Getting Ready for Your Braces

At some point, your dentist may recommend that your child get braces. And if your smile could use some improvement, you may want to bring up the subject with the dentist yourself. Getting braces is a big step, and here are some things to consider before you get started. First, your dentist will need to… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know about Dentures

Whether you have dentures, know someone who does, or are considering them, there is a good chance you have questions. What’s important to know is that if you are missing teeth, dentures are a viable option for restoring your smile’s look, feel and function. The quality of dentures is constantly improving, too, allowing for better… Read more »

The Complete Dental Implant Guide

If you suffer from missing teeth, you likely feel self-conscious and uncomfortable, especially when eating, talking or smiling. Beyond those issues, having missing teeth can also lead to oral health problems, such as speech problems, facial structure changes, and difficulty eating. Rest assured that dental implants can help. An implant procedure can provide you with… Read more »

The Best & Worst Halloween Candies

During the week of Halloween, Americans consume a shocking 90 million pounds of candy. The reason candy is harmful to your teeth is that bacteria in the mouth burn the sugar, which creates an acid. The acid then dissolves tooth enamel, which is the cause of cavities. Read on for the best and worst candies…. Read more »

Talking About Benzocaine

Sometimes, the pain in your mouth is in a place where it can’t be reached, but often, you can ease your discomfort with a topical pain reliever containing benzocaine. Products with benzocaine can be found in drug and retail stores. Benzocaine is effective at temporarily relieving discomfort, however, if you are experiencing pain in your… Read more »

An Extracted Tooth Requires Some Basic Care During the Recovery Process

Dr. only uses a dental extraction as a last resort treatment to alleviate pain and prevent further infection from a severely decayed or traumatized tooth. Afterward, will provide you with any necessary prescriptions for an antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, or pain medications. Maintaining the local gum tissues will go a long way towards speeding the recovery process,… Read more »

It’s Natural for Incision Sites to Bleed After Tooth Extraction

There are several reasons why your dentist might recommend having a tooth extracted. It could be to treat a severely damaged tooth or one that has been excessively compromised by untreated tooth decay. At the same time wisdom teeth often need to be extracted to prevent pain and future complications. After the extraction, Dr. will… Read more »

A Look In and Out of the Tooth!

The anatomy of your teeth is something many people don’t think about and don’t think to ever look at. Here at , we think it’s important you have a more in-depth understanding of your tooth’s anatomy along with the emphasis of taking care of your smile (especially when it comes to brushing twice a day,… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Oral Cancer

Did you know that oral cancer affects over 40,000 new Americans every year? With such a high prevalence of the disease, you should check your mouth every day for any signs or symptoms. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, you should contact your dentist right away. Even if you don’t have cancer, your… Read more »

Clean Your Smile Before Bed by Doing These Things

Did you know it’s best to clean your smile twice a day: every morning and every night? It’s true! Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. In the morning, it’s best to brush your teeth. At night, your routine is a little more complicated. To help you perform a successful before-bed oral hygiene routine,… Read more »