Bruxism: Guard Your Teeth at Night with a Night Guard

Do you always have a headache and/or sore jaws in the morning? Have you noticed yourself clenching your teeth in the night? If so, you may be experiencing bruxism, the fancy name for unconsciously grinding your teeth when you sleep. Bruxism can be very damaging to the teeth. It can wear them prematurely or even… Read more »

Test Your Smile-Healthy Food Knowledge Here

Did you know eating smile-healthy foods and avoiding smile-damaging foods can help you have the strong and healthy teeth and gums you need? Well, it’s true. This is why it’s important to gather all the knowledge you can about the best and worst foods for your smile. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to test… Read more »

Coping With Sensitive Teeth

If you had to name what the hardest substance in your body, what would you choose? You may not believe it, but that substance is your tooth enamel. As hard as it is, it can be compromised by the acids in your diet, or worn away by grinding your teeth, or from the impact of… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Pediatric Dentistry

Do you know much about pediatric dentistry? If not, now is the time to learn! The more you know about pediatric dentistry, the better. This branch of dentistry specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating dental problems in infants, children, teens and those with special needs. To tell you a little more about pediatric dentistry, our… Read more »

Bad Teeth Brushing Habits to Break

We all know how important it is to brush teeth twice each day, once in the morning and once in the evening. However, many people are not aware of the bad teeth brushing habits that they may be guilty of. Dr. and our team have compiled this list of unhealthy brushing habits to break for… Read more »

Plan for Your Aging Smile With Oral Health Treatments

As you age, your teeth will begin to age with you as well. This can make them more brittle or weak as you age and can make them more susceptible to dental damage. However, there are newer treatments and procedures that can be used and implemented to ensure your teeth remain healthy for the rest… Read more »

Help Your Dentures Help You!

Have you recently had dentures constructed for your smile? You can now look forward to being able to eat and speak properly once again. You may have some questions, however, about how to care for your new dentures and keep them in tiptop shape. Dentures Care One important thing that you can do to care… Read more »

Can You Whiten Your Teeth with Lemons or Apple Cider Vinegar?

Many patients come to us asking about teeth whitening to improve their smiles. They often read about natural ways to do this, or hear friends mention remedies they’ve read about online or in popular magazines. But what effect can they have on your pearly whites? Let’s take a look! –Acids: using lemon juice or apple… Read more »

Restore a Tooth With a Dental Crown

If a tooth needs its shape, size, and strength restored, a dental crown may be needed. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped dental restoration that will cover the entire visible portion of a tooth. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Restore a tooth that has had a large dental filling… Read more »

Basic Oral Health Assessment for 2018

The new year is a great time to honestly assess your oral hygiene habits, to make sure you are on track for a mouth-healthy 2018. Here are some basic aspects of oral health to consider: Brush: Are you brushing your teeth for 2 full minutes, twice a day? This removes plaque and debris from your… Read more »