The Connection between Gum Disease and Overall Health

Connection between Gum Disease and Overall Health Oral health is all too often considered a matter unrelated to overall wellness. However, research continues to prove that oral problems create health issues throughout the body, not just in the mouth. This means that gum disease has the ability to significantly hinder your health and minimize your… Read more »

3 Things You Never Knew about Dental Implants

Dental Implants Losing your teeth is a painful and embarrassing experience, but it doesn’t have to define your life! The 21st century has supported the development of many advanced technologies designed to enable full mouth restoration for nearly any patient and situation. Dental implants are by far the most popular, natural, and effective solutions to… Read more »

A Toothache Might Be Associated with a Failing Dental Fillings

Failing Dental Fillings Minor defects in tooth enamel such as chips, modest dental fractures, dental attrition, and small cavities, can sometimes be treated with a simple dental fillings. Most are made from metallic amalgam or composite resin, to effectively restore the structural integrity of a tooth and prevent further tooth decay As the years go… Read more »

A Restoration Is Sometimes Preferred Over a Dental Implant

Restoration Is Sometimes Preferred Over a Dental Implant The loss of a tooth can certainly affect your ability to chew and break down the foods you eat. It can also cause problems with the clarity of your speech, or cause you to have an unattractive smile. If the tooth isn’t restored in a reasonable amount… Read more »

If You Have Had a Tooth Removed, You May Benefit From a Dental Bridge

If You Have Had a Tooth Removed, You May Benefit From a Dental Bridge Dr. prefers to not remove teeth if possible, but if tooth decay or dental trauma has left a tooth too damaged for root canal treatment, may need to extract the remaining structure. If your tooth has been removed, a dental bridge… Read more »

Denture Creation

Denture Creation To help you know a little more about dentures and denture creation, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you how complete and partial dentures are created. That way you can be more involved in the dental restoration process. For the creation of a complete denture, the remaining natural teeth will need… Read more »

Tips for Choosing Toothpaste

Choosing Toothpaste The time has come to buy more toothpaste. You may be intimidated by this task. With so many types of toothpastes available, how do you know which is the right choice? Generally speaking, choose a toothpaste with the ADA seal. Beyond that, choose the type of toothpaste that meets your specific needs or… Read more »

A Word About Benzocaine

Benzocaine If you have ever had a late night when you or a member of your family has been suffering from a toothache or a pain in their mouth, you have probably found yourself wandering the aisle of a grocery or convenience store, looking for benzocaine. Well, you were actually looking for a topical anesthetic… Read more »

Foods to Avoid for Healthier Teeth: A List

Foods to Avoid for Healthier Teeth Eating the right foods and drinks can perform miracles for your dental health and give you healthier teeth. Specifically, you should look out for foods that cause dry mouth, that dye enamel and/or that are tricky to chew. Review this list of foods to ensure that you’re wary about… Read more »

Stopping and Reversing Tooth Decay

Reversing Tooth Decay Like it or not, we all get tooth decay, whatever our age. If you still have your chompers, you may develop tooth decay. When bacteria grow on your chompers for too long, acid grows and breaks away at your tooth enamel to make cavities. Fortuitously, there are some proven ways to drop… Read more »