Did You Know Cavities Can Form in Healthy Teeth?

Many patients assume that cavities only develop in neglected teeth that are never brushed or flossed, but this is not true. Cavities can occur in healthy teeth as a result of trauma, gum recession, or genetics. Healthy teeth can crack, fracture, and break when struck with a strong blow, worn down by tooth grinding, or… Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Mouthwash

Where you aware of the benefits, setbacks, pitfalls, and variances in mouthwash? Although we think of all mouthwash products being the same, they can vary greatly and can accomplish a multitude of tasks in a variety of different manners. Some mouthwash products are designed to brighten teeth, whereas others are designed to help strengthen tooth… Read more »

A Recent Dental Trauma Can Eventually Lead to a Toothache

Toothache pain can be distressing and sometimes mysterious in origin. It can be especially disconcerting if you aren’t away or any existing cavities or dental fractures. At the same time, it’s also worth considering that a recent blow to the face could eventually lead to a toothache. In some of these cases, it can even… Read more »

Dental Basics

When it comes to something as important as your smile, you are never too old to review the basics. Here are some things to remember as you evaluate your at-home dental routines. Brush and Floss:  You should be brushing your teeth for 2 minutes, 2 times a day (2×2) and flossing once a day. Brushing… Read more »

Proper Tooth Sensitivity Treatment is about Finding the Cause

Are your teeth irritated when you consume certain foods and beverages? If so, this can alter your lifestyle choices and impact your quality of life. Even if you find relief from certain types of toothpaste, the underlying cause can worsen, leading to more noteworthy oral health problems. Proper tooth sensitivity treatment is about finding its… Read more »

Sleep Apnea 101

Sleep apnea is a disorder in which an individual’s breathing is obstructed while they sleep. While it is very common, it is still quite serious and needs to be addressed as quickly as possible. Sleep apnea affects your sleep patterns, of course, but it can also put you at risk for other serious health problems…. Read more »

Detecting Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Early Helps Improve Your Chances of Treatment Success

While oral and pharyngeal cancers are more common in the elderly population, they can still strike at any age. This is even more likely to occur if you have a family history of these cancers, or if you use tobacco products, or frequently consume alcohol. Every dental checkup performed at , includes a screening for… Read more »

The Positive Uses of Nitrous Oxide When Visiting Your Dentist

When you are preparing to go to the dentist, do you experience nervousness or some type of anxiety? One thing you can do when you come to the dentist is let nitrous oxide help you relax. Commonly known as “laughing gas,” this treatment allows you to relax while visiting your dentist’s office. wants to give… Read more »

Dentures 101

Your smile is very important to Dr. and our dental team. This is why we encourage you to replace your missing teeth–so you can have the strong oral health you want, as well as the beautiful smile you desire. Getting dentures is one method of replacing your missing teeth. There are two kinds of dentures:… Read more »

Dental Health Tips for People Who Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, then it’s important to keep your smile in tip-top shape. This is because you are at high risk of having tooth and gum problems. For those who have poorly controlled blood glucose levels as well as fragile and vulnerable teeth, gum disease and tooth decay is likely to develop. So, please… Read more »