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What to Expect When Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

With a name like that, wisdom teeth sound like they’d be a good thing! Unfortunately, they can cause problems and often need to be removed. What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are third molars that normally remain in the gum tissue until age 17-25. On rare occasions, wisdom teeth breakthrough as early as age 12 […]

How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

We all know that sugar is bad for our teeth. But what is the process behind sugar and how it causes tooth decay? Knowing sugar’s role in cavity formation can help you take action against it. We’ve put together an explanation of sugar’s effect on teeth as well as some ideas for tooth-friendly snacks. Let’s […]

Dental Cavities: What You Should Know

When it comes to cavities, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news: If you have teeth, you can get cavities. The good news: Most cavities can be avoided with preventive dental care, or they can be easily treated by your dentist. Cavities are tooth decay that can occur when you are a child […]

What is a Tooth Bridge?

A tooth bridge is one of three options to replace a missing tooth. There are both advantages and disadvantages compared to implants or partial dentures. There are traditional tooth bridges, cantilever bridges, Maryland bridges, and implant-supported bridges. Each type of bridge aligns with specific situations in the location and health of adjacent teeth. Why Choose […]

What to Expect When You Get Crowns Placed

Crowns are a common restorative dentistry practice used to fix a broken or fractured tooth. Sometimes, a crown can replace the top part of the tooth if the bottom part of the tooth still has a solid root or if the tooth has had a root canal. A crown provides a good shape and size […]

Top 5 Reason to Go to the Dentist

Dental appointments are not just for when problems occur. Dental care is for prevention to keep your teeth and gums healthy so problems don’t occur. Most people tend to dread going to the dentist for their teeth cleaning visits. But, teeth cleaning is simple and usually painless. Unless told otherwise, dental cleanings should occur about […]

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

If you are experiencing stained, discolored, chipped, or even misaligned teeth, cosmetic dentistry might be your best option. With cosmetic dentistry, a “smile” makeover can improve the appearance of your teeth through one or more procedures. Through this process, a dentist will work with you to develop the best treatment plan that suits your needs. […]

Chipped Tooth, What are My Options?

Tooth enamel may be the hardest substance in the body, but your teeth can still be fractured. A chipped tooth is actually quite a common occurrence that can happen due to many different reasons. However, with proper dental care, a chipped tooth can often be avoided. If you are wondering what you should do after […]

Benefits of Fluoride Treatments

Fluoride  Fluoride is a natural mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities from occurring.  It’s an essential oral treatment that has been used for decades to support healthy enamel. Fluoride can be found naturally in your body, or in rocks, soil, plants, and water. For oral health, turn to toothpaste, mouthwash, and daily […]

When Should I Take My Child For Their First Dentist Appointments?

As your baby begins teething and their teeth begin to erupt, you may start asking yourself when the best time to take them to their first dentist appointments might be. Are they too young? If they don’t eat candy or drink juice, is the trip even worth it?  It Might Be Earlier Than You Realize […]