Protect the Mountains and Valleys on Your Molars

A great many people have back teeth full of deep textures along the biting surfaces that form little mountains and valleys. These textures aid the molars and premolars in grinding food, but they can also pose some health risks because brushing and flossing may not remove the food particles and plaque that become trapped. If… Read more »

Flossing Goes Hand-In-Hand With Brushing

Did you know, flossing goes hand-in-hand with brushing when it comes to maintaining positive oral health? Brushing your teeth alone will not help fight against plaque building up between your teeth or along your gumline. In fact, flossing is an essential defense against plaque and bacteria that seeps into your gums from your teeth. Our… Read more »

Your Smile and Your Diet

Building your best smile includes being aware of the hazards posed by the things you eat and drink to your teeth and gums. Be aware of the risks of constant snacking throughout the day. If you consume sticky or chewy sweets, the sugar can linger in your mouth long after consumption and contribute to the… Read more »

An Overcrowding Issue Might Require Tooth Extraction

Permanent teeth can sometimes emerge from the gums with very little space between them. In some of these instances, an overcrowding issue can affect the alignment of multiple teeth. Left unaddressed, this can leave your son or daughter with an unappealing smile as well as teeth that are at an increased risk of dental fractures… Read more »

The Key to a Great Smile with Tooth Hazard Treatments

There are several tooth hazards present in our world that can easily destroy your teeth and gums. Because of the fact oral accidents and injuries can arise at any time, it is important to have a tooth hazard prevention plan in place to help protect your smile. Be aware that numerous tooth hazards in your… Read more »

Smile Upgrades: Enhanced Oral Health Care Treatments

If you have not already done so, it is important to make a checklist of your oral health care issues and ailments to help ensure your smile has the best chance of future success. Ask yourself what you could be doing to improve the health of your teeth and gums, and what substances or habits… Read more »

The Holiday Sweets That Are the Worst for Your Teeth

With the winter holidays approaching, you may be enjoying many delectable delights that satisfy your sweet tooth. While these goodies may add to the holiday spirit, sugar can be harmful to the teeth. When sugar is consumed by the bacteria that live in our mouths, the sugar is turned into cavity-causing acids. You should be… Read more »

The Facts to Know About Dentures

Do you wish you knew more about dentures? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. Dentures are handy appliances that can replace your missing teeth, beautify your smile, and improve your oral health. They can help you in a myriad of ways. To tell you more about dentures in… Read more »

Why Floss?

To clean your teeth effectively, you need to brush and floss them. Brushing needs to be done twice a day, for two minutes each time to properly remove bacterial plaque and bits of food and oral debris. Flossing needs to be done between the teeth and around the gumline, to ensure that all tooth surfaces… Read more »

The Facts on Diabetes and Oral Health

Did you know that diabetes can radically change your dental health, both now and in the future? For a better understanding of the facts of diabetes and its effect on your oral health, here are some important facts: – Diabetes can generate a delayed recovery time with any oral ailments you may suffer. – Nearly… Read more »