Be Sure to Include Your Crown as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Dr. typically uses a dental crown at , , clinic to treat a decayed or damaged tooth or a tooth in need of cosmetic restoration. This creates a near-perfect replica of the original tooth enamel layer that is cast from either gold, porcelain, or a metallic alloy. While these materials will not be susceptible to… Read more »

How We Can Treat Cavities and Tooth Decay

The importance of practicing good dental hygiene is well known. We know you practice brushing and flossing regularly in order to help prevent your teeth from contracting cavities. Sometimes, however, cavities happen anyways despite our best efforts in preventing them. If this happens, you should know that Drs. Becker and Pistoia understand and are here… Read more »

A Composite Filling Can Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity in Your Smile

A cavity is essentially a small area of tooth decay that forms in compromised tooth enamel. Most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup at . If you happen to notice a change in texture on one of your teeth or heightened sensitivity, you shouldn’t delay in scheduling an appointment at our clinic. Your… Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush Effective

Caring for your toothbrush is just as important as how you use it. It’s important to know if your toothbrush falls into disrepair or is contaminated. If your brush becomes contaminated, it will not be effective in keeping your mouth as clean as it needs to be and would only seek to introduce even more… Read more »

Scaling & Root Planing: Restore Your Smile After Attacks from Gum Disease

If you are a victim of gum disease, you need to have it treated as soon as possible. Gum disease is not something to ignore. So, if you have red, swollen, bleeding, or receding gums or constant bad breath, then you need to call at and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. . If… Read more »

Cigarettes: What You Should Know

You probably know that smoking can have a negative impact on your overall health, but did you know that tobacco use can also have an impact on your oral health? Sadly, issues resulting from tobacco use can actually be quite severe. Smoking leads to bad breath and stained teeth. If your teeth are yellowed, our… Read more »

Meet Your Goals With Invisalign®

The more we do to help our teeth become healthy, the easier it is to meet our overall goals for the optimum health care of our teeth and gums. Meet your smile goals with Invisalign®. Invisalign is a cutting-edge service that offers dental support for your teeth similar to traditional braces. The difference is in… Read more »

Got Questions About Your Dental Checkup? Here Are Your Answers

If you want a strong and successful oral health, then it’s important to visit your dentist regularly—but why? Well, to help you understand more about dental checkups in , , our team has provided the answers to the following frequently asked questions about dental checkups: Q: Why are regular dental visits important? A: Regular dental… Read more »

What You Can Do For Your Sensitive Teeth

It’s never fun to bite into one of your favorite foods only to experience a sudden burning or painful sensation. As you may know, if you’re experiencing this discomfort, you could have sensitive teeth. Do you know what could be causing your sensitivity, or if there are any foods you should consider staying away from?… Read more »

The Many Ways a Dental Crown Can Help Your Smile

If you’re not happy with your smile and oral health, then it’s best to take the next step in achieving your smile goals. Oftentimes, a dental crown in , , can help you meet your goals, and that’s because it can help your smile in many ways. In fact, it can: -Protect a weak tooth… Read more »