Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

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 might also take into account... Read more »

When Should You See the Dentist?

This may come as a surprise, but the idea of seeing the dentist twice a year was originally part of a marketing campaign for a toothpaste company. But, seeing your dentist every six months is still a good idea, since it will give the dentist a chance to clean your teeth and check for problems… Read more »

Gum and your Teeth

Gum – it’s the enemy of braces everywhere, but beloved by so many people. It’s one of the most widely consumed snacks in America. But with all that chewing, and how sticky gum can be, is it really good for your teeth? That’s actually a question we get asked a lot. The good news is… Read more »

Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

Are you in need of some tips after removing your wisdom teeth? If so, you have come to the right place! Our team is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of care and treatment, which includes offering some fundamental insight to recovering from wisdom teeth removal. Our , Dr. with in , ,… Read more »

First-Aid Tips for Dealing with a Knocked-Out Tooth

Athletic injuries that impact the mouth are a common source of dental trauma and knocked-out teeth. When this happens, you can manage the pain and complications by applying some basic first-aid measures. You should also schedule an emergency appointment with our dentist, Dr. . In many cases, rising your mouth with lukewarm saltwater can help… Read more »

Do Your Teeth Feel Sensitive Following Dental Filling Placement?

If you have developed tooth sensitivity in a tooth that received a dental filling, your dilemma is one that is shared by many patients. Tooth sensitivity after a dental filling can arise but typically subsides after a short time. However, persistent or severe tooth sensitivity after a dental filling should be addressed by our dentist… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: A Clean Toothbrush!

With the new year coming up, many of us are thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. It’s easy to make elaborate goals–which then, of course, get forgotten about by March. But if one of your resolutions is to have a better smile in 2018, we are here to help you! First, divide your goal into small,… Read more »

What You Should Know About Water Flossers

Does an injury, medical condition or dental appliance make it difficult for you to properly floss your teeth every day? Do you ever wish there was another way to clean between your teeth? Good news: there is! Try a water flosser, another type of interdental cleaner. Here are some basic facts: – Water flossers will… Read more »

Go Back to the Basics

Remember when you were a kid, and just learning how to brush your teeth? You had someone there reminding you to do it, and to show you how. Sometimes as adults, we let those childhood habits slide a little bit. Here are some things to remember as you go back to those basic habits. 2×2:… Read more »