drink soften the… Read more »

Don’t Let Acid Reflux Ruin Your Smile

Acid reflux is also commonly referred to as reflux disease and even gastroesophageal reflux disease. If you have this condition, you may already know that it is a condition that pushes stomach acids up into the esophagus, creating a burning sensation and leading to complications such as heart disease. Causes of acid reflux include lifestyle… Read more »

Fluoride Is Often Included in a Tooth Sensitivity Treatment Plan

Tooth sensitivity discomfort can limit your food and beverage choices. As it progresses, the discomfort can even hamper your general quality of life. While tooth sensitivity toothpastes might provide a modicum of relief, it might merely be masking an untreated dental health problem. If you have been experiencing chronic tooth sensitivity problems, you should schedule… Read more »