The Importance of Fluoride

We all want strong, healthy teeth. And, to be honest, our teeth start out pretty strong on their own. That is because they are covered in a layer of enamel, which is actually the strongest substance in the human body. It allows us to bite and chew all kinds of food with confidence, and protects… Read more »

The Three Things That Happen When Tooth Decay is Not Treated

If you have a dental cavity but you’re not sure if you want to treat it, then our skilled dental team would like to encourage you to treat it as soon as possible because there are many things that can happen if you don’t. Tooth decay is a serious dental issue that can be treated with… Read more »

Get a Crown Without the Wait

One of the most effective ways to restore a tooth that has been severely damaged or experienced major decay is to install a replacement crown. Crowns restore the structure and function of the tooth without having to replace it entirely. But one of the downsides of this treatment has been the period between starting and… Read more »

How can I Prevent Oral Cancer

As you know, the thought of dealing with cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, as you probably know, individuals who are diagnosed with cancer are more likely to beat the disease when it’s caught early. This is also true when it comes to oral cancer. Fortunately, if you are careful and observant, there are a… Read more »

When Did Our Ancestors Begin Using Mouthwash?

The importance of great oral hygiene has existed for several millennia. Archeologists have found evidence of ancient chewing sticks, pastes and even oral rinses. The use of oral rinses in particular dates back as far as the first century. Before people knew what really causes plaque and bad breath, they resorted to unconventional ingredients to… Read more »

How to Properly Deal with Something Stuck Between your Teeth

It’s rather common for pieces of food like popcorn hulls, meat fibers, seeds and fruit peels to get stuck between your teeth. Your chances of getting something stuck between your teeth increase if you have a habit of chewing on fingernails, pencils and pencils. Small pieces can sometimes break off and get uncomfortably stuck! If… Read more »

How Your Diet Helps Your Teeth

Did you know that your diet plays a crucial role in determining your dental health? The foods you choose to eat every day have either a positive or a negative impact on your health. Here are some general guidelines to keep your smile bright and healthy: Eat plenty of calcium. You probably already know that… Read more »

How You Can Protect Your Smile While You Age

Do you ever worry about your smile? Do you work hard to keep your mouth healthy? Do you ever wonder if there is something else you could do? If so, good for you. But, do you ever wonder specifically what you can do now to keep smile healthy and strong while you age? You’ve probably… Read more »

Why We Use A Cone Beam CT

Traditional dental X-rays work by passing through the soft tissues of the body, which appear as dark areas on a radiograph. However, hard tissues like bones and teeth cannot absorb the X-rays, so they appear as white areas on radiographs. Traditional X-rays produce 2D images for our dentist so we can diagnose cavities and other… Read more »

Managing and Repairing a Cracked Tooth

Even though your tooth enamel is very strong, there are things like a blow to the face or using your teeth as tools, can cause a crack. Left unchecked, a cracked tooth can become a serious problem, inviting tooth decay and other complications. If you have a cracked tooth you should call us immediately to… Read more »