Developing Good Brushing Habits

Regularly brushing your teeth is a great way to keep up your oral health. However, sometimes our habits are done without much thought, which can lead to us forgetting proper techniques and replacing them with improper brushing. This is why it’s a good idea to read up on brushing techniques to make sure you’re brushing… Read more »

Simplify Your Oral Health Care with a Straighter Smile

Malocclusions, commonly called bad bites, are dental issues caused by misalignments with your teeth and jaw. If you have misalignment issues, your oral hygiene can suffer because keeping your mouth clean is more difficult, due to hidden recesses that could form between overcrowded or misaligned teeth. Don’t let a malocclusion hold back your smile. Simplify… Read more »

Invisalign®: The First Step to a Straight Smile

Studies have shown that healthier teeth and gums are possible with orthodontic aligners. The reason is because straighter teeth are much easier to clean than crooked or misaligned teeth. The likelihood of food particles and plaque buildup to occur is much higher with crooked teeth because there are more difficult-to-reach areas to clean via brushing… Read more »

Treating a Tooth Extraction with the Proper Care for Healthy Recovery

If you suffer from debilitating pain, or have a tooth that has decayed, broken, or has been damaged beyond repair, a tooth extraction can put you back on the road to smiling success. With our recovery tips and treatment guidelines, you will have a much healthier mouth in no time. As with most recovery plans,… Read more »

The Severity of Your Tooth Stains Will Dictate the Whitening Method Needed

If you were to look at the surface of your tooth enamel through a powerful microscope, you would see microscopic mineral crystals with pores and textures. These areas can sometimes trap stain particles from dark foods and beverages. If they’re not removed on a daily basis, these stains can set deeper and deeper into your… Read more »

Hygiene tips for Halloween

There are plenty of monsters this holiday season lurking in the shadows waiting to haunt your hygiene. Don’t let the ghoulies wreck your smile. Luckily, we have plenty of tools at our disposal to take down terror, and win the battle against cavities: – Dental Double-check: Check the candy received for yourself and your family,… Read more »

A Few Facts on Bleeding Gums

Do you ever wonder what you should do if your gums start bleeding? Some people assume that bleeding gums are something that just happens while you’re cleaning your smile—but in reality, if your gums bleed, you may be facing a more serious issue. Fortunately, if you’re able to find the reason your gums are bleeding,… Read more »

A Small Cavity Can Often Be Repaired by a Basic Filling

Cavities are essentially an area tooth decay that has compromised a small part of your tooth enamel. Most cavities are found during the course of your regular dental checkup at . However, if you notice a problem area on one of your teeth, you should call us at your earliest convenience to have it examined…. Read more »

Dry Socket: Avoiding Tips

Getting a tooth removed is never an enjoyable experience, but unfortunately, it is one that most Americans have to go through eventually—especially since most people have their wisdom teeth removed. Unfortunately, if a tooth is removed, you could ultimately have to deal with a painful dry socket. The first thing you should do is avoid… Read more »

Daily Attention in your Oral Hygiene Routine

While your new bridge is composed of artificial materials that are not vulnerable to tooth decay, it will none-the-less require daily attention in your oral hygiene routine. Gum disease and the pervasive bacteria associated with it, still poses a very serious threat to the long term integrity of your bridge. If plaque and residual food… Read more »