A Bridge That Feels Loose Needs Immediate Attention

Here at , Dr. typically uses a very strong dental adhesive to secure a dental bridge to the anchoring abutments in your mouth. While this creates a very powerful bond, it is possible for oral trauma or complications from gum disease to weaken the connection. Even a small amount of movement in a loose bridge… Read more »

2016 Oral Health Care Quiz: How Did You Do?

How was your year in review? Was the year everything you hoped it would be? Were your oral health care expectations in line with your oral health care habits? If you did not live up to the expectations you had for your smile, do not fret as another year has come which means another chance… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Begins With Oral Care

When it comes to cavity prevention, many people let important dental needs slide resulting in cavities or other harmful situations that may have been prevented if they had proper oral care. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to give you these essential tips to follow, so you can do… Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Crown

A dental crown in , , is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. If residual food particles and plaque are not cleaned away from the crown, they will harden into tartar, which promotes gum disease and tooth decay. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can cause your… Read more »

Avoiding Tooth Decay

You probably know that tooth decay can lead to a number of issues. Similarly, you may know that if you let plaque build up there are a few things you’ll need to do to keep your teeth clean. However, did you know that plaque and tooth decay together can form cavities? Fortunately, there are a… Read more »

Vegetarian Diets: What You Should Know

You probably know that a diet can affect your health. Similarly, you probably know that a diet can affect your teeth—but do you know what a vegetarian diet could do to your teeth? Unfortunately, a vegetarian diet can lack some of the nutrition you need, which could eventually harm your teeth or gums. However, if… Read more »

Guarding Your Smile

Your teeth are made of several layers that each serve a specific function. The outermost layer, the enamel, is what protects the sensitive inner layers from damage and decay. But tooth enamel, hard as it is, isn’t impervious to damage and decay of its own. It is important to protect tooth enamel wherever possible. That… Read more »

How Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health

Diabetes is one of the most prevalent serious diseases in the United States, affecting nearly 10% of the general population. Tens of millions more are considered pre-diabetic. In addition to affecting how the body processes glucose, diabetes can impact all kinds of other body systems. So you should know how diabetes can affect your oral… Read more »

Spring Into a Brighter Smile

Do you hide your smile or withdraw from social situations because your teeth aren’t as bright as you would like? Over time, teeth can lose their luster for a variety of reasons, including staining from food, medication, tobacco use, and even age. Fortunately, there are many whitening options available to get your smile back on… Read more »

Five Dental Habits to Forget

Are you unconsciously damaging your smile? Most permanent teeth are designed to last a lifetime. We invite you to examine these bad dental habits to see how you can improve your oral health! 1. Teeth are Made for Food Many people use their teeth as if they were hardware. If a bottle doesn’t open easily,… Read more »