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... 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... Read more »

Seek Immediate Treatment for a Missing Filling

Every filling Dr. Eric Goldberg 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Reduce Stress With Your Diet

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders have a wide variety of causes and influencers. One of them is poorly-managed stress. Stress can cause you to clench or grind your teeth, among other things. And effectively managing stress can help prevent the development of TMJ issues. Did you know there are all kinds... Read more »

How to Properly Care for and Maintain Your Temporary Crown

A temporary crown is essentially a hard plastic cap that is cemented over an abutment to protect it while a dental lab makes your permanent crown. This temporary crown cannot fully restore the tooth’s ability to grind and chew. If your temporary crown is damaged or falls out it can... Read more »

Is Halitosis Cramping Your Smile?

Halitosis is an oral condition that can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause there are things you and your dentist can do to improve your breath. Read on to find out why your breath might smell and what you can do about it! Common... Read more »

How to Stop Bruxism from Ruining Your Smile

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a habit that many people don’t know they have. This is because the teeth grinding generally occurs at night. Many find out that they have teeth-grinding problems because they wake up with a dull headache or a sore jaw. Their spouses or partners... Read more »

Oral Care for Kids

To help you help your child grow into the smile they deserve, we have provided the following information you need to give your child the best oral health possible, no matter their age: Babies Many people believe that the primary teeth are unimportant and unnecessary, but this is simply not... Read more »