Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Sleep Apnea 101

Sleep apnea is one of the most debilitating chronic conditions American adults have to deal with today. A lack of adequate sleep results directly in poor health. You’ll likely notice severe weight gain and even depression if you’re not sleeping enough. Fortunately, there are treatments available. One of those treatments... Read more »

Got Gum Recession? Here Are Some Treatments

If you have gum recession, then your gum tissues have pulled away from your teeth, making your teeth look longer by exposing the roots and causing tooth sensitivity. There are many things that could be causing your recession, like gingivitis, the misuse of whitening treatments and vigorously brushing and flossing,... Read more »

Understanding Tooth Restorations

Having a healthy, beautiful smile consists of receiving the necessary care and treatments to avoid dental damage and repair damage should it arise. Because there are several forms of damage that can harm your teeth and gums, it is important to always visit our dentist for routine checkups and examinations.... Read more »

The Disuse of Wisdom Teeth Often Requires Their Removal

If you have not already, you may need to undergo tooth extraction to remove the third set of molars known as wisdom teeth that erupt around the late teenage or early adult years. While not every have wisdom teeth, those who do often need to have them removed to prevent... Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Replace Badly Compromised Teeth

As you go through life long-term problems with tooth decay and chronic gum disease can start to weaken the roots of your teeth. This can lead to the list of multiple teeth or leave you with a mouth full of structurally deficient teeth. Many patients facing issue with terminal dentition... Read more »

Cold and Flu Season and Your Smile

Cold and flu season is affecting many people right now. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall out of the habit of taking care of your teeth when you’re feeling sick. However, with a little care, your smile can stay strong throughout your illness. The first tip may seem obvious to many,... Read more »