Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Do You Need an Inlay or an Onlay?

There a number of ways that your dentist can repair damage to your tooth from decay or an accident. For example, can use a filling, a crown or even a dental bond. Depending on the type of damage, your dentist may suggest an inlay or onlay. Our dentist, Dr. may suggest using an onlay if… Read more »

The Importance of Plaque Resistance

Doing your best to resist plaque is essential to positive oral health care. In fact, removing plaque each day is the main reason why it is critical to brush and floss your teeth regularly. Plaque is a dangerous substance to your oral health and can harm your teeth. Our , Dr. , understands the importance… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dental Restorations

In modern dentistry, various dental restoration treatments are available to fix and repair even the worst of damage in smiles. In several instances, restorations can be used to repair teeth that may have otherwise needed to be extracted. Even if you have teeth that are severely damaged or broken, it may be possible for our… Read more »

Why Dental Bridges are Popular for Tooth Replacement

If your smile develops tooth decay or suffers oral trauma, it can result in a lost tooth and the need for restorative dentistry to regain your original smile as much as possible. One of the popular options to replace a missing tooth is to receive a dental bridge. We provide further insight into the nature… Read more »

Healthy Teeth: The Facts You Should Know

Your dentist, Dr. , wants you to have healthy teeth. Healthy teeth help you have the healthy smile you deserve! So, encourages you to do all you can to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. In order to do so, you need to know all about healthy teeth, which is why is excited to share… Read more »

A Tooth with a Bad Filling Needs Professional Attention

Minor defects and cavities on a tooth’s enamel layer can often be treated with a dental filling. This treatment process is designed to replace the compromised area with an alternative material such as gold, porcelain, an amalgam or composite resin. These materials are used to restore the structural integrity and basic function of the tooth… Read more »

Talking Terms: Periodontitis and Gingivitis

It is important to know that gum disease tops the list of reasons why adults lose their teeth. So, when speaking about the issue, it is vital to understand the language in order to combat the problem. There are two descriptive terms used when discussing periodontitis (gum) disease, but what exactly are the differences between… Read more »

How Illegal Drugs Hurt Your Teeth

Many kinds of drugs are known to be detrimental to your oral health. Most common among them are tobacco and alcohol. But, did you know that illegal drugs can be equally or even more damaging? Here’s how… Marijuana As reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, heavy marijuana smokers are seven times as… Read more »