What Is a Dental Bridge?

What is a dental bridge, anyway? A dental bridge is a common tooth replacement service, used to fill empty gaps in your smile caused by lost or missing teeth. If left unchecked, a missing tooth could continue to damage your smile by introducing further issues such as jaw bone weakening, infections, and other problems. Your… Read more »

Including Basic Items in Your First-Aid Kits Will Help You Be Prepared to Provide Care

First-aid kits are commonly stocked with bandages, antiseptic items, wraps, and other items intended to help you prepare for common injuries. Unfortunately, many people don’t think to add oral care items to the kit. This could leave you ill prepared to effectively treat a dental trauma or oral emergency. To better address this important concern,… Read more »

The Treatment Involved in Placing a Composite Dental Filling

If you suspect you might have a cavity, it’s best to call right away and schedule an appointment with Dr. . Tooth decay is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can severely harm your smile. If it’s caught early enough, your dentist can repair your tooth with a composite dental filling. This filling is… Read more »

Tips for Safely Removing Food That Is Uncomfortably Stuck Between Your Teeth

When chewing food, it’s possible for a small piece to become stuck between two teeth. This is even more likely to be an issue with certain foods like tough meats, certain fruits, and hard snacks. Often a quick rinse with your beverage can loosen the piece of food. When a piece of food becomes uncomfortably… Read more »

An Extracted Tooth Can Be Restored by a Bridge to Prevent Additional Complications

Each of the teeth in your mouth is held in place by its structural relationship with its neighbors. When a tooth is extracted to treat severe tooth decay or remedy a dental trauma, the void can cause undue complications. Beyond potential changes to your speech, appearance, and oral function, the missing structure can gradually start… Read more »

Which Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Does Your Smile Require?

Which cosmetic dentistry treatment does your smile require? Are you looking to improve the natural beauty of your teeth or would you like to give yourself an entire smile makeover? Cosmetic dentistry can even be used to replace missing teeth with other versions that can look and function better than the originals. No matter which… Read more »

What You Should Know About Acid Reflux

Do you have acid reflux? If so, you may understand that acid reflux might lead to heartburn, yet did you know that acid reflux might damage your oral health? Luckily, there are several steps you can take to protect your teeth if you suffer from acid reflux. If you suffer from acid reflux, undigested foods… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Is Often Popular with Partial Wearers

If you have a partial denture designed and fitted for you by Dr. , it is intended to fit firmly with the surrounding teeth and gums. Even with this firm fit, many partial wearers like to apply a bead of denture adhesive. This helps lock the partial firmly in place. Should a little food work… Read more »

A Tooth That Has Suffered a Dental Avulsion Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

A severe oral trauma, like a hard fall or blow to the face, can sometimes knock a tooth out of the socket or damage it immediately at the gumline. A dental avulsion of this magnitude is a serious cause for concern that always requires timely, professional treatment. In many cases like this, the avulsed tooth… Read more »

The Road to Gum Disease Can be Avoided

Did you know, gum disease can be avoided in many cases with simple oral hygiene care and by avoiding dangerous substances to your oral health? Well, it’s true! Gum disease is a condition that can result in swelling, bleeding gums, and even losing a tooth and bone structure in your jaw when not properly cared… Read more »