Food to Avoid During the Holidays

‘Tis the season for many things, not the least of which is food. This time of the year, tasty treats can be found everywhere. You can find them at parties, family gatherings and at the office. While an occasional holiday sweet can is fine, you will want to keep your teeth in mind as you… Read more »

What Retainers Do

A retainer was created to achieve precisely what the word entails: it “retains” the position of your smile after your braces are removed. Dr. incorporates a retainer into every long-term orthodontic treatment. That’s because your teeth need time to adjust to their new alignment. Otherwise they may sway back into the same position they had… Read more »

How to Take Care of Red, Irritated Gums

Healthy gums are pink and firm to the touch. Unfortunately, anyone can have gum issues from time to time. You’ve probably seen your gums become red and swollen (or even bleed) when you brush or floss your teeth too vigorously. If your gums are healthy, they will recover quickly from mild trauma. However, if swollen,… Read more »

What Can You Expect at a Dental Checkup?

Along with the American Dental Association, our dentist, Dr. strongly encourages six-month dental cleanings to ensure your oral health. In between, consuming a healthy diet and sticking to your daily oral hygiene routine will keep your smile thriving. So what can you expect at a dental checkup? Oral Cancer Check: Your dentist will examine your… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Child’s Teeth

When should you start taking care of your child’s teeth? The answer is as soon as she is born. Your child’s primary teeth are already waiting to come in, even though you can’t see them. You can start her on the road to dental health by cleaning her gums with a clean piece of gauze… Read more »

Choose a Dental Filling for Your Smile

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in , , may be just what you need. Dr. will remove the tooth decay and fill the area with the dental filling material. This can restore the strength and function of the tooth. How is a dental filling placed? Our dentist will… Read more »

Advice about CEREC Dental Crowns

You should consider a CEREC dental crown due to the ease at which it can be made, and the benefits it can provide. Not only will CEREC crowns be milled and installed in as little as a single office visit, but they are tremendously durable and are customized to meet the exact needs of each… Read more »

Causes of Halitosis

Do you feel embarrassed by your stubborn bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can affect anyone, which is why our dental team at in , , is happy to talk to you about what could be triggering your bad breath. Bad breath can strike anytime thanks to… Read more »

Did You Know That Some Foods Are Healthy for Your Tooth Enamel?

Eating right is essential for optimum oral health. Did you know that some foods are healthy for your tooth enamel? Listed below are some oral health benefits of healthy foods: – Keeping your teeth clean after meals is imperative because you cannot always eat healthy foods all the time. However, brushing your teeth after meals… Read more »

Missing Tooth or Need a Replacement? Talk to Your Dentist About a Dental Implant!

Have you lost a tooth or need a replacement for a tooth causing you discomfort? Speak to Dr. and dental professionals about receiving a dental implant to fix your smile. A dental implant is the first main step to getting that perfect and comfortable smile you’ve always wanted. Your dentist will first examine if you’re… Read more »