Getting Screened for Oral Cancer

Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? You might not think about oral cancer very often, but it is a serious disease that affects tens of thousands of people every year. And getting screened for it regularly is the best way to ensure effective treatment. Oral cancer is the most common form… Read more »

What to Do About Dental Anxiety

Are you afraid of the dentist? If you are, you’re not alone. In fact, many people consider even a simple cleaning an arduous task. Sadly, some patients won’t visit the dentist until they experience an emergency such as infection or tooth decay. Waiting only leads to more problems and can ever affect overall health. Fortunately,… Read more »

Exercise Can Reduce Your Odds of Gum Disease

How many times have you been told that you should exercise? How many times have you heard about how much exercise can benefit your physical health? Conversely, have you ever been told that you can exercising can be great for your oral health? You see, if you have gum disease, your gums will be inflamed… Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore a Lost Tooth

If you have had a tooth extracted or lost due to severe tooth decay, it can compromise your mouth in a variety of ways. Beyond simply impairing your ability to chew it can sometimes even affect your speech. If the structure of the area is not restored, the surrounding teeth might even start to move… Read more »

Be Sure to Include Your New Crown in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new crown effectively restores the appearance and function of a fractured, damaged or severely decayed tooth. While the materials your new crown is made from cannot decay like natural enamel, the crown will still need to play a role in your oral hygiene routine. Food particles, residual sugar and bacteria in your mouth can… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Proper Recovery Tips After Extraction

If your wisdom teeth have recently been extracted, it’s time to recover! The recovery process is very important because it allows your smile to fully heal without the complications of infections, bacteria, and other harmful particles. So, to help you fully recover in the best way possible, we recommend doing the following things: · Try… Read more »

Fillings for Repairing Minor Cavities

Your routine dental checkup includes a thorough inspection of your teeth to detect tooth decay and other oral health issues. Tooth decay occurs when food particles and plaque in the mouth harbor bacteria that can attack the enamel of your teeth. If the hygienist or dentist detects an area of minor tooth decay one of… Read more »

Everyday Ways to Care for Your Bridge

Your bridge represents a serious investment in your oral health and function as well as speech. With proper care, your bridge has the potential to last for many years to come. Your bridge requires regular brushing and flossing the same as your natural teeth do. This helps to maintain the health of the gum tissue… Read more »

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Dental Veneers

Have you recently decided to enhance your smile but not sure if dental veneers are right for you? If so, you are not alone. Many people have turned to dental veneers in order to improve their smile. However, before you take the plunge, it’s important to know the pros and cons, so you completely understand… Read more »

Don’t Let Gum Disease Take Away Your Smile

If you practice the daily three–brushing, flossing and using an antibacterial mouthwash, you are fighting the good fight when it comes to healthy teeth and gums. Healthy gums are just as important as your pearly whites when it comes to the health of your smile. Your gums support the teeth in doing their job. Gingivitis,… Read more »