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 »

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 »