Gum Disease and Periodontitis

Gum disease, also called as periodontal disease, comes in some different varieties. In its latter stages, gum disease is known as periodontitis. If your gums are severely swollen or if you can see large inflamed sacks of gums surrounding your teeth, you might have periodontitis, and you should get in touch with our office for… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Effectively Replace a Tooth Lost to an Untreatable Dental Trauma

The American Association of Endodontists notes that every year nearly five million teeth are knocked out due to accident or injury. While some of these teeth can be implanted back in the socket or treated by a root canal, not all cases of severe dental trauma can be viably treated. If a tooth or the… Read more »

Smile-Harming Thanksgiving Foods

Do you want a strong and healthy smile this Thanksgiving? If so, then you need to avoid the tooth-harming foods and drinks available on the dinner table. That’s right: There are Thanksgiving products that can negatively affect your smile. To help you avoid these things, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to list them. The… Read more »

Your Child’s Molars and Premolars Can Be Protected from Tooth Decay by Dental Sealants

In general, your child’s primary teeth should be completely replaced by their 32 permanent teeth by mid-adolescence. These teeth will need to serve them for the rest of their adult life. So, taking some simple preventative measures now will help reduce their chances of suffering from tooth decay in the long term. This certainly starts… Read more »

A Blow to the Face Can Cause a Toothache

Sometimes an athletic accident or a household fall can cause a blow to the face that also contacts one of your teeth. The pain from the soft tissues damage might conceal any trauma caused to the root of the tooth. This can be further confounding if the tooth’s enamel layer wasn’t overtly traumatized. In some… Read more »

Use These Quick Tips to Further Care for Your Smile

Oral hygiene can help you have a top-notch smile, but did you know there are little things you can do to further boost your oral health? Well, it’s true, and our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about them! First, keep a travel-sized toothbrush and toothpaste with you. Doing this can give… Read more »

Systemic Inflammation from Chronic Periodontal Disease Can Cause Medical Complications

Poor oral hygiene practices can allow residual plaque, food particles, and sugar residue to harden into bacteria-rich tartar near the gumline. As this continues to occur your chances of suffering from gum disease can increase significantly. This typically starts out as the gum inflammation of gingivitis. This can cause your gums to appear red or… Read more »

It Is Important to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrushing habit is only as effective as your toothbrush itself. Here are some things to remember as you care for the tool that keeps your mouth clean. First, in order for your toothbrush to clean your mouth, you need to make sure it stays clean. Cleaning your toothbrush is easy! Just rinse it out… Read more »

The Phone Apps that Can Help Your Child’s Smile

Technology today is quite advanced. In fact, it’s so advanced that it can help your child care for and learn more about their smile. This means your smartphone or tablet can obtain applications that can help your child and their oral health. Our dentist, Dr. , and dental team appreciate this about technology, so we… Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Teeth Whitening Systems

Do you want naturally whiter teeth without having to choose artificial implants or restorations that cover or replace your natural teeth? With teeth whitening systems, treatments do exist. Rescue broken smiles with teeth whiteners. The excitement of a better smile awaits with teeth whitening systems. The key to understanding teeth whitening systems includes the following:… Read more »