Having Dental Sealants

Usually by early to mid-adolescence, all of your child’s baby teeth will have given way to their permanent set of teeth. It is quite common for the occlusal or biting surface of your child’s back teeth to have natural deep pits and fissures. Sometimes these deep spots can be hard to clean with regular brushing… Read more »

Do you Need Root Canal Therapy?

What do you know about root canal therapy? As you may know, root canal therapy is designed to treat a tooth whose center is decayed or infected. Still, there are several myths surrounding root canal therapy. As you know, you may need root canal when a cavity filling won’t save your tooth. You see, if… Read more »

Dental Phobia? Let Us Help!

Do you avoid routine dental checkups and cleanings because of dental anxiety? Or do you put off necessary dental treatment that is now affecting your oral health? If you suffer from dental phobia, you are not alone. Our practice is pleased to offer our patients sedation dentistry to help with their dental anxiety and make… Read more »

Sore Jaw? Your TMJ Might Be Telling You Something

Do you feel like you’ve just chewed a ball of toffee even though it was just a ham sandwich? Your temporomandibular joints, or TMJ, might be out of whack. These are the joints and jaw muscles that enable your mouth to open and close. You use them whenever you chew, speak, or swallow. When something… Read more »

8 Reasons to See Your Dentist

Are you brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once a day, and seeing your dentist for regular six month checkups? If so, congratulations! You are well on your way to a brighter, healthy smile. But there are times when you may need to see your dentist in between these six month… Read more »

How Dental Sealants Help Molars

Taking good care of our teeth is easy in our modern age, we have a variety of dental tools at our disposal: toothbrushes, toothpastes, and flossing methods to help us achieve excellent oral health. Another modern marvel (well, since the 1970s), dental sealants have been helping patients better protect and preserve their cavity-prone molars. Why… Read more »

How To Fight Tooth Stains

Do you struggle without a cup of coffee in the morning? Are blackberries your favorite snack? Do you love Italian cuisine? Though these foods and drinks may seem like a normal part of your life, they actually contribute to tooth stains. How can you fight these stains and protect your white, beautiful smile? How To… Read more »

Taking Your Child to Their First Dental Visit

According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association, your baby should see the dentist before their first birthday. The general rule of thumb is to have them seen six months after their first tooth erupts. This early visit will help you find out how your child is doing, help you… Read more »

Potential Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Do you ever experience sensitivity or pain when you bite into something too hot or too cold? Are you ever hesitant to talk or smile because you worry about exposing your teeth to the cold? Did you know that regardless of how long you’ve dealt with tooth sensitivity, there may be something you can do… Read more »

Using Whitening Gel to Brighten Your Teeth at Home

Age and certain lifestyle choices like dark beverages, staining foods and tobacco use can often dull your smile. If this is the case there are several products and techniques that can help you have the bright, white smile of your youth. How deeply your teeth are stained and the primary cause of staining will greatly… Read more »