Cosmetic Dentistry: Enhancing the Appearance of Your Smile

You deserve a smile you love and a smile you’re proud of. Unfortunately, there are many things that can take the beauty away from your smile, like misaligned teeth, discolored teeth, uneven teeth, and more. The good news is that cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve the beautiful smile you want. Our dentist, Dr. Grant R Young, offers many cosmetic... read more »

Why Baby Bottle Tooth Decay is Significant

  Baby teeth will fall out no matter what, so what good does it do to clean them? If that’s what you believe, then this article is written for you! Baby teeth are important to your child’s overall health, both in adolescence and their adult life. Find out why by reading on below, and make sure you check up with... read more »

A Key to Oral Health Success: Dental Erosion Prevention

  Protecting your smile is a requirement that you must practice every day. Everything from the habits you keep, to the cleaning methods you use, and the foods you eat, can drastically influence your oral health. Microscopic decay can occur at all times due to dental erosion, which is a process in which harmful acids in your mouth eat and... read more »

A Tooth with Multiple Dental Fillings Might Need a Dental Crown

One small cavity or chip can sometimes be repaired with a simple dental filling made from amalgam or composite resin. In the case of a large molar or premolar, a secondary cavity or physical defect might also be repaired with a dental filling. However, some cavities and fractures can compromise so much tooth enamel that there simply isn’t sufficient healthy... read more »

Don’t Delay in Having Chipped Dental Work Examined

Dental restorations and cosmetic enhancements like dental veneers are typically created from durable dental materials. These substances can rival the strength of natural tooth enamel, there are still some forces that can chip a piece of dental work. This is more likely to occur if you participate in athletic activities without a necessary mouth guard, or if you grind your... read more »

You May Need a Dental Crown If You Have a Damaged Filling

We often use amalgam or composite dental fillings to repair small-to-moderate cavities. While dental filling material is resistant to tooth decay, the surrounding tooth enamel is still vulnerable and can be affected by time and poor oral hygiene. If tooth decay around a filling causes the filling to become distressed, Dr. Grant R Young may recommend a dental crown. When... read more »

Details on Complete and Partial Denture Creation

If you’re interested in the way your dentist, Dr. Grant R Young, creates complete and partial dentures, you have come to the right blog! We are happy to explain the creation process so you can know a little more. For complete dentures, your dentist will extract any remaining teeth that are in the way. This is usually all of the... read more »

Advice for Choosing Toothpaste

The time has come to buy more toothpaste. You may be intimidated by this chore. With so many types of toothpastes available, how do you know which is the right choice? Generally speaking, choose a toothpaste with the ADA seal. Beyond that, pick the type of toothpaste that meets your specific needs or those of your family. Below are some... read more »

Talking with Your Dentist About Your Medications

It is true that your dentist is concerned with the health of our teeth and mouth. However, your mouth is part of the much larger system of your body, and your oral health and overall health are very closely connected. For that reason, you should talk with your dentist about any prescriptions, vitamins or supplements that you are taking, and... read more »

How to Avoid Common Tooth Hazards

Though you may feel that your chompers are invincible multitools that can achieve any task, we beg to differ. At Grant R Young DDS, we’ve seen enough patients know that using your chompers for anything other than grinding food can result in hurt or lost teeth and dental emergencies. Pay attention for the following things and shield your teeth with... read more »