Have You Had an Oral Cancer Screening Lately?

One of the most important oral health risks you should always be looking out for is oral cancer. In the United States alone, every year more than 42,000 new cases of oral cancer are found. Always keep your teeth and gums clean, and schedule regular oral cancer screenings. Here are some common signs and symptoms… Read more »

Is Sugarless Gum Capable of Fighting Cavities?

A commonly discussed rumor among our society is that chewing gum is good for our teeth. Although there is some truth to the matter, it is in many ways dependent upon which type you are using. For instance, studies have indeed shown that chewing sugarless gum for approximately 20 minutes after eating can help in… Read more »

Do You Know What Options There are for Gapped Teeth?

Sometimes, there may be a few steps you’ll have to take to keep your teeth healthy and strong. For example, you’ll need to brush and floss on a daily basis and visit our team once every six months to prevent tooth decay. Luckily, our team can help you improve the health and strength of your… Read more »

Is a Root Canal Treatment Best for Your Ailing Tooth?

At the dental practice of , we offer root canal treatment for our patients in , , experiencing the following: A tooth that hurts when hot or cold food or drinks touch it and long after A persistent toothache that is increasingly painful Your tooth hurts when you bite down or chew food These symptoms… Read more »

Flossing Options 101

Have you ever wondered which floss to use? If so, you are not alone. There are dozens of choices laid before our eyes each time we find the isle at the store. So, how do you know which one to choose? These choices can help in keeping your smile healthy and fight off bacteria that… Read more »

Custom-Fit Dentures Can Replace the Presence of Your Lost Teeth

If you have lost a significant number of teeth in your upper or lower jaw, it can severely impair your ability to chew food. To replace the presence and function of these missing teeth, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend fitting you for a custom set of dentures. You might only need to have your… Read more »

Does Sugarless Gum Really Make a Difference? Find Out Here!

Does sugarless gum really make a difference to your a healthy smile? As it stands, it does, but not in the way that you may think. Although sugarless gum has been shown to fight cavities, it is not from the gum itself, but rather the saliva that is produced from the act of chewing it…. Read more »

Stopping Cavities Quickly with a Dental Filling

If you are looking to start your holiday season with a smile, a trip to our dental office can certainly help you. If your oral health care has been slipping, there is a very good chance you may have developed a cavity or two that need to be dealt with as soon as possible. Cavities… Read more »

Dental Sealants Prevent Biting-Surface Cavities

When you child’s permanent molars and premolars finally emerge from their gums, the biting surfaces commonly have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel. While this makes their teeth more efficient at chewing and grinding food, they can also be hard to clean. If plaque and food particles get trapped in the biting surfaces,… Read more »

Seven Periodontal Gum Disease Risk Factors

Periodontal gum disease occurs when unhealthy bacteria in your mouth turn on the tissue that holds our teeth in place. Plaque buildup serves as a great home for bacteria, so attacking plaque is one of the most essential steps in preventing gum disease. The unhealthy bacteria that find its way into our mouth can be… Read more »