What to Know About Dental Crown Restorations

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped covering that protects and restores a tooth to its previous shape, size, strength, and appearance. When a dental crown is placed, it covers the entire visible portion of a… Read more »

Dentures Can Restore the Beauty & Functionality of Your Smile

For those who have lost most or all of their permanent teeth, Dr. may recommend dentures in , . A denture is a removable restoration for missing teeth and the surrounding tissues. The two types… Read more »

What Is a Root Canal?

Dental pulp is the soft area in the middle of a tooth that contains the blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve of the tooth. If the pulp becomes damaged or infected, Dr. may recommend a… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions: Dental Hygiene

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions. You may resolve to eat healthier, exercise more, or read more books. A New Year’s Resolution to make and keep is to improve your brushing habits. Improving… Read more »

An Avulsed Tooth Can Be Restored by a Bridge

An avulsed or knocked-out tooth is a type of oral trauma where a tooth is knocked out of the socket or broken off at the gumline. When this happens, the tooth and socket are often… Read more »

Effects of Teeth Grinding

If you grind your teeth, you’re not alone. A lot of people suffer from chronic teeth grinding, formally known as bruxism. It may not seem like a big deal, but if you let your bruxism… Read more »

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

Even if you practice proper oral hygiene and visit our office often, accidents can happen. Knowing what to do in the case of a dental emergency can mean the difference between losing and saving a… Read more »

The Scoop on Dental Sealants

What Are Dental Sealants? A dental sealant is a thin coating of plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars and premolars). The sealant bonds into the grooves of… Read more »

Whiten Your Teeth Wisely

Many people are not satisfied with the appearance of their smile. Some are even embarrassed to smile. Of all the ways to beautify a smile, the most requested procedure is teeth whitening. In 2010, Americans… Read more »

The Toothbrush Test that Will Improve Your Oral Hygiene Knowledge

Do you think you know a lot about toothbrushes? If so, our team has a challenge for you! We encourage you to take this toothbrush quiz so you can test your toothbrush knowledge and learn… Read more »