The Facts About Chewing Gum

You may have heard that you’ll need to floss and brush your teeth regularly if you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile. For example, you may have heard that keeping your smile clean should be a crucial part of keeping your mouth healthy. However, would you be surprised to hear that eating certain foods might… Read more »

A Mandibular Advancement Device Helps Relieve Moderate Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea symptoms, like snoring and breathing interruption, can be a significant problem for your sleep quality and overall quality of life. There are a wide range of options that can help mitigate sleep apnea symptoms. Medical diagnosis, such as a sleep study, will help determine the severity of your sleep apnea so you can… Read more »

Your New Crown Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

Good oral hygiene habits are the foundation of maintaining a healthy mouth in the long term. Just because your new crown is made from artificial materials that are not vulnerable to tooth decay, you should not be cavalier about including it in your daily oral hygiene routine. Dr. recommends brushing your new crown twice each… Read more »

Dental Sealants Help Prevent Common Occlusal Cavities

The occlusal, or biting, surfaces of your teeth are called upon to bite, chew and grind the foods you eat every day. The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth are the workhorse teeth that are called upon to process food in several different ways. To aid in this endeavor, the processes of… Read more »

What is TMJ Dentistry?

Do you ever wake up with headaches? Do you have sensitive teeth? Would you be surprised to learn that both of these problems could be the result of teeth grinding? Still, while these are serious issues, did you know that there are other common problems that could cause a sore jaw? Again, teeth grinding could… Read more »

Identifying the Source of the Stains on Your Smile Will Help Prevent New Stains

A dull, yellow smile can have a serious negative impact on your self-confidence and quality of life. Unfortunately, most whitening products sold in stores rarely have the potency to fully whiten your teeth. In fact, some of these products could even be harmful to your oral health. One safe and easy solution is to contact… Read more »

What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

Whether you believe it or not, there are things in the world today that can take your white and brilliant smile and turn it into a dull, yellow smile that you despise. This is why it’s important to do all you can to maintain the attractive smile you deserve. Some things that can cause discoloration… Read more »

A Toothache Always Requires Immediate Examination and Treatment

A toothache is no laughing matter and it should never be taken lightly. While the pain or ache in the gums might start out minor, it will inevitably increase. This is often a symptom telling you that something more significant is wrong with the tooth and it requires treatment by your dentist, Dr. . If… Read more »

A Tooth with Fractured Enamel Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Your teeth have been designed to be durable enough to bite, chew, and grind common foods. If you grind your teeth at night, use your teeth as tools, or have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects, it can cause a large chip or fracture in the tooth enamel. Even if the damage doesn’t… Read more »

Helpful Information for Lip Injury First Aid

Accidentally biting your lip while eating a meal or enjoying a snack is rarely a cause for concern. However, there are other times when a blow to the face or other oral accident can cause significant trauma. To help you adequately provide first aid to an injured lip, your dentist, Dr. , offers these basic… Read more »