Caring for Your Toothbrush

You may have noticed that when you bought your last toothbrush, it didn’t come with an owner’s manual. And it doesn’t exactly need one. After all, it isn’t the most complicated thing you own. But it does need a little TLC if you want it to do its job. First, know when it is time… Read more »

Oral Health Care: Composite Dental Fillings

Are you aware of the benefits that dental restorations can provide for your smile? Though an array of options available at our dental office, the damage from accidents and disease can be repaired. For example, if you have a hole in your tooth enamel (also known as a cavity), it can be repaired through the… Read more »

Going on a Trip? Keep Your Teeth Healthy With These Tips…

It can be hard to take care of your teeth while you’re busy traveling, but it is just as important to stay healthy and have good dental care on the road as it is at home. Follow these tips from our in , , to keep you and your family’s mouth healthy while traveling. Less… Read more »

Recognizing the Signs of Gum Disease

Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of gum disease? If not, you are not alone. Many people suffer from gum disease without even knowing it until it has progressed to an advanced stage. That is why, recognizing the early signs and symptoms can help prevent any long-term or harmful effects. Our , Dr. at… Read more »

Oral Trauma First Aid Might Be Needed While Seeking Professional Care

Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth can cause significant damage to soft tissues and teeth. This often requires some basic first-aid to help manage pain and minimize complications while you seek professional treatment from a like Dr. . Any blood on your lip, chin or face can be gently wiped away with warm, wet… Read more »

How Dental Plaque Affects Your Smile

Do you have dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash that claim to “combat plaque”? This is an excellent characteristic for dental products, but what does it really mean? What is plaque and how does it affect your smile? We encourage you to learn more about dental plaque and its dangers to better understand the… Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is important, and it is important to that you use teeth-cleaning utensils that do the job right. In order to ensure that you receive maximum benefits from your teeth-cleaning tools it is important that they are cleaned and cared for on a daily basis. If you let your toothbrush fall into disrepair,… Read more »

First Aid for A Fractured Tooth

An accidental blow to the mouth or a hard fall on a slippery floor can sometimes result in a chip or fractures to your tooth enamel. When this happens, you should contact our dentist, , and schedule an appointment. In the meantime, you can there are first-aid steps that you can take. It might be… Read more »

Your Retainer Needs Special Oral Hygiene Habits

An orthodontist like Dr. may  provide you with a hawley retainer after your braces have been removed. This is a removable dental appliance created from a special acrylic material. The retainer is designed to hold your teeth in place as they settle into their new alignment. Your retainer will need some basic care and consistent… Read more »

What are Dental Sealants Made From?

The benefits of dental sealants are great, and they’ve worked wonders for multiple of our patients’ smile. However, this hasn’t stopped a number of our other patients from questioning the materials used in dental sealants: namely, they’ve been curious about whether the BPA in dental sealants is dangerous. Since we recognize that you may also… Read more »