Keeping Oral Care Items in Your First-Aid Kit Helps You Be Prepared for Oral Accidents

Oral accidents and dental emergencies can happen in your mouth, just like any other part of your body. When they happen, providing quality first aid can help manage pain and improve your long-term treatment success. To aid in this cause, your dentist, Dr. , recommends stocking your first-aid kit with some basic oral hygiene items…. Read more »

Denture Adhesive Has Several Benefits

A replacement dental appliance like dentures is designed to fit snugly with the existing structure in your mouth. Even with this firm fit, many partial and denture wearers like to use a little denture adhesive. Not only does it provide extra security, but denture adhesive also helps block out residual food particles. On the rare… Read more »

Your Child’s Teething Timeline

Do you ever wonder when your child’s first tooth should come in? Similarly, do you ever worry that your child’s tooth hasn’t erupted as soon as it should have? Of course, no children will follow the same teething schedule exactly, but there are a few things you can expect. You can usually expect your little… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Shining This Holiday Season

If you have struggled to maintain proper oral health care throughout the year, today is a brand new day and a brand new beginning to start caring for your teeth and gums, so they can care for you for many holiday seasons to come. No matter how much you may have slacked, there is still… Read more »

Going Flying or Diving? Watch Out for Tooth Squeeze

Tooth squeeze, also known as barodontalgia, is a rare dental issue that many pilots, scuba divers, mountain climbers, and submariners experience. It often occurs when there is a dramatic change in altitude. If you are high in the sky or deep in the water, the air pressure can mess with the air pockets in your… Read more »

Adding Tooth-Friendly Choices to Your Holiday Table

This Thanksgiving, Dr. and our team in , , are excited to share tooth-friendly choices for you and your loved ones. While most people are aware of heart-healthy food is, food that is healthy for your pearly whites is not as well known, even though they are just as important to the body as well… Read more »

Are Myths about Dental Implants Preventing You from a Confident Smile?

At in , , we are excited to restore your smile by dispelling some myths about dental implants. Dental implants are highly reliable, high-quality restorations for replacing one or more missing teeth. If myths about dental implants are preventing you from restoring your confident smile, we would like to address some of these myths for you today!… Read more »

Your Whitening Options

If you have a smile that’s stained by time, or the use of tobacco or coffee in excess amounts, then you’ve likely looked for a solution to whiten your smile. The abundance of options for whitening, though, can make choosing the right procedure overwhelming. So let’s look at what Dr. recommends you do to whiten… Read more »

A Crown Can Sometimes Be Used to Replace Fractured Tooth Enamel

Even though your teeth are hard, there are still times when a blow to the face or other oral accident can cause a large chip or fracture in your tooth enamel. This is even more likely to happen if you engage in high-risk activities like playing contact sports without a mouth guard, chewing on pens… Read more »

Understanding and Addressing the Primary Causes of Stained Teeth

If you could look at your tooth enamel under a microscope you would see that the surfaces of each tooth actually has a slightly porous texture. When dark particles of food and beverage become trapped in these enamel pores, they can start to set in. Even if you have one of Dr. bleach your teeth… Read more »