Root Canal Therapy

Dental fillings are designed to restore the full function of a tooth and prevent complications after it was attacked by tooth decay. As the years go by, the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth can exploit the seam between the filling and the surrounding healthy tooth enamel. When this happens, the bacteria can eventually infiltrate… Read more »

How Composite Fillings Can Help Your Smile

Do you have tooth decay that needs to be repaired? Dr. may recommend a dental filling in , , to restore your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decay and then fill the area with the dental filling material. What is a composite filling? Composite fillings are tooth colored, durable fillings. They can be placed… Read more »

Dental Implant Restorations Can Be Used to Replace a Severely Cracked Tooth

A blow to the face or other oral trauma can sometimes carry enough force to severely crack a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouthguard. If the damage is severe, the tooth might be so badly damaged that Dr. ’s only… Read more »

No Matter How Old You Are, Your Oral Health Is Still Important

No matter how old you are, your oral health is still important. As we age, not only should we take into account our eating and drinking habits for our physical health, but also because what we eat and drink can drastically affect our oral health too. The more time we spend making the right decisions,… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Might Need to be Replaced by a Bridge

Most of the time, when a tooth is knocked out of the socket, the force and trauma associated with the injury severely damages the tooth to the degree that it can’t be saved. When this happens, your dentist, Dr. , usually needs to extract the remnants of the tooth and suture the gums. The tooth… Read more »

13 Tips to Spook Away Cavities This Year

Halloween is coming, and that means buckets of candy will be consumed. Just remember, even healthy foods can lead to plaque buildup, which can lead to tooth decay. So, your daily brushing routine shouldn’t change based on the season. However, in case you have forgotten, here are 13 easy tips for taking care of your… Read more »

Missing Teeth? Dental Implants may be Right for You

You know that a missing tooth can be embarrassing, but do you know what you can do about the problem? When you consider your options, we recommend considering the benefits of dental implants. But do you know what happens when you get an implant? Will your implant blend well with your smile? Dental implants are… Read more »

A Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Modest Cavity Before It Compromises a Tooth

Cavities are small areas of tooth decay that form when the natural bacteria in your mouth manage to exploit the otherwise healthy tooth enamel. While this is often the result of an inadequate oral hygiene routine, other factors, like enamel erosion or chipped tooth enamel, can increase the chances of a cavity forming. The first… Read more »

Are Abscesses and Tooth Infections the Same?

Have you ever heard of a tooth abscess or a tooth infection? While the two can be caused by similar issues, there are actually a few important differences between the two. For instance, while both issues will need professional treatment, the treatments could be very different. Still, what are the differences between a tooth infection… Read more »

Enamel Erosion: How to Prevent It

Did you know that your enamel—which is the protective, outer layer of your teeth—is generally considered the hardest substance in your body? This is especially fortunate because your enamel is vital to your dental health. Unfortunately, while your enamel is hard, it can break down, leaving you more vulnerable to cavities. It is possible for… Read more »