If a Tooth Breaks Off, It Might Need to Be Extracted and Restored by a Bridge

While it is extremely rare, there are times when a dental accident or blow to the face can break off a tooth or crown abutment at the gumline. In some cases, your dentists, Dr. , can treat the problem with a root canal. However, if the trauma to the root or socket is significant, might… Read more »

The Facts About Coffee and Your Teeth

Coffee is an extremely popular beverage, but did you know that it’s also responsible for many stained teeth? Coffee can get stuck to your enamel, making it extremely difficult to remove with your toothbrush. Fortunately, there are a few things you can consider doing if you’re interested in enjoying your coffee and keeping your teeth… Read more »

Dental X-Ray Facts

Dental X-rays are a diagnostic tool used to help our dentists detect any decay, infection, or other issues that are not visible with the naked eye. Dr.  may decide to take dental X-rays at your regular dental exam. How often they take X-rays is based on your age, oral health, risk for disease, and any… Read more »

At-Home Dental Bleaching Treatments Can Remove Modest Stains from Your Smile

At first glance, your tooth enamel might appear solid and smooth. However, if you look at your teeth under a microscope, you would see tiny pores and structures capable of trapping stains. When moderate stains penetrate the tooth enamel, they can be difficult to remove with whitening toothpaste or whitening strips. Many people in a… Read more »

If You’re Missing a Filling, the Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown

An inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine often results in overall poor oral hygiene. This promotes the natural bacteria living in your mouth and increases the chances of cavities or losing an established filling. When this happens, your dentists, Dr. , might recommend a dental crown to replace the entire tooth enamel layer. A dental crown… Read more »

Crowns Will Fix your Smile

When you have problems with your smile – from cracks in your teeth to tooth decay or even gum disease – there’s a great way to fix them. That involves the use of dental crowns, installed by our professionally trained staff here at in , . Let’s take a deeper look at the dental crown… Read more »

Dental Health and the Health of Your Body

You may know that you should brush your teeth if you’re interested in protecting the health of your teeth, but did you know that brushing and flossing could also help your overall health? If you don’t care for the health of your teeth, plaque and bacteria may enter your bloodstream and cause long-term damage. Even… Read more »

Healthy Saliva Production 101

Today we would like to talk a little bit about saliva in the healthy functioning of your mouth. Most people know how important the teeth and gums are for a healthy smile, but saliva is an underrated star player in this game! And we would like to change that. What does Saliva do for your… Read more »

A Teeth-Bleaching Treatment Can Safely and Conveniently Whiten Your Smile

If you could look at your teeth on a microscopic level, you would see small pores in the mineral structures that make up your tooth enamel. When staining particles from dark foods and beverages become trapped in these microscopic textures, they can slowly adhere to and penetrate the enamel. If you haven’t been satisfied with… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Installed to Replace a Knocked Out Tooth

Each one of your teeth is held in its socket by a series of strong periodontal ligaments. Unfortunately, there are extreme situations where a hard fall, blow to the face or other unforeseen accident can sever these ligaments and effectively knock the tooth out. In most cases, some aspect of the tooth remains in the… Read more »