A Cracked Tooth Needs Quality First Aid and Timely Treatment

While it is very rare, there are some types of oral trauma that can carry enough force to severely fracture or crack a tooth. This is even more likely to occur if you participate in a contact sport without wearing a quality mouthguard or if you have a tendency of using your teeth as tools…. Read more »

Let Invisalign® Bring Your Smile Back

Were you aware that 4 million smile transformations have happened with Invisalign? That’s a lot of straightened smiles! With Invisalign® you simply wear thermoplastic aligners which are virtually invisible, to straighten your smile and align your bite discreetly. Durable and customizable, they allow you to live your life without feeling self-conscious while creating the smile… Read more »

Why Mouthguards Are Important

Do you strive to keep your teeth healthy and strong? Do you brush twice every day for two minutes at a time? Do you floss, visit your dentist regularly, and use mouthwash? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you could consider doing? While doing each of these things is important, did you know… Read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth in Tip-Top Shape this Thanksgiving

Did you know that Thanksgiving can alter your oral health and set you back when trying to achieve your smile goals? Well, it’s true. This holiday can put your teeth and gums in danger, whether you like it or not, so it’s important to take good care of your smile this Thanksgiving. You can do… Read more »

Tinnitus: TMJ Disorder

Have you ever had a strange sound in your ears, such as a ringing, buzzing, hissing, chirping, or whistling? If you have, you’re far from alone, though the severity of the sound can vary. This sound may actually be the result of a condition commonly referred to as tinnitus. Many people notice the noise throughout… Read more »

Including a Fluoride Treatment in Your Dental Checkup Can Help Prevent Future Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a hard mineral structure that is composed of microscopic crystals. Throughout an average day, the natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods you consume can gradually deplete the mineral’s density. This creates microscopic pores where tooth decay can form. Fortunately, exposing your tooth enamel to fluoride… Read more »

Smile Protection: The Different Types of Mouthguards Available

As you make your way onto the court or field, make sure you grab your mouthguard. It’s very important to protect your smile with a mouthguard because if you don’t, there is a high chance that the hard, forceful objects involved in your sport or high-contact activity can severely injure or knock out a tooth…. Read more »

Seek Immediate Treatment for a Missing Filling

Every filling Dr. applies, is designed to repair a cavity or general area of tooth decay for a long time to come. That being said, no filling is going to be impervious to the passage of time. As the years go by, general wear and tear and the pervasive bacteria in your mouth can start… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Be Used to Replace One of Your Knocked-Out Teeth

Beyond the obvious trauma and need for immediate attention, having one of your teeth knocked out can affect you on multiple levels. While it obviously impairs your ability to chew food, the gap caused by the knocked-out tooth can also start to change the alignment of the surrounding teeth. In a situation like this, your… Read more »

How to Use a Tongue Scraper

How hard do you work to keep your teeth healthy and strong? If you would like to learn more about what you could do to keep your teeth healthy and strong, we recommend thinking about using a tongue scraper. While it may not seem like keeping your tongue clean will help you keep your teeth… Read more »