Are Dentures Right For You?

When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve your experience and lengthen the… Read more »

The Facts About Tongue Scrapers

Do you ever wonder whether or not you should be brushing your tongue? Do you try to brush your tongue periodically but struggle with your gag reflex? Your tongue is an extremely important muscle. It helps you chew, speak, and even breathe. If you care for your tongue, your oral health could improve and you… Read more »

The Need to Floss

If you don’t floss regularly, you’re like most Americans. Only four in ten American adults floss on a regular basis (defined as once a day). Yet whenever you visit the dentist, you’re always asked if you floss. So why do so few people actually bother with flossing? The most common complaint is that it takes… Read more »

The Reasons Why Dental Cleanings Are Vital for Your Oral Health

Did you know that without your six month checkup, flossing, brushing, and rinsing don’t help your smile as much as you think they do? Well, it’s true. Your dental exams and cleanings are vital for your oral health. They help you in many ways that your regular oral hygiene routine can’t. There are many reasons… Read more »

TMJ Disorder: What You Should Know

What do you know about TMJ disorder? Do you know how you might be able to recognize the symptoms of this serious condition? Do you know what you should do about this problem? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to recognize and address TMJ disorder. There are a number of issues that… Read more »

Treating Enamel Erosion Problems with Increased Fluoride Exposure

If you could look at your tooth enamel under a powerful microscope, you would see that it is made up of densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. This largely calcium based minerals can actually be eroded by the daily presence of bacteria and the acidic food and drinks you consume. If enamel erosion is not countered… Read more »

Essential First Aid for Taking Care of an Injured Lip

It’s not uncommon for something like a hard fall or blow to the face to injure your lip. In some cases, you can actually split your lip and cause swelling. In an extreme situation, it is even possible for you to bite through your lip. If your injured lip is bleeding excessively, you should strongly… Read more »

Top Reasons Why You Should Keep Your Gums in Tip-Top Shape

Your gums are important parts of your oral health. In fact, having healthy gums can help you in more ways than you might realize. Having healthy gums can: -Help your overall health: If you don’t take great care of your gums, you can fall victim of gum disease. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous… Read more »

Essential Tips to Help Prevent Common Oral Emergencies

There is a wide array of oral emergencies such as biting your tongue or lip, getting something stuck in your teeth and gums, or damaging the enamel on one or more of your teeth. Should any of these things befall you, it could lead to serious and costly complications and restoration services. Even though you… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile After Scaling and Root Planing Treatment

Scaling and root planing in , , is a beneficial treatment that helps control gum disease. However, the treatment may leave you with pain and sensitivity for up to a week. But there are ways you can properly recover after treatment, and our team is happy to help you do so! Dr. and our team… Read more »