Bad Breath: How to Get Rid of It

How often do you have to deal with bad breath? As you know, having bad breath—regardless of how often you have it—can be an embarrassing experience. However, did you know that bad breath is typically caused by bacteria or by food particles in your mouth? While removing bacteria may be your best answer, there are… Read more »

Crowns May Fix Chipped Teeth

A chip on one or more of your teeth can be a serious cause for concern. Chips can come from any variety of sources, from something as traumatic as a blow to the face, or something as mundane as nibbling on a pencil. Regardless of the source, a chipped tooth should not be taken lightly…. Read more »

A Broken Tooth May Need to Be Extracted

It is possible for an accidental fall, blow to the face or other accident to badly damage one of your teeth. In most cases, a broken tooth causes so much damage to the internal structures that your dentist may need to extract it. Once your gums have healed after the extraction, we can replace the… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is an important tool that can give you the strong, healthy, and beautiful smile you deserve, which is why it’s best to take care of your toothbrush as much as possible. To help you do so, our team recommends doing the following things: –Rinse your toothbrush: It’s best to rinse your toothbrush with… Read more »

Extractions Replaced by a Bridge

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is made from densely packed microscopic mineral crystal structures that give your teeth the durability to bite off, chew, and grind your food. Unfortunately, there are extreme situations where an accidental fall or blow to the face can actually crack one of your teeth. Sometimes a crack… Read more »

Kid’s vs Toothpaste

Most people would agree that raising children can be complicated. For instance, tasks that should be simple may be more complex than you would normally expect. Even mundane tasks like brushing your little one’s teeth can, at times, seem nearly impossible—or at least not worth the effort. However, as you know, dental health is extremely… Read more »

Are You Looking for Whiter Teeth?

Tooth discoloration is a common phenomenon, so if your teeth are losing their whiteness and shine, you are not alone. Your teeth can become yellow, brown, and sometimes even grayish, depending on the cause, or you may just incur dark spots. Extrinsic stains are the kind that occur thanks to outside sources which are often in… Read more »

Toothpaste: A History

Brushing and flossing the teeth is imperative to oral health. Did you know that people have been cleaning their teeth and caring for their smiles since as early as 5000 BC? Let’s take a little journey through the history of toothpaste. The Egyptians started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000 BC. Other… Read more »

Treatment Options for Canker Sores

Canker sores are not only painful and distracting; if left untreated, they can become infected and cause a whole new list of health concerns. If you develop a canker sore, address it immediately using the following suggestions. First, keep the affected area clean. Even if it hurts, continue brushing your teeth and flossing each day…. Read more »

Your Regular Dental Check Up Is Critical for Good Oral Health

Maintaining good oral health requires several important factors. While brushing and flossing are critical first steps for maintaining good oral health, your regular dental checkup is equally important for maintaining it in the long-term, and catching minor problems before they can become something serious. The first part of the dental check up involves a hygienist… Read more »