Making Root Canal Treatment Stick

If you’ve ever received a filling, you know how aggravating a cavity can be. With the support of root canal fillings, your pain can be soothed. Fortunately, that relief can be permanent with attentive treatment: a filling can last for a very long time when you practice good oral hygiene habits. Here are some bits… Read more »

DRY MOUTH: Medications

Although xerostomia is unfortunately an incurable condition, suitable maintenance can make it an easier one. By making some small alterations to your diet, practicing great dental hygiene habits and taking the guidance of Drs. , you can manage dry mouth. Here are some things you should have heard of about it. There are a couple… Read more »

Serious Dental Trauma Might Require First-Aid

Dental trauma comes in several different forms. Most cases are related to an accidental blow to the face or the introduction of a foreign object into the mouth. The severity of the damage to your teeth and any surrounding periodontal tissues will influence the need for professional treatment while applying some basic first-aid. If you… Read more »

The Cool Oral Hygiene Tools that Can Help You Clean Your Smile

Sometimes oral hygiene can get pretty boring. This is because we routinely brush, floss, and rinse each day and don’t think much about it. This can be quite unfortunate. Oral hygiene should be fun! Luckily, there are cool oral hygiene tools that can help make oral hygiene a little more exciting. Our dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

What is Anemia Tongue?

What in the world is anemia tongue? Well, let’s talk about anemia first. You’ve likely at least heard this word thrown around. Anemia is a condition that occurs when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin, the part of the blood cell that binds oxygen. This causes fatigue, headaches and other symptoms…. Read more »

Professional Measures Are Often Needed to Fully Remove Tobacco Stains from Teeth

Even occasional tobacco use can cause minor dental stains to quickly build up the faces of the teeth that appear in your smile. Frequent tobacco use, or frequently consuming dark beverages can also compound the appearance of dental stains to turn your smile an unsightly shade of yellow, tan, or gray. At first you might… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Repaired to Prevent a More Severe Dental Fracture

There are many different things that can chip a tooth. When this happens, the compromised dental integrity can leave it at increased risk of suffering a severe dental fracture. To prevent this from happening, Dr. might be able to repair the fractured tooth with a silver amalgam dental filling. This type of dental material is… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Dental Fillings

When the tooth enamel that rests on the outer layer is injured or eaten away, a hole forms, which is called a cavity. If a cavity digs into the canal of a tooth, the pulp will be at risk for infection, which can lead to tooth loss. To prevent further damage to a tooth, dental… Read more »

The Care and Keeping of Toothbrushes

You can brush every day, twice a day, but if your toothbrush is ineffective, it will at best be a waste of time, and at worst, put your mouth in danger of bacterial contamination. Let’s review the ways to make sure your toothbrushing habit is as effective as possible.   First, make sure you are… Read more »

Oral Health Care Facts Blog: Tooth Brushing

Are you aware of how important your toothbrush is to your smile? Although we often forget it’s important because it plays a small role in our lives, those few minutes twice daily often make the difference between a smile that is healthy and one that is not. To help think about what tooth brushing can… Read more »