Debunking Myths About Root Canal Therapy

Have you ever had a cavity filled? If you have, would you have a cavity filled again? Would you be surprised to hear that most patients who have had a cavity filled and have had root canal therapy say the two treatments are fairly comparable? Still, root canal therapy has earned a bad reputation. For… Read more »

Bad Breath Could Be the Sign of an Oral Infection

Bad breath could be the sign of an oral infection. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is the result of a nasty or foul scent emanating from your mouth. It is typically caused by poor oral hygiene but it may also be a symptom of a far more serious ailment within your mouth or body…. Read more »

A Porcelain Crown Can Restore a Tooth that Has a Cavity

A cavity that forms on a tooth that is visible in your smile can be unsightly and it can impact the way you feel about your outward appearance. In some cases, a small cavity can be repaired with a simple composite or porcelain filling at our dental office. However, a large cavity or a tooth… Read more »

The Many Forms and Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

The primary purpose of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the aesthetics of your smile. However, there are many other uses for it that can also improve the welfare of your oral health. Cosmetic dentistry can be used to help restore teeth that are cracked, fractured, chipped or broken. If you have lost any teeth due… Read more »

Do You Experience Any of the Following Symptoms of Bruxism?

Did you know that you could be damaging your teeth while you sleep? This condition, referred to as bruxism, is the result of grinding and gnashing your teeth as you sleep, which over time can seriously damage your teeth and gums. The difficulty with bruxism is that it is often hard to know you suffer… Read more »

Gapped Teeth: What are Your Options?

Having imperfections in your smile can be fairly embarrassing. Luckily, there are a number of solutions you can consider to beautify your smile. For example, teeth whitening is an option you should consider, but there are several options you could try for missing teeth. Still, do you know what you might do if you have… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Needs Immediate First Aid and Professional Treatment

A hard blow to the face or another form of oral trauma can sometimes carry so much force that it can avulse or knock a tooth out of its socket. Should this befall you, providing quality first aid while seeking professional treatment can help you manage pain and potentially improve your treatment options. To aid… Read more »

Moderate Stains Can Sometimes Be Removed from Tooth Enamel with Bleaching Gel

If minor surface stains aren’t removed from your teeth, they will eventually start to penetrate the tooth enamel. When this happens, retail-grade whitening strips or whitening toothpaste will not be potent enough to remove moderate surface stains. In a situation like this, you might be able to whiten your teeth with an at-home dental bleaching… Read more »

The Perfect Choice for the New Year Begins with Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are the perfect choice to usher in the new year. With a set of dental veneers, you smile can be bigger and brighter than ever. Don’t settle for an average smile when the smile of your dreams is on the horizon. wants your smile to be great, and we have the ability to… Read more »

Contact Sport Athletes with Braces Should Use a Quality Mouthguard

The braces installed by your orthodontist, Dr. , are designed to be durable enough to handle the regular wear and tear of eating most basic foods. This durability does not extend to the potential blows to the face that can occur during rigorous athletics and contact sports. Complications during these instances can pose a serious… Read more »