Flossing and Your Gums

You probably know how important it is to remove plaque and you’ve probably heard that you should brush and floss every day—but do you know why? Sadly, plaque can lead to a variety of problems. Not removing plaque well enough could lead to gum disease, irritated gums, sensitive teeth, and damage to the jawbone. Unfortunately,… Read more »

3 Phases to Receiving Dental Implants

Are you insecure about your missing tooth or teeth? If so, dental implants might be right for you. Dental implants offer a great solution when it comes to restoring your smile. Many people find dental implants secure, stable, and indistinguishable from natural teeth. They even assist with eating and speaking, and they improve your self-esteem…. Read more »

All You Need to Know About Tooth-Colored Fillings

Are you hesitant to repair your decayed tooth because you don’t want to fill your smile with metal or gold fillings? If so, we are thrilled to tell you that that’s not the case at our office! Our team is proud to offer composite fillings to help you improve the health of your smile as… Read more »

What to Do if Your Dental Crown Falls Out

If you are a proud wearer of a dental crown, you know the value it holds for your healthy smile. When you were first fitted for your dental crown, you know that it is designed to last a very long time. But what should you do if the unforeseen happens and the crown falls out?… Read more »

Why Dental Cleanings Are Important

Has your dentist ever told you that you should visit them every six months? Have you ever wondered why? If you have, we’re happy to answer that question. Your dentist or oral hygienist has specific tools that can clean your teeth more thoroughly than you can at home. This means that they can remove stains… Read more »

A Guide to Your Baby’s Primary Teeth

Usually, your baby’s first primary tooth will erupt when they are about six months old. Typically, by the time your child is two and a half years old, he or she will have a full set (about twenty) primary teeth. These teeth are extremely important because they: Keep space open for permanent teeth Support facial… Read more »

Why Do Teeth Need Whitening?

Many people wonder why they need a teeth whitening treatment, but there are many reasons why they should brighten their smile, like: 1.The natural progression of age causes teeth to become dull in color and shade. To return to your brilliant smile, you will need a whitening treatment. 2.Tobacco use is another reason as to… Read more »

Interesting Facts on Wisdom Teeth

Are you dreading the day that will see your wisdom teeth removed? Are you intimidated by the process? To help put you at ease, we’re excited to list a few pieces of interesting trivia about wisdom teeth. Do you ever wonder how wisdom teeth got their name? It’s because these teeth come in last, usually… Read more »

How Bad Are Root Canals?

Root canal therapy can be a very important treatment. In fact, this treatment may be necessary to save your tooth and to alleviate suffering. Sadly, despite its importance, root canal therapy is arguably the most feared of all dental treatments. But does this treatment really merit the dread associated with it? Honestly, no. Root canal… Read more »

Who Invented The Toothbrush?

Do you ever wonder who invented the toothbrush? Well, maybe you don’t wonder about that on a daily basis, but the history of the invention and evolution of our most common dental hygiene tools is actually very interesting. Toothbrush Toothbrushes used to be a twig that you chewed on. During the middle ages, people improved… Read more »