Winning the Battle of Bad Breath

At one time or another, most of us have been aware, or have been made aware of the fact that our breath may not be as fresh as it could be. It may be the result of something we ate, or it could be from tobacco use, coffee or alcohol. Usually, we can brush our… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering With a Bad Filling Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

Metallic amalgam, composite resin, porcelain-ceramic, and gold alloys are often used as dental fillings. These substances can be installed in small voids left by tooth decay, and minor dental fractures to effectively restore the structural integrity of the tooth. As the years go by, it is possible for the once firm connection between a dental… Read more »

The Connection between Diabetes and Oral Health

Do you have diabetes? That means taking care of your mouth even more important than usual. Studies have shown that a diabetes diagnosis is connected to mouth infections like gum disease, dry mouth, and oral thrush. There is a powerful statistical connection between gum disease and diabetes. Gum disease can harm your gums and jawbone,… Read more »

Choose the Right Toothbrush

Caring for your toothbrush is not hard, but it is important. Your toothbrush needs to be clean, soft, and functional before it can do its job. Let’s look at how to take care of your toothbrush.   Make sure to replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months, even if the bristles look “fine.” It is a… Read more »

There Is a Routine to Your Routine Dental Appointment

As you know, it is highly important to your oral health that you brush and floss your teeth every day. However, oral hygiene alone is not enough to achieve and maintain ideal oral health. It is imperative that you have a professional dental cleaning and checkup twice a year as well. This will allow Dr…. Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Be Used to Replace Multiple Teeth Lost to Severe Oral Trauma

Car accidents and severe sports injuries that cause significant oral trauma can damage or knock out multiple teeth in one part of your mouth. When this happens the soft tissues wounds and bleeding might take treatment priority over restoring the remnants of the teeth. This can result in the effective loss of the dental roots,… Read more »

A Case of Enamel Attrition Might Be Treated with a Basic Dental Filling

As you age it’s possible for the structure of your jaw to change. This can cause minor deviations in your dentition and the alignment of your teeth. This is even more likely to occur if you lost a tooth and decided not to have it restored. As time goes on two or more of your… Read more »

Dental Bridge Secrets for a Healthy Smile

If you are a victim of tooth loss, the gap left behind can lead to further problems for your oral health. One of the problems is due in large part to the gap in your smile which, if left unfilled, can destabilize your gums and cause your other teeth to loosen and shift. Another reason… Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Dental Floss

Are you taking care of your teeth in every way conceivable? Not only is it essential to continue your oral health hygiene routines, but doing so effectively is also of vital importance. Even though you are already flossing every day, there may be areas of your flossing routine that can be enhanced. Focus your oral… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Dental Crowns

Is your smile functioning at its peak performance? Can you say that all your teeth are pulling their weight in your mouth or are there a few teeth that may stand out from the rest, often in a negative manner? With dental crowns, abnormal or irregular teeth can easily be corrected and your smile can… Read more »