Dental Bleaching Treatments Are the Most Effective Way to Remove Stains from Tooth Enamel

As time goes by, the natural processes of aging and the regular consumption of dark foods and beverages can cause stains on tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur if you use tobacco products on a regular basis. Unfortunately, the whitening products sold in stores do not use whitening agents that are potent… Read more »

Things That Can Crack or Chip Your Teeth

There are rare instances when an accidental fall or blow to the face can carry such tremendous force that it severely cracks or shatters a tooth. Sometimes the trauma can be so severe that our dentist’s only course of treatment is to extract the tooth from the socket. This will effectively treat the pain and… Read more »

Dive into Fall This Season with Some Dental Veneers

The trees are beginning to change colors. The gentle breeze of autumn greets our lungs with fondness of days gone by and a renewed sense of wonder for all that is to come. Why not start the first day of the rest of your life with a brand new smile? Dental veneers are a quick… Read more »

Brushing and Flossing: Which One Comes First?

Do you ever wonder what you can do to keep your teeth healthy and strong? You probably already know that you should visit your dentist twice a year and that you should brush and floss every day—but what do you know about the order? In other words, should brushing or flossing come first? Similarly, would… Read more »

Your New Dentures Require Daily Care and Cleaning

When Dr. fit you for your new set of dentures, it was designed to stand the test of time and fit securely in your mouth. Keep in mind daily care and cleaning will maintain your dentures and extend their life. Many denture wearers use denture adhesive to secure their dentures in place. It also has… Read more »

A Tooth that Has Been Knocked Out Can Be Replaced with a Bridge

Sometimes a blow to the face or a hard fall can actually knock one of your teeth out of the socket. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports or other vigorous activities without having proper protection from a mouthguard. If there are any remnants of the tooth left in the socket… Read more »

How to Improve Your Oral Health After a Dry Socket

It’s best to avoid having a dry socket at all costs; however, sometimes it happens. Oftentimes, it occurs after you’ve extracted a tooth and you’ve used a straw, had poor oral hygiene techniques, or smoked. So, if you’ve experienced a dry socket, Dr. and our team are happy to help you by providing the following… Read more »

The Three Binkies That Will Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy and Strong

Did you know that there are many types of pacifiers in the world today that can warp and damage your child’s smile? Well, it’s true! This is why our team strongly recommends doing your binky research before you select a product for your child. Generally, orthodontic pacifiers are the best way to go. These products… Read more »

Dealing with Something Loose or Damaged on Your Braces

Over the course of several adjustment sessions, the braces fitted by Dr. will realign your teeth appealing smile and a healthy mouth. Even though your braces are designed to be durable there are some foods, activities and bad habits that can cause problems. If something on your braces becomes loose or is damaged, you should… Read more »

Bleaching Gel Can Brighten Your Smile

If your teeth have dulled and developed stains from dark foods, beverage or tobacco use, you might be interested in exploring your whitening options. The degree of staining on your teeth and the primary cause will go a long way towards determining which whitening products and procedures will be needed to meet your whitening goals…. Read more »