A Bridge Can Restore a Severely Decayed Tooth

Severe tooth decay on one of your teeth, might cause so much damage to the interior of the tooth that it needs to be extracted. This missing tooth can compromise you’re your ability to chew food and have a serious negative impact on your quality of life. In time the... Read more »

Flossing Reduces Your Chances of Developing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease is an infection and inflammation of your gums. Periodontal disease is primarily caused when residual food particles and plaque are not effectively cleaned from your teeth and along the gum line. While brushing your teeth with a soft bristled tooth brush and... Read more »

Hardened Tartar Promotes Periodontal Disease

It is estimated by the American Dental Association estimates that approximately 47% of adults over age 30, have some form of periodontal disease. At the same time the Centers for Disease Control also reports that that 64% of people over age 65 have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Hardened tartar... Read more »

Managing Issues with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety should not be confused with dental phobia. An individual suffering from dental phobia, experiences an irrational fear that drives them to avoid dental visits. This often results in unnecessary complications and dangerous threats to oral health. An individual that has had past issues with dental anxiety, understands the... Read more »

Dental Sealants to Protect the Biting Surface of Molars and Premolars

Most people will lose their primary teeth and have their permanent molars and premolars emerge by early to mid-adolescence. The biting surface of molars and premolars can sometimes have deep pits, fissures and contours that could be hard to clean. If plaque and residual food particles get stuck in these... Read more »