Chewing Gum Fights Cavities

Did you know that chewing gum is actually good for you? Chewing gum fights cavities, it it true–sort-of. The real truth is, that the saliva produced while you chew sugarless gum fights cavities. Saliva can help wash away food residue and bacteria that come together and form the thin layer known as plaque. Saliva can… Read more »

Problems Associated with a Toothache

Is your toothache being caused by nerve damage? The truth is, all toothaches should be treated as serious issues. If you feel pain in a tooth, or notice an irregularity, then something is wrong that needs to be corrected. Toothaches can have complications. If you take an over-the-counter pain reliever and your toothache persists after… Read more »

Eating Well for a Healthy Smile

We all know that what we eat affects our overall health, but did you know the food you eat matters to your oral health as well? The foods you eat can have a positive impact on your smile! Here are 4 foods to integrate into your balanced diet for a healthy smile: Water: Water, especially… Read more »

Severe Dental Trauma Requires First-Aid Measures While Seeking Care from a Dentist

Sports injuries and other severe accidents that affect the mouth can cause significant dental damage. When this happens, the unnatural force applied to the mouth can chip, fracture, or even crack a tooth. In a serious situation like this, you will need to apply some basic first-aid measures while seeking dental care at . Immediately… Read more »

What is Involved in Treating a Cavity with a Composite Filling?

Did Dr. recommend repairing one of your teeth with a composite dental filling in , ? If so, our dental will be thrilled to explain the steps of your treatment so you can know what to expect when you come to . The process involves the following steps: First, your dentist will help you feel… Read more »

Chipped Teeth Playing Sports Need Professional Care

Athletes in contact sports are at a higher risk of suffering sports-related injuries and oral trauma. Wearing a quality mouth guard during practices and games is one critical way to avoid dental damage. Some athletes find substandard mouth guards uncomfortable and sometimes choose not to use them in critical moments. Should you suffer a severe… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Give You a Professionally Whitened Smile

If you work in a career field that calls for a significant amount of face to face interaction with clients and coworkers, then you know how important your appearance is. A bright smile can convey confidence and help give you an extra edge. If stains form on your teeth, your dull and unsightly smile can… Read more »

Do You Ever Suffer from Sleep Apnea?

Do you ever suffer from sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that is characterized by irregular breathing patterns while you sleep. This can be caused by lack of oxygen in your airways or even failed signals instructing your body to breathe while asleep. Some of the potential risks that sleep apnea can… Read more »

How Acid Reflux Can Affect Your Teeth

You may know that brushing and flossing are extremely important parts of your teeth maintenance. You probably also know that you should schedule regular appointments with our team. While this will help you keep your teeth clean, other issues can also impact your oral health. For instance, have you heard that acid reflux might actually… Read more »

Dentures Can Often Replace the Function and Appearance of Your Missing Teeth

Gum disease and long-term problems with tooth decay can significantly increase your chances of suffering tooth loss. This is even more likely to be a problem if you have a history of avoiding your regular dental checkup. When multiple teeth are lost and the roots of the existing teeth have been compromised, there might be… Read more »