Brief Insight on TMJ

Your TMJ’s are an essential part of your everyday life, and you may not even know it. Your TMJ’s, also known as temporomandibular joints are located on the side of your face where your jaw connects. They work by opening and closing your mouth, helping you talk and even chew your food. When they are… Read more »

Everyday Practices that Cause Tooth Sensitivity

Of the many causes of tooth sensitivity, the most common tend to be exposed dentin as a result of tooth fracture, tooth enamel loss, cavities, gum disease and old dental fillings. We highlight some everyday practices that can also result in tooth sensitivity to help you understand what may be causing your discomfort. Sometimes, outside… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Cavity Prevention

Are you aware of the oral health risks associated with cavities? Because a cavity is a hole in your tooth enamel, you will need to make sure that you are practicing wise choices including fixing issues with your diet, your oral hygiene and your lifestyle. Through a firm combination of all of these efforts, you… Read more »

Oral Health Concerns: Plaque

Are you aware of the benefits of treating plaque buildup? Because plaque buildup is a key component of poor oral health, it is important to make sure your mouth is always clean and free of the plaque. Plaque is a layer of bacteria and debris that often sits on your teeth and can be difficult… Read more »

Addressing Persistent Tooth Pain

Most patients are unsure how to treat persistent tooth pain properly. Ignoring a toothache without seeking proper dental treatment could put you at risk of experiencing greater pain and needing costly dental work down the road. It’s important to treat a toothache properly, and our dental team is happy to talk to you about how… Read more »

Be Sure to Clean Behind Your Rear Molars

A consistent daily oral hygiene routine is essential for preventing periodontal disease problems and tooth decay. This starts with remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. You will also need to make a conscious effort to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along the gumline at… Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Severe Oral Trauma Might Need a Dental Bridge Restoration

Oral trauma can come in many forms and range in severity. Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth or a hard fall can impart so much force that it severely fractures a tooth near the gumline or effectively knocks it out of its periodontal socket. In a case this severe, you need to seek emergency… Read more »

Tips to Help Prevent Dental Problems

The health and integrity of your teeth play an important role in your ability to safely swallow food, and speak clearly, and to your overall quality of life. Tooth decay, chipped teeth, dental fractures, and other dental health problems can cause significant discomfort. Left untreated these issues can lead to the loss of one or… Read more »

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 »