A Tooth Suffering from a Distressed, Old Filling May Need a Crown

Fillings are commonly made from materials like composite, amalgam, gold or dental-grade porcelain. They are typically used to repair a tooth suffering from a small cavity or a chip in the tooth enamel. As time goes by, the natural bacteria in your mouth can work to weaken the bond between the filling and the surrounding… Read more »

If Missing Teeth Are Affecting Your Smile, a Bridge Can Help

Do you have missing teeth affecting your smile? If so, a fixed dental bridge can help! Dr. at is pleased to offer fixed dental bridges as a valuable option for our patients in , , who need help with missing teeth. Essentially, a fixed dental bridge bridges the gap left behind from missing teeth in… Read more »

Do You Have an Infected Tooth? Our Root Canal Therapy Can Restore Your Smile

At our dental office, we are not surprised when patients appear anxious as they are told they may require a root canal to restore an infected or inflamed tooth. People often react that way, as they believe that a root canal is painful. However, having a root canal is like having a dental filling performed,… Read more »

The Things You Need to Do to Maintain a Strong and Healthy Smile as a Senior

Many people believe that being a senior involves missing teeth and having dentures. However, this isn’t always the case if you’re smart about your dental care. In fact, if you take good care of your smile, you can maintain strong and healthy natural teeth as a senior. So, to help you achieve this smile goal,… Read more »

A Removable Partial Denture Can Replace the Function of Multiple Missing Teeth

If you’ve had multiple teeth in a row knocked out or lost to severe tooth decay, it can severely compromise the function and appearance of your mouth. Depending on where the teeth are in your mouth, it can even cause you to slur your speech and leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. To remedy… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Handle with Care Dentures are delicate, so please handle with care. When you are handling your dentures, stand over a sink filled with water and/or put… Read more »

All About Halitosis

Are you afraid of scaring your family or friends away this Halloween season because of your bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Halitosis is a common problem many people face. Having bad breath can be an embarrassing experience for anyone. Luckily, our team here at in , , would like to provide you… Read more »

How Oral Appliances Can Help Your Sleep Apnea

Did you know that about 90% of people with sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed? If you have sleep apnea, one of the only ways to officially diagnose it is to have a sleep study. Luckily, there are a few things can do to help you deal with sleep apnea—and our dentist can help. As you… Read more »

Tips to Help You Safely Remove a Foreign Object Stuck Between Your Teeth or in the Gum Line

Using your teeth as tools or a bad habit of nibbling on pencils and pens, or biting off your fingernails can pose multiple threats to your oral health. Beyond the chance of chipping a tooth, it’s likely that a piece can break off and become lodged between your teeth or gum line. In most situations,… Read more »

Repair Chipped Teeth with Crowns

The outer layer of each one of your teeth is made from a very durable material called enamel. Even though tooth enamel is very hard, it is possible for a hard fall or blow to the face to chip the enamel on one of the teeth in your smile. This is even more likely if… Read more »