• Abscessed Tooth

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Dental Problems

    Treatment of an abscessed tooth An abscessed tooth is a pocket of pus, usually caused by some kind of infection and the spread of bacteria from the root of the tooth to the tissue just [...]

  • Age and Oral Health

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Oral Health Topics

    Oral changes with age Is tooth loss inevitable in your later years? How much should adults be concerned about cavities? Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you [...]

  • Air Abrasion

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Pain Management

    Many people associate the high-pitched whirring of a dental drill with pain. Just the sound alone can make many people wince. A relatively new technique called air abrasion uses powerful particles of aluminum oxide to remove [...]

  • Anesthesia

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Pain Management

    Dentistry has advanced to the point in which pain is almost a thing of the past. Powerful pain-killing medications known as anesthetics not only help a patient avoid discomfort during a procedure, but post-operatively as well. [...]

  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles

    The Importance of Preventive Care: Maintaining Good Oral Health Preventative dental care is a significant part of overall dental health, but it's often an afterthought. Our dedicated dentist sees many patients who don’t keep up [...]

  • Bad Breath (halitosis)

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Dental Problems

    An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath. Over forty-million Americans have "chronic halitosis," which is persistent bad breath. Ninety percent of all halitosis is of oral, not systemic, origin. Americans spend more than [...]

  • Bleaching

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Bleaching and non-bleaching products are the two basic kinds of whitening products available today. Non-bleaching products normally use abrasives or chemicals and only remove surface stains on teeth. Bleaching products work with a chemical called peroxide [...]

  • Bonding

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a [...]

  • Braces (Orthodontia)

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion). Various things can cause teeth to become crooked or jaws misaligned, [...]

  • Bridges

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship [...]

  • Brushing

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Tooth Care

    Brushing is the most effective method for removing harmful plaque from your teeth and gums. Getting the debris off your teeth and gums in a timely manner prevents bacteria in the food you eat from turning [...]

  • Bulimia Nervosa

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Dental Problems

    People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well. This is because many of the behaviors associated with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa—such as binge eating, self-induced vomiting, and use of diuretics or [...]

  • Canker/Cold Sores

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Dental Problems

    People sometimes confuse canker sores and cold sores, but they are completely unrelated. Both can be painful, but knowing the differences can help you keep them in check. A canker sore is typically one that occurs [...]

  • Cavities and Tooth Decay

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Dental Problems

    What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is caused by a variety of things; in medical terms, cavities are called caries, which are caused by long-term destructive forces acting on tooth structures such as enamel and the [...]

  • Chipped, Cracked, and Worn Teeth

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Special thin laminates, called veneers, can often be used to correct discolored, worn down, cracked and chipped teeth. Veneers can also be used to close unsightly gaps between teeth. Stronger types of veneers made of porcelain, [...]

  • Choosing a Toothbrush

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Product Reviews

    Never before has there been such a dizzying array of toothbrushes on the market. Consumers are inundated with new designs, materials, attachments, and colors. Whatever toothbrush design you choose, the most important thing is that [...]

  • Crowns

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a [...]

  • Crowns and Bridges

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite [...]

  • Dental Emergencies

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Patient Information

    A knocked out tooth or bitten tongue can cause panic in any parent, but quick thinking and staying calm are the best ways to approach such common dental emergencies and prevent additional unnecessary damage and costly [...]

  • Denture Care

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Tooth Care

    Dentures today are made from very advanced materials designed to give you a natural appearance. However, keep in mind that just like your teeth, dentures should be cared for with the same diligence. This means daily [...]

  • Dentures

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals. Types of dentures Complete dentures replace all the teeth, while a partial [...]