Keeping Your Dental Filling in Good Shape

If you have a cavity, our dentist may recommend a dental filling in , . To treat your tooth, Dr. will remove the decayed part of the tooth and fill the area with the dental filling material. A dental filling may also be used to repair cracked, worn down, or broken teeth. How Is a… Read more »

Finding the Underlying Cause of the Stains on Your Teeth

Having stains on the teeth in your smile can leave you wanting to explore your whitening options. However, if you don’t find and address the underlying cause of the stains then you will only enjoy short term benefits from tooth whitening products and procedures. Certain foods like chocolate, tomato sauce, and dark berries can cause… Read more »

What are Cold Sores?

Do you ever get blisters near your mouth? They may be cold sores or fever blisters, which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 or HSV-2) and are very contagious. You may notice a tingling, tenderness or burning even before the actual sore appears. Cold sores start out as blisters and then crust over…. Read more »

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

There are many dental problems in the world today, but one of the most serious and dangerous problems of all is gum disease. Gum disease is a condition that slowly takes over your smile and gradually destroys it each day. It generally develops when you do not attend your dental checkups and cleanings. Visiting our… Read more »

How to Correct Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath, which is also called halitosis? There are a variety of methods to reach a mouth that feels fresh and clean. Brush and floss your teeth more often. The buildup on your teeth, which is called plaque, collects bacteria that can cause bad breath. Be sure to brush your teeth… Read more »

Don’t Let Tartar Tarnish Your Smile

When you run your tongue along the bottom of your teeth towards your gum line, what do you feel? If you detect a sticky film on your pearly whites, you are not alone! This colorless film is called plaque, and can harden into tartar if you don’t keep your teeth clean every day. Tartar is… Read more »

The Best Dental Treatments That Will Give You the Best Smile

If you are looking for a way to improve the health and appearance of your smile, we are here to tell you there are multiple ways to do so at , and those ways involve the use of: Dental crowns A dental crown is also known as a dental cap, which is a dental restoration… Read more »

Take Time This Busy Season for Dental Checkups

The holidays are a busy time for most people; get togethers abound, your children have performances at school, and family and friends converge to spend time together. Along with the festivities comes the sugary and starchy foods that can wreak havoc on your pearly whites. To counteract this effect on your oral health, keep up… Read more »

How Important Are Your Gums?

Have you ever wondered why brushing and flossing is so important? When someone tells you how important it is, do you usually think about protecting your teeth? How often do you consider the importance brushing has on your gums—and for preventing gum disease? Did you know that disease can lead to fairly serious problems, or… Read more »

Is it True that Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Replace Flossing?

Antiseptic and cosmetic mouthwashes are popular in many American households. Some people like to use cosmetic mouthwash to freshen their breath for a short amount of time. These mouthwash brands have little medicinal value. Their minty flavors basically just wash away the odors and tastes left in your mouth after eating strong foods. Antiseptic mouthwash… Read more »