Long-Lasting Smiles Can Benefit From TMJ Disorder Prevention and Treatments

Do you know what a TMJ disorder is and how to identify probable causes of them? To help keep your smile at its best of care, always identify TMJ disorders and apply the appropriate treatments. When a TMJ disorder is present, it often means that some form of damage has occurred to the ligaments, muscles… Read more »

The Truth About Tartar

Tartar, also called dental calculus, is a hardened, calcified deposit on the teeth. It once was sticky plaque, but was allowed to remain and build up. Like a pupa changing into a butterfly, it now has become something else. Something much, much, worse. Unlike the beautiful butterfly, it is ugly. It could’ve been easily eradicated… Read more »

Your Denture Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

A like Dr. will often recommend a complete or partial denture for patients who have lost multiple teeth to severe gum disease or oral trauma. This removable dental appliance can help replace the essential function and appearance of the missing teeth. It incorporates a pink base that closely resembles your natural gum tissues and the… Read more »

Sources of Bleeding Gums

We hope you understand the importance of daily oral care for your teeth and gums, such as brushing and flossing. Like your teeth, your gums need to maintain excellent health because they perform functions such as supporting and cushioning the teeth. The health of your gums can provide insight into the status of your overall… Read more »

Over-the-Counter Whitening vs Professional At-Home Whitening

Are you interested in knowing the differences between over-the-counter and professional at-home teeth whitening treatments? If so, you have come to the right blog! Today, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to discuss the details of both treatments. The more you know about teeth whitening, the better chance you have of choosing the right treatment… Read more »

Do You Have a Damaged Tooth Pulp? A Root Canal to the Rescue!

A damaged tooth pulp can often be treated with a root canal procedure to save the tooth and prevent extraction. The tooth root can be damaged due to decay or infection, which can result from accidental injury to the tooth, having a deep cavity, incurring a crack, or having had multiple dental treatments on the… Read more »

What to Do About a Dental Emergency

As much as we’d like to avoid them, dental emergencies can sometimes happen. Dr. and our team stress the importance of acting quickly to lessen the damage. Of course, it is important to visit our dentist (or a medical doctor) as soon as possible if there is a dental emergency. We are happy to offer… Read more »

Prevent the Effects of Bruxism With a Night Guard

A habit of grinding your teeth at night could cause you to experience a variety of tooth problems since teeth grinding causes pressure and friction. Causes of teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can vary from stress, anxiety, and depression medication to sleep apnea, smoking, or caffeine consumption. At , Dr. offers the option of… Read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Filling

Do I need a dental filling? When you visit us for a routine dental checkup, our dentist will examine each tooth to detect if there are any cavities present. Special instruments like dental X-rays may be used to get a closer, more thorough look. What can I expect when getting a dental filling? Before beginning… Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Dental Crowns

If you are in need of a cosmetic dentistry treatment to repair your smile, consider all options before determining which one will work best for you. If a tooth is susceptible to future damage and wear, you may want to consider a dental crown. Dental crowns are extremely effective because they cover teeth on all… Read more »