Other Medical Conditions Can Be Influenced by the Systemic Inflammation of Periodontal Disease

The American Dental Association estimates that nearly 47% of Americans over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease. While seniors are at a higher risk of periodontal health problems gum disease can occur at any age. Gum disease often starts out as gingivitis. This can cause your gums to appear red or… Read more »

A Loose Bridge or Crown Needs a Dentist’s Attention

Dental work like crowns and bridge restorations are typically cemented into your mouth with a strong dental adhesive. This bonds them to the anchoring abutments with the same strength and integrity that you experienced from the natural tooth. Yet there are still times when poor oral hygiene problems or a recent dental trauma can loosen… Read more »

What You Should Know About Root Canal Therapy

When you think of the dental treatment you would most like to avoid, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Did you think of root canal therapy? If so, you are not alone. But there are a number of misconceptions about this treatment. For example, have you heard that root canal therapy is extremely… Read more »

Is Your Mouth Lacking the Shine of Dental Crowns?

Is your mouth lacking the shine of dental crowns? A dental crown is a tooth restoration procedure that can save a tooth from extraction by preventing further damage from occurring by placing a cap directly on top of the selected tooth completely hiding it in the process. Dental crowns can also enhance the look of… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Fully Restore Your White Smile

Unsightly stains that penetrate into your tooth enamel can leave you with a disconcertingly yellow smile that is not easily improved by the whitening products sold in stores. A whitening consultation with Dr. can help you find the most effective method of fully whitening your smile. This often calls for a dental bleaching treatment. The… Read more »

Multiple Missing Teeth Could Be Replaced by a Dental Implant Bridge

Having multiple teeth knocked out or lost to untreated decay, periodontal disease, or treatment-based extraction can severely compromise your oral health and function. While a removable partial denture can replicate some of the original teeth, it can never fully replace their strength and permanence. For a mouth so affected, Dr. might recommend installing a pair… Read more »

A Modest-Sized Chip Might Be Repairable with a Filling

A chip in your tooth enamel can result from any number of things. It could be as significant as an oral trauma, like a blow to the face, or it could be as banal as grinding your teeth at night. Most small-to-modest-sized chips don’t cause heightened sensitivity, yet you shouldn’t treat one lightly. As time… Read more »

Time to Review Your Basic Oral Hygiene to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Proper care and cleaning of your teeth is important to keep your smile healthy. Daily brushing and flossing help prevent many detrimental effects from developing that can harm your teeth. No matter your age or experience level, it’s important to remind yourself of why proper care of your teeth is vital to their health. Regular… Read more »

What Type of Toothpaste Should You Use?

Have you ever heard that toothpastes have actually existed for over a hundred years? Did you know that toothpaste was originally flavorless or that it originally came in a jar? Luckily, there are a number of options you can choose from now, but do you know how to make the choice that best meets your… Read more »

Key Insights for Developing an Effective and Consistent Oral Hygiene Routine

Complications from tooth decay, periodontal disease, or other oral issues might have expensive ramifications. Maintaining good oral health helps maintain your overall quality of life. To that end, your dentist, Dr. , offers these key factors to consider when developing an effective daily oral hygiene routine. Purchasing and using high-quality oral hygiene products is a… Read more »