Tips for Minimizing Complications from a Missing Crown

A dental crown is cemented onto the abutment that is anchoring it in your mouth with a very strong dental adhesive. In some rare cases, bacteria from chronic gum disease can work to weaken this bond. This could potentially cause a crown to fall out. At the same time, it’s also possible for an oral… Read more »

Denture Wearers Can Help Prevent Bad Breath with Regular Tongue Cleaning

Bad breath can come from a variety of sources. While some of these might be related to a medical condition or dry mouth caused by prescription medication, it can also result from excess bacteria and plaque in your mouth. This can be especially prevalent for some denture wearers. One way to reduce the bacterial presence… Read more »

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Food

If a good, healthy smile is something that you want to achieve, then you need to take a long, hard look at your diet. The healthier food that you eat, the better smile you’ll have. To help you understand the connection between your diet and your teeth, let’s look at what foods you should try… Read more »

CEREC® Crowns Offer Stunning Restorations in One Day!

Dental crowns are designed to fit over the top of a damaged tooth, and its job is to provide strength and protection while also enhancing your smile’s appearance. With our one-day CEREC® crowns, you can leave walk away with a new crown in just one visit with our team. If you need a dental crown… Read more »

Getting Full or Partial Dentures to Replace Lost Teeth

Having missing teeth can cause all sorts of problems for your mouth and impact the rest of your life. It can give you trouble chewing, speech impairment, and make you embarrassed about your smile. Dentures or partial dentures are a perfect solution that might be able to fix these problems for you. Our dentist will… Read more »

The Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to the neighboring tissue is called cancer. There are many types of cancer, manifesting in many different areas of the body. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, and hard palate, can be life threatening if it is… Read more »

Composite Fillings are the Preferred Choice for Filling Cavities

Cavities have been repaired using a variety of methods over the centuries of dental care. The two most common modern choices are amalgam, or silver, fillings, and composite. Composite fillings have come to take the place of amalgam fillings in nearly all dental applications because of the advantages they have. Amalgam fillings leave obvious silver… Read more »

Flossing 101

Are you someone who often skips flossing? If so, you could be putting your smile at risk. Without flossing, you are leaving your teeth vulnerable to tooth decay and gum disease. Flossing reaches the hard-to-reach places between your teeth and along your gum line where your toothbrush cannot reach. To help you find floss that’s… Read more »

Sugarless Gum – Is It Good for your Teeth?

Gum has long been viewed as something that’s not good for your teeth. However, the opposite is, in fact, true. While sugared gum isn’t good for your teeth, there are plenty of types of gum that actually help improve your overall oral health, as well as the health of your teeth. Let’s look what that… Read more »

Teeth Clenching: The Facts

Sadly, many people clench their teeth without realizing what they’re doing. This is especially problematic because you may clench your teeth while you’re resting. There are a number of issues you may have to deal with if you have bruxism. For instance, your enamel could wear down, which may leave you more vulnerable to tooth… Read more »