Reducing Chronic Stress Can Improve TMD

Do you experience frequent jaw tenderness or pain? Do you also have a lot of discomfort around your ears? It’s not uncommon for patients to develop this jaw pain and also have trouble chewing or opening or closing their mouths because their jaws lock. If you have developed issues involving TMJ symptoms that occur regularly,… Read more »

Toothbrush Care Advice

You likely know how important it is to brush your teeth twice daily. However, do you know how to properly care for your toothbrush? Caring for your toothbrush properly allows it to properly clean your smile. Read on for some toothbrush care advice from the practice of . Replace A toothbrush should be replaced at… Read more »

Try Fluoride to Strengthen Your Teeth

Fluoride is composed of minerals that can strengthen the enamel of your teeth. In fact, fluoride is commonly used to help protect your teeth, which reduces the risk of cavities and tooth decay. With the use of fluoride, you are setting your teeth up for oral health success. Our , Dr. , cares about the… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Could Lead to Severe Tooth Decay

At first, a chipped tooth might prove to be little more than a textural nuisance in your mouth. Yet even if it doesn’t appear when you smile the damaged area of tooth enamel could lead to more than just cosmetic complications.   Over time plaque buildup and stray food particles can start to accumulate in… Read more »

Clean Teeth and Braces

It’s not always easy to convince yourself to spend time cleaning your braces. We understand how busy life gets, and trust us – we know that cleaning braces can be a bit of a pain. But here’s the thing – if you’re a teenager, your parents are forking over a good amount of money to… Read more »

Dental Veneers Work to Dazzle Your Smile

Do you ever wish you had a smile that could dazzle people? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people wish they had a smile like you see in television or movies. That is why more people are turning to dental veneers than ever before. To help you understand more about dental veneers, Dr…. Read more »

Treating a Developing Dental Abscess

A developing dental abscess can cause pain, pressure and discomfort in your gums and teeth. The buildup of fluid is often the result of untreated tooth decay or other dental distress in the tooth’s root. This problem requires timely professional treatment from our , Dr. to prevent a dangerous infection from affecting the rest of… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Aid in Preventing Cavities

Cavity prevention can come in several different forms. Each is very important for maintaining the health and structural integrity of your teeth. It starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine of brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. You should also floss at least once per day,… Read more »

How Do I Receive My Dental Sealants?

If you feel that more needs to be done to protect your teeth from cavities, we invite you to consider receiving dental sealants, which is a thin, plastic material applied to the chewing surfaces of your molars and premolars to protect them against tooth decay. If you are unfamiliar with the process of placing dental… Read more »

Early Symptoms of a Failing Dental Filling Should Never Be Ignored

A small cavity, localized area of dental attrition, or a minor physical imperfection in the single surface of a tooth can often be addressed by installing a dental filling. This common mode of treatment is designed to replace the compromised void with a dental grade material like metallic amalgam, composite resin, gold alloy, or special… Read more »