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 »

Refining Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is one of the cornerstones of an effective oral hygiene regimen. Flossing at least twice a day can make the difference between a healthy mouth and long term, chronic issues with gum disease. Sometimes there is the misconception that flossing is little more than running a piece of floss, up and down between your… Read more »

I KNEW Dentists were really cool!!

Recently the online dating site eHarmony published their list of “Fifteen Reasons To Date A Dentist.” Could there possibly be that many? Are they accurate? You be the judge. Here are 15 reasons to date a dentist according to eHarmony: 1. Sweet kisses. Expect impeccable dental hygiene and fresh breath. 2. Dentists are smart. Smart… Read more »

12 Important Things My Motorcycle Has Taught Me !!!

As the weather starts to warm up, I, like most riders, start to think about the Spring riding season.  Recently I came across this post on a “biker” site.  I really enjoyed it, so I am re-posting here. 12 Important Things My Motorcycle Has Taught Me !!! The only good view of a thunderstorm is… Read more »