Understanding the Process of Restoring a Lost Tooth with a Dental Implant

If you’ve had a tooth knocked out, or extracted as a result of severe tooth decay, you are likely interested in exploring your restoration options. One of the most effective ways Dr. advocates is to have the tooth completely restored with a dental implant. The process starts with Dr. examining the area to make sure… Read more »

Restoring Bone Structure With a Bone Graft

Your teeth are anchored directly in your jawbone. This fact makes the health, structure, and shape of your jawbone critical if you want to obtain optimal oral health. However, there are cases when your jawbone can suffer deterioration. This may be due to periodontal, or gum, disease, or it may simply be due to genetic… Read more »

First Aid, Treatment, and Restoration Options for a Fractured Tooth

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and durable. This allows you to bite off and chew hard foods. Unfortunately, there are rare situations where an accidental fall or blow to the face can carry enough force to actually fracture the enamel layer on one or more teeth. This is even more likely… Read more »

Including Your New Dentures in Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new dentures installed by Dr. effectively restore the function and appearance of multiple lost teeth. Including them as an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine will help insure that it will serve you for many years to come. Many denture wearers like to use denture adhesive to secure their dentures in place… Read more »

Mouthwash: Some Helpful Tips

If you would like extra protection against tooth decay and gum disease, consider adding rinsing with mouthwash to your daily oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash does not replace brushing and flossing your teeth, but it can complement the positive effects to your oral health. Mouthwash can do many things for your smile, including: – Freshen your… Read more »

Oral Hygiene at the Office

Do you ever think about cleaning your smile more than twice a day? If so, we encourage you to do so! As you eat throughout the day, food particles cling to your smile and try to harm your teeth and gums. So, if possible, our team encourages you to brush after lunch and floss as… Read more »

Navigating Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Did you know that your baby is born with all 20 teeth already hidden under the gums? These primary teeth start emerging between six and twelve months, and typically by the time your child is three, all twenty will have erupted in the mouth. It is never too soon to establish a healthy foundation for… Read more »

Dental Veneers Will Give You A Flawless Smile

It is many people’s dream to have a flawless smile. Dental veneers are now an extremely popular way to make that dream come true. Thousands of people have turned to their dentist in order to receive dental veneers. As you may already know, dental veneers are small, thin, tooth-colored shells that are bonded to the… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious, dangerous, and painful health condition that many people take lightly. This disease comes in different stages, and those stages include gingivitis and periodontitis. However, it is important to know that not all gingivitis cases advance to periodontitis. Gingivitis is the first stage of the disease, which develops when the plaque… Read more »

Are Your Stains Intrinsic or Extrinsic

Are you one of the many Americans who are unhappy with their smile? Have you tried teeth whitening, either from your dentist or from home? If you have, you’re far from alone. In fact, teeth whitening is one of the most common procedures. While your dentist can help, do you ever wonder what you can… Read more »