Pregnancy and Your Teeth

The human body changes when a woman is pregnant. Pregnant women need to take care of their bodies to make sure their baby is healthy. However, many pregnant women forget about the importance of protecting their oral health. In reality, if pregnant women don’t care for their teeth well, they could experience a number of… Read more »

A Tooth Knocked Out During Sports Can Be Replaced by a Bridge

If you participate in rigorous athletics or contact sports without wearing a quality mouthguard, your teeth are at risk for many potential dangers. One of the most severe oral traumas you could suffer is having a tooth knocked out. When this happens, the tooth is usually so badly damaged that it is lost and your… Read more »

What Is the Difference between Tooth Infections and an Abscessed Teeth?

Have you ever experienced an abscessed tooth or a tooth infection? As you probably already know, your body tends to fight off infections fairly well, but your teeth are something of an exception. You see, tooth infections typically happen in the center of your tooth, meaning you won’t be able to get antibodies to the… Read more »

If You’ve Lost a Filling the Tooth Likely Needs to Be Restored with a Crown

While fillings are sometimes called for to repair a chip or fracture in the tooth enamel, most are a result of tooth decay. Even though a filling is meant to last for many years, they are still not impervious to the passage of time. In general, the larger and older a filling is, the more… Read more »

How Dental Bleaching Gel Works

Your tooth enamel has microscopic pores that are receptive to long-term staining. Many people interested in brightening their smile will turn to Dr. to understand their whitening options. Your dentist has the training and experience needed to help you find the safest, most effective way to brighten your smile. Often, they’ll recommend using a dental… Read more »

A Toothache Is Always a Serious Cause for Concern

A pain deep in your gums, or inside one of your teeth is always a serious cause for concern. It is almost always a sign that you need to see Dr. as soon as possible to have the tooth looked at and problem accurately diagnosed. If there is no obvious traumatic event that preceded the… Read more »

The Ways Medicine Can Impact Your Mouth

Although medications are meant to improve your overall health, they can alter your oral health more than you might realize. Some side effects that are included with medications can cause major dental issues and can damage your pearly whites, which is why our team recommends keeping your oral health in mind while taking prescribed drugs… Read more »

Bridge Basics

If a tooth is lost, it can seriously impact a person’s quality of life. From chewing to swallowing to speaking, a myriad of challenges present themselves. Self-confidence can also suffer if the lost tooth was prominent. One way to restore the smile after a tooth is lost is to install a dental bridge. Here are… Read more »

Factors Causing Dry Mouth

Dry mouth occurs when saliva production by the glands (salivary glands) in the mouth is decreased, making the mouth feel unusually dry. Saliva is important for oral health because it helps protect the oral tissues against ulcers or sores that might arise from friction during eating and speaking, it neutralizes acids, protects against tooth decay,… Read more »

Brushing: Before You Floss or After?

You know that you should brush your teeth every day, but do you know when the best time to brush is? Or how often you should brush? Similarly, do you ever wonder if you should brush or floss first? Today, our team at is happy to address questions like these. Most dentists recommend that you… Read more »