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 »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Tooth Restoration Therapy

If you had not heard, yes, tooth restoration therapies continue to be the gold standard in establishing the smile makeover your mouth needs. As long as you continue to practice good oral hygiene, any blemishes and irregularities remain simple stepping stones to cross on your path to a beautiful smile. In order to keep your… Read more »

Tooth Loss Complications Can Often Be Prevented with a Dental Bridge

When a tooth is lost or extracted, it can cause significant changes to the function and appearance of your mouth. Early on you will likely notice a reduced ability to bite and chew food. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth, it might also alter the clarity of your speech and change… Read more »

Keys to Tooth Hazards

Although brushing and flossing every day is an effective method for caring for your teeth, it is important to always practice safe and effective lifestyle choices to ensure your teeth have the greatest chance of success. Listed below are keys to tooth hazards that should be considered: – Contact sports and activities that put your… Read more »