Modern Day Dentistry: Treatments During Cold and Flu Season

If you wish to improve your oral health, it’s important to always have a safety plan in place to combat any issues that may arise. Oftentimes, individuals may suffer severe dental damage when they are sick. If you find that you’re about to have a cold or you are always susceptible during flu season, have… Read more »

Understanding Dental Facts on Dental Erosion Prevention

To help keep your smile safe from the dangers of dental erosion, it is important to make sure you understand the causes. Dental erosion has numerous causes, some of which you may not have that much control over. Due to this fact, it is important to practice effective lifestyle habits, and employ the necessary oral… Read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review: Sleep Apnea

If you are continuously struggling with a sleeping disorder, or constantly find yourself tired during the day, you may not be getting the sleep you need at night. Due to a fairly common condition known as sleep apnea, patients find themselves waking up at night due to irregular breathing patterns, even though they may often… Read more »

A Tooth Lost to an Untreated Cavity Might Be Replaced by Installing a Dental Bridge

If you struggle with dental anxiety or unaddressed dental phobia, you might feel reticent to seek the necessary oral care to maintain a healthy mouth. This can cause problems with periodontal disease, or allow an untreated cavity to worsen. Cavities have a tendency to grow in size once they have become established in an area… Read more »

TMJ Disorders 101

Do you suspect that you have TMJ disorder? You’re not the only one. In fact, over 10 million people in our nation alone have been diagnosed. The main characteristic of TMJ disorder is jaw pain. Other symptoms may include an aching pain around the ear, facial pain, trouble chewing, and the locking of the jaw…. Read more »

What You Should Know About Crowns

If you have a chomper that needs covering, an oral crown is the way to do it: oral crowns, which are prosthetic dental apparatuses, cover pearly whites for both cosmetic and restorative purposes. Crowns are frequently used when a cavity threatens the wellbeing of a tooth, but there are other reasons why our dentist may… Read more »

What to Do When You’ve Knocked a Tooth Out Away From Home

Dental emergencies are not fun, especially if you’ve experienced one away from home. They can be quite scary and even overwhelming. However, there is no need to panic. Everything will be OK. Fortunately, there are many dental treatments and professionals that can help you. If you have knocked a tooth out away from home, our… Read more »

Protect Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

Did you know that gum disease is a common oral health disorder that progressively becomes worse over time? Have you checked your mouth recently for signs of gum disease? You can protect your smile with gum disease treatments. To learn more about gum disease and its symptoms, please read the following: – Gum disease often… Read more »

The Effects of Acidity on Enamel

Although your tooth enamel is an extremely strong substance, it is often no match for the acidity found in foods and drinks. Harmful acids that exist in snacks, as well as those converted from sugars, can eat through tooth enamel and form holes, called cavities. The process of enamel wearing down over time is called… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Basics

The best way to treat a cavity is to not have one in the first place! To help guarantee a bright and healthy smile, remember these basics:     Eat Balanced Meals: Eat a diet full of calcium-rich food, such as cheese, milk, and low-sugar or plain yogurt. Additionally, protein-rich foods such as lean meat,… Read more »