A Fractured Tooth Might Need First Aid and Eventual Treatment

Your teeth are enrobed with a sheath of very durable tooth enamel. This is what gives your teeth the strength to chew and grind common foods. Unfortunately, there are times when an unnatural pressure can be applied to a tooth, causing the enamel to chip or fracture. This can be something as serious as an… Read more »

Why you need to protect your enamel

One of the most important safeguards in your body against tooth decay and infection is your enamel. This hard, outer layer of your teeth stop decay and infection in their tracks, giving you the peace of mind you need to know your teeth are in great shape. But what if you’re not doing enough to… Read more »

How to Take Care of Tooth Discoloration Due to Trauma

Did you know that Americans actually spend millions of dollars every year to improve to brighten the color of their teeth? However, did you know that whitening won’t be enough if you’ve injured your teeth? Fortunately, if your teeth have experienced some kind of trauma, there are a few things you may be able to… Read more »

The Winter Sports that Can Harm Your Teeth

There are many winter activities that can harm your oral health more than you might realize. If you’re not careful, you could suffer a serious oral injury. So, our dental team encourages you to wear a mouthguard while you participate in those sports and activities. Those are: –Basketball: Basketball is a high-contact sport that poses… Read more »

Treating Yourself to a Healthy Smile

This holiday season you will likely be surrounded by mouth-watering confections, and we encourage you to take some steps to protect those hard-earned smiles. After working hard all year-round to maintain your beautiful smile, you don’t want to undo your work during the holidays. You can still celebrate the goodness of the season, just be… Read more »

The Advantages of Different Teeth Whitening Methods

On a microscopic level, your tooth enamel has microscopic textures in the mineral crystals. These surfaces can sometimes trap tiny staining particles found in the dark foods and beverages you enjoy each day. If these minor surface stains are not cleared away in a timely manner, they can start to penetrate deep into the enamel,… Read more »

The Two Major Types of Dental Fillings

There are two major types of dental fillings our dentists at often use to fight cavities: metal-based fillings and resin-based composite fillings. Both come with a variety of perks that can be suited to your needs and the severity of your cavity. Typically, composite fillings work better on small cavities that amalgams cannot reach. Conversely,… Read more »

Why Is Sufficient Saliva Production Vital to Your Smile?

The saliva in your mouth is as vital to your smile as your teeth and gums. In fact, saliva’s job in the mouth is to wash away food particles and moisten and break down your food. But it also helps you taste and swallow, and has disease-fighting agents which prevent tooth decay and oral infections…. Read more »

Cracked Teeth and How to Treat Them

A cracked tooth can happen as the result of many different things. Sports impacts are a common culprit, as are bad oral habits such as clenching or grinding teeth. Habitually crunching glass or other hard foods can also cause cracking. It’s of vital importance to get the cracked too examined and treated soon, as it… Read more »

How Dental Can Veneers Help You

Have you ever heard of dental veneers? As you may know, these shells are fused to your mouth to give you a healthy, attractive smile. In fact, dentures can be used to correct crooked teeth, to whiten your smile, or to close small gaps in your mouth. Similarly, veneers are stain resistant and durable—but there… Read more »