Facts About Braces

Many people get braces on their teeth. Conventional braces use brackets and wires to move teeth into proper alignment. Often, people get braces when they are young, since their jaws are still growing and it is easy to realign their bites. However, many adults are also opting to straighten their smiles. Improperly aligned teeth can… Read more »

Regain Lost Dental Function With Root Canal Therapy

Is an infected or inflamed tooth causing you to have a painful toothache? Have you been told that root canal therapy may be in your best interest to restore normal function to the tooth? We will gladly provide your treatment options and help you determine if root canal therapy is right for your weakened tooth…. Read more »

Treating Wisdom Teeth at Home

While there are a few home remedies you can use to treat the pain associated with sore wisdom teeth, these things alone are not sufficient to replace professional treatments from a licensed practitioner. If you try one or more of these remedies, make sure that you also seek out the assistance of your dentist or… Read more »

Prevent Root Canals with These Steps

Root canal infections are often caused by deep tooth erosion. Fortunately, although this means that patients typically cause their own chompers to wear down, this also means that you can have a hand in foiling the need for a root canal procedure. Here are a few things that you can do at home to prevent… Read more »

How to Care for Your Invisalign® Aligner

Are you aligning your smile with Invisalign®? If so, you need to do everything you can to keep your aligner in tip-top shape. This is important because if you don’t care for your aligner, there is a chance your smile could suffer alignment and even dental consequences. So, please keep your aligner clean, pristine, and… Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Endodontics

Although endodontics is often thought of as a separate entity within dentistry, it is actually a specialized branch within a field of oral health care. Thus, endodontists are highly trained for normal dental procedures and have received an additional two years of advanced medical training to provide endodontic treatments necessary to protect your mouth. Endodontics… Read more »

You Should Never Force Floss

A consistent daily oral hygiene based on brushing your teeth twice each day, as well as flossing at least once, is absolutely essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. This simple regimen is designed to remove most food particles and plaque before they can develop into hardened tartar or cause an increase in oral plaque acids…. Read more »

Repairing Your Damaged Braces

Life is unpredictable. No matter how careful you are about what you eat, or how well you care for your braces, you may still damage them, or parts of your braces may break or wear out. When that happens, you should call your dentist, since will be able to make the necessary repairs. The dentist… Read more »

How Gum Disease Affects the Mouth

One of the most prevalent diseases we treat in our office is periodontal disease. Because this disorder can do so much destruction to your teeth and gums, you should know what causes it and how to avoid it. Gum disease, also called pyorrhea and periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums that causes harm… Read more »

Dental Implants for A Healthy Smile

When we think about replacing missing teeth, we may want to do so in order to approve our appearance. You may feel self-conscious about your lost teeth, and you may have gotten tired of finding ways of concealing your smile. Aside from the cosmetic issues, there are very important reasons for filling in the gaps… Read more »