A Tooth Lost to Oral Trauma Can Often Be Restored by a Dental Implant

Suffering a blow to the face, dental accident or other severe oral trauma can sometimes knock a tooth out of its socket. In some cases, Dr. can treat the tooth with a root canal. In an extreme case where the root or socket of the tooth has been severely compromised, Dr. might recommend completely extracting… Read more »

A Removable Partial Can Replace the Function of Multiple Missing Teeth

Multiple teeth lost in one area of your mouth can severely impair the function of your mouth and have a negative effect on your quality of life. At , your dentist, Dr. , has several different restorative dental treatments that can address a problem like this. One of the least invasive treatments is to simply… Read more »

A Missing Filling Needs Timely Treatment to Prevent Further Complications

While a filling is meant to last a long time, no filling is impervious to the passage of time and the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth. Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine bolster the bacteria and increase their opportunities to attack a filling and the surrounding tooth enamel. While some fillings might give… Read more »

A Removable Partial Can Replace the Presence and Function of Multiple Missing Teeth

If you’ve had multiple teeth knocked out or lost to tooth decay in one area of your mouth, it can significantly impair the function of your mouth. Rather than learning to live with the problem by focusing on chewing with the other side of your mouth, your dentist, Dr. , can furnish you with a… Read more »

Were You an Oral Health Care Superstar Last Year?

Were you an oral health care superstar last year? Did you improve your oral health, or increase your daily hygiene habits to optimum levels? Although it is important to do your daily routines for your oral health, there are plenty more things you can do or avoid to keep your teeth at their best. To… Read more »

What You Can Do About Sleep Apnea?

Do you sometimes wake up still feeling exhausted? Have you ever been told that you snore or make other noises while you sleep? Do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as sleep apnea. While you may have heard of this condition, did you… Read more »

Chewing Gum: The Facts

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is… Read more »

When to Yank a Tooth

When you’re having troubles with your teeth, you’re often faced with two choices: yank the tooth via extraction, or leave it in and let Dr. perform a root canal to help preserve the tooth. While neither of those is an ideal outcome, it’s good to be educated on the pros and cons of both situations… Read more »

Are Mercury Fillings Safe?

For more than 150 years, dentists have used mercury in amalgam fillings to help repair cavities. But recently, people have questioned whether or not the mercury used is harmful to your health. The truth is that these types of fillings are very safe and effective, but let’s take a deeper look at answering the question… Read more »

Take Good Care of Those Healthy Gums

Healthy gums don’t happen by accident and they are just as valuable as healthy teeth for a confident smile. Your gums perform a vital function as they surround and support your pearly whites. Unfortunately, periodontal disease is one of the biggest factors in tooth loss for adults. Because gum disease itself can be painless, unless… Read more »