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... Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and... Read more »

Dental Health 101: Tooth Extractions

Even though we believe that the best place for your teeth is in your smile, there may be times when a tooth needs to be extracted. We may do everything we can to save that tooth, but it could be beyond aid as a result of an oral trauma or... Read more »

How Do Dental Implants Work?

Is your smile missing a tooth? Are you less confident or willing to share your smile as a result? If you would like to restore your smile and have a full set of teeth once again, we may be able to help. While there may be several options to consider,... Read more »

What is Nitrous Oxide?

Are you, or your child, nervous about going to the dentist? Does the thought of an upcoming appointment bring up feeling of mild to moderate anxiety? You are not the only person to suffer from dental phobia. You may want to consider using nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas,... Read more »

Dental Fillings: Amalgam or Composite?

Do you have a cavity that needs to be filled? Are you trying to decide which kind of filling you should get? If you are, we would like to assist you by telling you a little bit about amalgam and composite fillings and why both of them can be beneficial... Read more »

A Crown for Your Smile

Do you have a tooth that has been damaged from a trauma or decay? Does one of your teeth have a blemish you don’t want to see anymore? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you could be a candidate for a dental crown. Crowns can restore a... Read more »

Sealing the Fissures

Do you have a hard time cleaning your back teeth? Do they have deep fissures that seem to hold on to food particles? If you answered yes, you are not the only one with this problem, and there is a way to treat it. You can now get dental sealants... Read more »

Gums Gotcha Down? Consider Treatment for Gingivitis

Are your gums slightly red or puffy? Do you experience discomfort when you brush your teeth or floss? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be in the early stages of gum disease. Commonly known as gingivitis, this infection in the gums may begin being mild... Read more »

Bridging the Space in Your Smile

Is there a gap in your smile that you wish wasn’t there? A bridge may be just the solution for you. A bridge is a permanent prosthetic device that may be recommended if you are missing one or more teeth and are cemented onto the neighboring teeth. If left unfilled,... Read more »