A Damaged or Distressed Temporary Crown Needs a Dentist’s Attention

A temporary crown is essentially a hard plastic cap used to protect an anchoring tooth during the process of creating a permanent dental bridge or dental crown. While they are durable, temporary crowns cannot serve as a fully functional tooth. You should try to avoid chewing gum or eating sticking or hard foods on that… Read more »

What to Do When an Oral Emergency Occurs

Do you know what to do if a crisis arises and an oral emergency occurs? Have you laid out definitive game plans to protect your teeth and gums should the worst happen? Although it is always important to seek immediate medical attention, the steps you take in the interim can make the difference in a… Read more »

Treat Your Damaged Smile to a Better Summer with Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are a very effective tooth restoration service that can improve the look and function of your smile by placing a cap over a tooth completely concealing it. Dental crowns are noted for their durability and customization, allowing a tooth that is broken or damaged to remain safe and even function correctly once more…. Read more »

Periodontitis Can Influence Other Medical Conditions

Gum disease afflicts an estimated 47% of the adult population over the age of thirty. While seniors are at a higher risk of severe gum disease, it can also occur at a younger age, if you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits. Gum disease often starts out as gingivitis causing red or inflamed gums… Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Cosmetic Treatment that Can Help You Achieve Your Dream Smile

For your benefit, Dr. and our dental team offer cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve the smile of your dreams. One of the most effective treatments we provide is the placement of dental veneers. Dental veneers are wafer-thin shells that cling to the front surfaces of your teeth and disguise any… Read more »

Enamel Erosion: The Facts

Have you heard that your enamel is actually extremely strong? In fact, your enamel is actually one of the hardest substances in your entire body. Still, even though your enamel is extremely hard, it can still be weakened or worn down. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to recognize and identify weakened… Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Help Correct Enamel Erosion

Enamel erosion is a simple term used to describe tooth enamel that has been chronically affected by acid. This is often the result of poor oral hygiene, frequent consumption of acidic foods and beverages or other factors that can affect the pH balance of your mouth. This is even more likely to be an issue… Read more »

The Facts About Smoking and Your Oral Health

You may know that smoking isn’t great for your health, but did you know smoking can actually influence your oral health? Naturally, you could choose between e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes, but did you know that both of these options can lead to serious problems? As you may know, smoking traditional cigarettes can yellow your pearly… Read more »

Choosing the Right Snacks for Your Teeth

You may know that a healthy, balanced diet is very important to your health. However, did you know that some foods, such as cookies and candy, can hurt your teeth and gums? Conversely, there are other foods that can help your teeth and make them much stronger. You might know that you should include plenty… Read more »

Teeth Are More Fragile Than They May Seem

Although our teeth are designed for a lifetime of wear and tear, they do have their limits, and most materials in our world are just simply too hard for our teeth to chew through. Because our adult teeth will not grow back, we must be careful with what will be our last natural pair. Teeth… Read more »