Diagnosis Tooth Sensitivity

Coming into our office for an inspection of tooth sensitivity can be a breeze . . . literally! We’ll use apparatuses (including an air blower) to find out which of your chompers are most sensitive and why. Read on to find out a little more about what your appointment could be like. If you have… Read more »

How Do You Get a Mouth Sore?

You may have asked yourself this question if you recently or you still have a mouth sore. These tend to be very irritating or sometimes even painful. These sometimes go away on their own, but if it is a mouth sore lasting more than two weeks, you need to contact Dr. and our professionals here… Read more »

Harness the Power of Chewing Gum

Did you know that sugarless gum can be an excellent tool to help fight cavities? Well, it’s true! Here’s how it works: Chewing gum stimulates saliva production, which in turn counteract the effects of acids on your teeth and washes away lingering bacteria and food particles from your teeth. One important key, however, is to… Read more »

The Brushing Habits You Can Drop

Many people brush their teeth in many ways, and we tend to share our techniques and pick up habits from other people. Although this can be a good thing, there are poor and unnecessary brushing habits that don’t help your smile as much as you think they do. So, Dr. would like to tell you… Read more »

Addressing Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is one of the leading factors in tooth loss among adults today? Understanding oral health issues is important, which is why our team here at in , , is happy to help you understand gum disease and how it can destroy your smile. Gum disease, also known as periodontal… Read more »

The Magic of Dental Sealants

Are you looking for a magical way to help your child win the fight against cavities? If so, we have exciting news for you! Dental sealants are an excellent choice when it comes to protecting your smile against cavities. That is why, our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Significantly Reduces Your Chances of Suffering Future Cavities

Cavities are often the unfortunate result of bacteria attacking your tooth enamel. You are even more likely to suffer tooth decay complications if you struggle to maintain consistent oral hygiene habits. Exposing your teeth to fluoride helps bolster the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. If municipal water and fluoride toothpaste aren’t sufficient for maintaining… Read more »

Do You Know the Common Signs and Symptoms of Bruxism?

Did you know that unconsciously grinding your teeth is an actual disorder called bruxism? Although we often attribute it to stress, bruxism can be caused by a variety of factors. If left untreated, it can cause other disorders to occur, including temporomandibular joint disorders in your jaw or sleep orders including sleep apnea. If you… Read more »

Insights on Gingivitis Treatment and Prevention

Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. It is most often the result of an inconsistent oral hygiene routine allowing tartar to harden on the teeth near the gumline. Early symptoms of gingivitis include gums that bleed easily when brushing and flossing as well as bad breath and red or inflamed gums. Most of… Read more »

What You Should Know About Sharing Your Toothbrush

Have you ever thought that sharing or borrowing a toothbrush is probably harmless, especially if you rinse the brush off first? In reality, though, you shouldn’t share your toothbrush or ever let anyone else use your brush. When you brush your teeth, bacteria will get into your brush. In fact, you should replace your toothbrush… Read more »