The Keys to a Great Smile with Jaw Pain Prevention

If for any reason your oral health care is lacking, it can lead to a severe downturn in your oral health. Furthermore, if you suffer from jaw or facial pain, it could be linked to an underlying symptom deep within the body. Thus, it is important to understand what is causing your jaw pain and… Read more »

Tips for Sore Wisdom Teeth

When you have a bit of a toothache from an emerging or impacted wisdom tooth, there are some remedies you can try using to lessen the uneasiness. However, please note that no home remedy can replace the thoughtful care of a licensed professional; see us if the pain is chronic or major. Here are a… Read more »

Why You Should Go Easy on Alcohol This Holiday

During the holiday season, multiple adults like to celebrate and enjoy the festivities by drinking alcohol. If this is you, you may want to see a small bit of the effects alcohol can have on your teeth and gums. Understanding how alcohol affects your oral cavity will help you keep your alcohol intake to an… Read more »

Why Brushing Your Teeth is Important

Brushing your teeth regularly can keep your teeth bright white and cavity-free. This is common knowledge, yet for many Americans, brushing can still be a challenge. That is why our team would like to tell you more about why brushing your teeth is so important. Have you ever noticed plaque on your teeth? That is… Read more »

Water Flossers: Get Rid of Plaque and Help Prevent Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

If you clean your teeth and gums every day you are helping to keep cavities and gum disease from gaining a foothold in your smile, according to the American Dental Association. While brushing with a toothbrush is effective at getting rid of oral debris and bacterial residue, it can’t quite do the same for those areas between… Read more »

Dental Sealants and How They Protect Your Teeth

Preventing cavities has been the mainstay of dentist’s goals for decades. At , we go above and beyond just cleanings to include dental sealants that actually help seal the tooth, creating a barrier from acid and bacteria. When you contact our office for an appointment with Dr. , we can answer any questions you may… Read more »

Will My Mouth Guard Last Forever?

If you’re wearing a dental mouth guard, we salute you! (And if you’re not using one but interested in what one could do, please let us know.) There’s one thing that’s important to note with oral mouth guards: although they’re shaped to aid your pearly whites to last a long time, they are not developed… Read more »

Repairing Cavities with Composite Dental Fillings

Did you know that a hole in your tooth enamel is known as a cavity? Although cavities are extremely common, if left untreated, they can lead to infections and eventual tooth loss. Fortunately, oral health care treatments exist to help treat and eradicate cavities from your teeth including dental fillings. Dental fillings are tooth restoration… Read more »

Symptoms of Teeth Grinding

Have you ever been told to “keep a stiff upper lip” when you’re stressed out? If you take that advice literally, you might end up clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth! Dentists call this bruxism. Bruxism is by nature unconscious, and the most common form of it occurs while you sleep. Stress can be… Read more »

General Information about Invisalign®

Are you aware that there is an orthodontic aligner system that is nearly invisible and is metal-free? It’s true and it’s called Invisalign®. The Invisalign clear aligner treatment system uses a patented thermoplastic material to comfortably straighten your teeth without the need for heavy metal brackets or dangerous wires. With Invisalign, you smile will look… Read more »