What You Need to Know About a Dental Crown

What is a dental crown? 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 cemented into place, it… Read more »

Dentures: Your Questions Answered

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

How Is Root Canal Treatment Performed?

Dental pulp is the soft area in the center 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 »

Oral Hygiene Resolutions for 2017

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 »

A Deeply Fractured Tooth Might Need to Be Replaced by a Bridge

Your tooth enamel is very hard, which is why your teeth have the ability to bite and chew hard foods. However, there are times when a blow to the face or other oral trauma can… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Against Cavities

Tooth decay is a legitimate concern for children and adults alike. Preventing cavities is always better than treating them. If you would like a little extra protection against cavities for yourself or your child, ask… Read more »

Handling 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 »

Are Dental Sealants Right for Me?

Who Can Get Dental Sealants? Children and adults can both benefit from dental sealants. The earlier dental sealants are placed, the better. The first molars grow in around age 6 and the second molars come… Read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Disease

Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or serious problems like bone… Read more »

Find Out More About Toothbrushes by Taking this Quiz

If you would like to know more about toothbrushes in , , then it’s time to take this toothbrush quiz! Taking this quiz will help you test your knowledge and learn more about the best… Read more »