Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Mouthguard Protects Your Oral Health

Are you playing it safe with a mouthguard this summer? If not, it’s time to get one! A mouthguard is an essential element to keeping your smile safe as you enjoy sports or any outdoor activity like biking or skateboarding to protect your teeth in case of a severe fall... Read more »

Try Eating Healthy Foods for a Healthy Smile

Did you know, part of keeping your smile healthy includes the choices you make in your food? Yes, it’s true! If you eat healthily, your body can show results in many various ways, including your oral health too. In fact, some foods help keep your teeth strong and healthy for... Read more »

Proper Steps for Flossing

If you feel like your flossing can be improved, we can help you understand the proper steps. Flossing can seem simple enough, but taking these steps into consideration can help you improve your technique keep plaque from building between your teeth. - Using about 18 inches of string should be... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Symptoms Might Be Linked to a Chronic Night Grinding Problem

Many aspects of your essential oral function are influenced by the healthy function of the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. These complex joints incorporate cartilage structures, muscles and connective tissues that allow you to open your mouth for important things like speaking, chewing and breathing.   Chronic inflammation, persistent... Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Large Cavity on a Primary Tooth

Even though your child’s primary teeth are destined to be lost, you should still beware the short-term problems and long-term complications of tooth decay. If a primary tooth is lost to a severe cavity before it was intended, it can cause significant discomfort and possible infection.   As time goes... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Cavities

Cavities are small holes in the tooth enamel that damage the tooth as well as the inner layers if left untreated. Cavities are also known as tooth decay and they are one of the most serious dental issues in the world today. If you have questions about cavities, our dentist,... Read more »