Replacing a Lost Tooth With a Dental Implant

Have you lost one or more teeth and are you missing the benefits of a beautiful, fully functional smile? You are welcome to ask our dentist about dental implants, which restore not only your tooth crown, but also the tooth root. Many patients have questions about dental implants, and our dentist and team have answered… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Tooth Hazard Treatments

  Are you prepared for any tooth hazards that can arise? Are you aware of the dangers of numerous products and how they could damage your smile? It is important to be aware of tooth hazards in our world and what you need to do to keep your smile safe. Due to the fact that… Read more »

Caring for Permanent Dental Crowns

We are proud to provide our clients dental crowns at . Permanent dental crowns can work wonders for your chompers, and they take only a little effort to maintain. Monitor your dental crowns and protect your teeth and dental health by taking note of and practicing the following tips from Dr. and the staff. The… Read more »

Amalgam vs. Composite Dental Fillings

When a cavity–a hole in your tooth caused by tooth decay–develops in your smile, our dentists, Dr. Pia Sweeney and Dr. Bruce Utterback, may recommend a dental filling. If you are debating between an amalgam and composite filling, our team at can provide you with the facts on each. – Dental amalgams are created with… Read more »

Oral Care for People 55 Years and Older

Are you afraid of losing your teeth and having an unhealthy smile as you age? If so, our dentists, Drs. Bruce Utterback and Pia Sweeney, has some good news for you: You can have a top-notch oral health and smile if you take good care of your teeth and gums! To help you do so,… Read more »

What to Do with a TMJ Disorder

Do you believe that you may have TMJ disorder? If so, you may want to know that it is a fairly common disorder. 10 million people in our nation alone have been diagnosed, and many more suffer without diagnosis or treatment. The central feature of TMJ disorder is jaw pain. Other specifics may include an… Read more »

Relevant Guidelines Concerning Gum Disease

Did you know that there is an entire branch of dentistry dedicated to your gums? It’s known as periodontics, and it focuses on your gums and gum tissue. The reason this branch of oral health care is so important is because serious oral ailments can arise within your gum tissue that can drastically affect your… Read more »

Anemia Tongue and You

Do you have anemia? If so, you may see the signs of it inside your mouth. One side effect of anemia is called anemia tongue. Symptoms include an inflamed or swelled tongue in changing shades of red, impaired chewing, swallowing or speaking abilities, and tongue pain or tenderness. You may also notice that your tongue… Read more »

Toothbrush Care

In order for your toothbrush to take care of you, you need to take care of your toothbrush! Here are some tips to remember as you take care of your brush. Your toothbrush needs to be replaced every 3-4 months–sooner if it appears frayed or worn. When you replace your toothbrush, make sure to get… Read more »

Some Substances Stain Teeth

What’s an awesome method to make your teeth look whiter? Donning a brown tie! But seriously, lots of our patients have asked us about teeth whitening. While we can help you learn about some ways to enhance the color of your pearly whites, we’d like to mention that evading specific foods and materials can help… Read more »