A Toothache Requires Immediate Treatment

A toothache can come in different forms and can be caused by different things. It is generally described as a pain or a feeling of pressure radiating from deep within the gums or localized within one or more teeth. Regardless of the underlying source, you should always see a toothache as serious problem that needs… Read more »

You Can Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile with Whitening Toothpaste

Moderate to deep stains on your teeth often cannot be removed by the dental whitening products sold in stores. In many cases, your dentist, Dr. , will need to administer a dental bleaching treatment to fully brighten your smile. You can then use a whitening toothpaste to remove new surface stains before they have a… Read more »

How to Keep Your Oral Health in Tip-Top Condition During Your Holiday Parties

Did you know there are things at your holiday parties that could threaten your smile and harm your oral health? Well, it’s true, which is why your dentist, Dr. , and our dental team encourage you to keep your teeth and gums in mind while you celebrate the holidays with your family and friends. While… Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Fortify the Strength of Tooth Enamel Daily

The mineral density of your tooth enamel is what gives your teeth the ability to bite and chew food. Poor oral hygiene as well as consuming acidic foods and beverages on a regular basis can gradually erode a microscopic amount of tooth enamel minerals. This makes your teeth more susceptible to cavities and sensitivity. Fortunately,… Read more »

Some Fun Facts about Your Teeth

At , Dr. and our team want our patients to know just how important their smile is. Your smile is created by various parts working together: your teeth, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, and even saliva production produce your confident smile. This Thanksgiving, we invite you to be thankful for your smile by sharing these fun facts… Read more »

Flossing with Style Brings Out Your Smile

Flossing is so much more than wiggling a piece of thread between your teeth, it is an art form. It’s a dance between the teeth and gums with a ribbon to caress them. No matter how often you floss, the secret is in the technique, because flossing with style brings out your smile. Don’t be… Read more »

Toothache Pain Is Often a Symptom of Another More Serious Problem

Pain that is localized within a single tooth or deep within the gums is most commonly referred to as a toothache. While it is most often a result of advance tooth decay, there are also less obvious things that could be at the root of the problem. In any case, a toothache should always be… Read more »

Insights on Providing Quality First Aid for a Knocked-Out Tooth

Each one of your teeth is held in the socket by a series of very strong periodontal ligaments. When an oral accident severs these ligaments and effectively knocks a tooth out, it often results in significant oral trauma. Quality care in a situation like this is absolutely critical for managing pain and minimizing complications. To… Read more »

Picking the Right Toothbrush

We all know how important it is to brush our teeth twice a day. But something we often overlook is how important it is to use the right toothbrush while doing so. Believe it or not, but the type of brush you use can have a major impact on your oral health. Let’s look at… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Can Form When Poor Oral Hygiene Allows the Growth of Tartar

An inconsistent or inadequate daily oral hygiene routine can often fail to effectively remove residual plaque and food particles from your teeth. In time, these substances can form into bacteria-rich tartar at the gumline. The constant presence of bacteria near sensitive gum tissues promotes inflammation and infection, which is commonly known as gum disease. The… Read more »