3 Things You Never Knew about Dental Implants

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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 tooth loss…. Read more »

A Toothache Might Be Associated with a Failing Dental Fillings

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Minor defects in tooth enamel such as chips, modest dental fractures, dental attrition, and small cavities, can sometimes be treated with a simple dental filling. 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 by it is… Read more »

A Restoration Is Sometimes Preferred Over a Dental Implant

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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 of time, other teeth in the area can… Read more »

Denture Creation

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To help you know a little more about dentures, 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 to be removed. This might… Read more »

Tips for Choosing Toothpaste

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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 those of… Read more »

A Word About Benzocaine

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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 to… Read more »

Foods to Avoid for Healthier Teeth: A List

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Eating the right foods and drinks can perform miracles for your dental health. 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 what you’re munching on. -Drinking too much alcohol not only increases… Read more »

Stopping and Reversing Tooth Decay

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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 your likelihood of… Read more »