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 »

Maintaining Good Periodontal Health Starts with a Consistent Oral Hygiene Routine

Your periodontal tissues play several important roles in the overall health and function of your mouth. Not only do they help hold your teeth in place, but your gums also appear in your smile. Periodontal health problems like gingivitis and other forms of gum disease can cause discomfort and lead to other oral health problems…. Read more »

The Basics of Tooth Extraction

It may be necessary at some point in time to extract one, or perhaps more of your teeth. Extraction may be needed if one of your teeth has been damaged by an accident, or by disease to the point that it is no longer viable. If that is the case, your dentist will also discuss… Read more »

Principles Concerning Invisalign®

Invisalign® orthodontic aligners systems are modified to straighten your teeth with a revolutionary new type of clear aligner system that is metal-free and nearly invisible to even your closest friends and peers. Not only can Invisalign help you achieve a straighter smile, you can do so without all the stigma often linked to the look… Read more »

A Word About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, unfortunately, don’t get their name because they bring you greater wisdom. Actually, they got that name because they usually come in when people are in their late teens or early twenties. If increased brain power is not one of the symptoms of wisdom teeth, what are some of the symptoms? If your wisdom… Read more »

What is a Root Canal and Do I Need One?

Patients hear the phrase “root canal” and they often automatically fear the worst.  Root canals have gotten a bad reputation over the years, but the truth is that a root canal is often needed to save an infected tooth, and promote overall oral health. If left untreated, you could experience pain in the area, and… Read more »

How to Properly Restore Your Oral Health Following Wisdom Tooth Extraction

If you’re about to undergo wisdom tooth surgery in , , good for you! You’re about to improve your oral health. Now remember: after your treatment, it’s important to properly recover. Otherwise, you can experience complications that can harm your smile. To help you recover, Drs. Stosich, Viehweg, Brown, and Walker have some helpful tips… Read more »