Oral Health Tips for Men

Did you know that men are less likely than women to seek preventive dental care and take great care of their smiles? Well, it’s true, according to the American Dental Association. This is why it’s extremely important for men to change their ways and finally make their teeth and gums... Read more »

Dealing with a Loose or Damaged Bridge

Your bridge is designed to be durable and last for many years. Still things like advanced gum disease, a hard fall or a blow to the face, can pose a threat to your bridge. A loose or damaged bridge demands attention before a more serious problem develops. If one or... Read more »

Brighten Your Smile with Healthy Gums

To brighten your smile with healthy teeth and gums you will need to pay daily attention to your oral hygiene regimen. Caring for your oral health is just as important as daily exercise and a healthy diet. Removing oral bacteria prevents gum inflammation from plaque build-up. Plaque, that sticky film... Read more »

Restoring a Lost Tooth with a Dental Implant

Dental implants have been used for over twenty years to replace an single tooth that was lost due to fracture or severe tooth decay. The first step in the dental implant process involves a periodontist or oral surgeon examining your mouth and taking a few X-rays. This will help them... Read more »

What to Do If You Have Persistent Bad Breath

Has anyone you love ever complained about your breath? Are you self-conscious because your breath is less than fresh? If you struggle with bad breath, it can be caused by something as simple as the food you eat and something a little trickier like the medications you take. Read on... Read more »

Why is Your Mouth Burning?

Do you know what dry mouth syndrome is? As the name implies, burning mouth syndrome is a condition that causes discomfort in your mouth. Patients with dry mouth syndrome could have to deal with discomfort in the morning, all day, or sporadic pain throughout the day. Burning mouth syndrome—also known... Read more »

How Plaque Creates Cavities

Did you know that your teeth and gums (and tongue) are not the only things living in your mouth? There is a virtually invisible community of bacteria residing in your mouth. The average adult has 100 to 200 species of bacteria living in their mouth. Even those taking good care... Read more »

Whitening Strips offer a Convenient Whitening Solution

As we age, staining foods, dark beverages and other lifestyle choices like tobacco use can dull your smile. You should always consult your dentist before starting any tooth whitening regimen. Your regular dental checkup includes a cleaning and polishing procedure that removes minor surface stains. Tooth whitening toothpaste is only... Read more »

Dentures 101

Dentures have commonly been a popular way to replace either a single tooth, or all your teeth. Thanks to our modern day technology, dentures are more effective and efficient then ever before. What many people may not know is there are three different kinds of dentures. • Conventional dentures: Conventional... Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore a Knocked Out Tooth

It’s not unheard of for a hard fall, a blow to the face or an injury from a contact sport to knock one of your teeth out. If the tooth is deeply fractured or some of it remains in the socket it might need to be extracted. Having a tooth... Read more »