Smile Basics: Oral Emergencies

If you ever suffer from an oral emergency, they can alter your smile in an instant. However, with effective treatment planning and emergency prevention techniques, you have a much greater chance of saving your smile and limiting any damage that may arise. If you have suffered an oral emergency that has resulted in catastrophic damage to your jaw, do not... 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. Everything from the foods you... read more »

How to Protect Your Teeth from Wear

If you care for your teeth properly they can last a lifetime. This includes brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist every six months for our routine cleaning. But, even if you do all of these things, there may still be more you can do. Your teeth can often be affected by typical wear and tear—but we’re happy to give you... read more »

Ways To Stop A Thumb-Sucking Habit In Your Child

Thumb-sucking, when done vigorously or by children over the age of four, can become a harmful habit. The force of the sucking affects the shape of a child’s growing mouth and the alignment of incoming permanent teeth. So what can you do to stop your child’s habit so they won’t damage their teeth and mouth? Cover their hand when they... read more »