Addressing Dry Mouth in Your Smile

If you are unfamiliar with dry mouth, we invite you to review these dry mouth facts and speak with our dentist about treatment options: - Dry mouth is a common dental issue: At some points in your life, you will experience an occasional dry mouth from nerves or stress, but this can also be a regular occurrence in which you... 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 »

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 »

Tooth Replacement Options

Are you suffering from missing teeth? If so, the gaps should be filled in to avoid further damage to your teeth and gums. If you have any missing teeth, there are three standard tooth treatments: dentures, bridges, and implants. Dentures are a very familiar form of tooth replacement. They are removable and come in two variations: partial and complete. Partial... read more »

How Was Your Oral Health Care Last Year?

How was your oral health care last year? Would you rate it as your best year yet? If not, then there is room for improvement. Every new year should be a new opportunity to turn your mouth into a smile masterpiece. Each year should also be an improvement upon the year that has come before it. To test how well... read more »

Maintaining Optimum Oral Health Care

Maintaining optimum oral health care should be the priority of everyone. If your teeth are neglected, and your gums left in disrepair, you will become at high risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Additionally, you are at a much higher risk for oral accidents if we do not take the proper preventative measures for the safety of our mouths.... read more »

Crowns or Implants?

You’re in the market for a new smile, but you’re facing a problem – you can’t decide between two great options in dental crowns and dental implants. While both procedures offer advantages the other doesn’t, we know it’s hard to pick between the two. So let’s look at what both procedures offer so you can make a more well-informed decision.... read more »