Quality Oral Hygiene Products Earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance

It can be challenging sometimes to sort out the difference between an effective oral hygiene product and on that is only intended for cosmetic use. Fortunately, the American Dental Association has their Seal of Acceptance program to help consumers choose the best oral hygiene products for their family. The ADA instituted their Seal of Acceptance… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

A dental crown or cap is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, appearance, and strength. The dental crown will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. When might Dr. recommend a dental crown in , ? – To keep a weak tooth from breaking – To… Read more »

Dental Bridges: Helpful Information

Have you lost one or more permanent teeth because of gum disease, extensive decay, or another issue? Dr. may recommend a dental bridge in , . A dental bridge is a restoration that is designed to close the gap in your smile. Your dental bridge can restore your bite and your ability to eat and… Read more »

A Crown Can Restore a Cracked Tooth

The densely packed microscopic crystals that make up your tooth enamel is very strong and durable. Unfortunately, it’s still possible for something like a hard fall or a blow to the face to crack tooth enamel. A cracked tooth that causes pain is a clear sign that the crack extends into the interior of the… Read more »

See Your Dentist If You Experience These Signs

Oral health begins at home, daily attention to brushing, flossing, using a mouthwash to reduce bacteria, and of course, keeping up with dental cleanings. But, what happens if you experience dental problems in between visits. What are some signs that you may need to see your dentist? Headaches Morning headaches are often caused by nighttime… Read more »

All You Need to Know About ADA Oral Hygiene Products

If you are looking for a perfect oral hygiene product at the store, our team has a helpful tip for you! If you choose a product, whether it’s a toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, etc., that has the American Dental Association’s seal of acceptance on it, you have chosen the best product for your smile. The Seal… Read more »

Avoiding Bruxism

Many individuals grind their teeth sometimes. If teeth grinding, which is also called bruxism, only occurs occasionally, it usually does not harm the teeth. However, regular bruxism can damage the teeth and cause other dental health problems. Teeth grinding and clenching often occurs during sleep and can be caused by a misaligned bite, crooked or… Read more »

Are You Dealing With Burning Mouth Syndrome?

If you’ve ever felt like your tongue is on fire, you could be dealing with burning mouth syndrome. You may have to deal with discomfort in the morning, all day, or sporadic pain. Burning mouth syndrome—also known as burning tongue syndrome—can cause a burning sensation in your gums, lips, throat, or mouth. Many patients also… Read more »

All About Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding is a dangerous habit that is also known as bruxism. Many people suffer from this habit and they don’t even know it. So how do you know if you grind your teeth? Well, if you ever wake up with a dull headache or sore jaw, chances are that you participate in the habit…. Read more »

Soft Drinks and Oral Hygiene

Sweetened beverages, juice and soft drinks are very popular. Unfortunately drinking sweetened beverages on a regular basis can lead to many negative side effects to your oral health. The added sugar in your mouth increase bacteria and plaque development which then increases the chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease. The acidic nature of… Read more »