What is a Temporary Crown Used For?

What have you heard about a dental crown? You might have heard that dental crowns are usually used to treat a tooth that has been damaged fairly extensively. You may also want to know that crowns are very durable and designed to look and feel like your existing teeth. Still, have you heard why you… Read more »

How Can Waterpik Flossing Help You?

As you probably understand, flossing is a really important part of keeping your smile healthy. If you don’t floss, plaque and food will stay left on your teeth. Unfortunately, this will leave you more vulnerable to other dental issues. Still, if you struggle to floss, there are several things you should consider doing. For example,… Read more »

A Fractured Crown Always Needs Professional Dental Care

Every dental crown created and installed at is made from durable materials meant to handle the daily work of chewing the foods you eat. If you have a bad habit of using your teeth as tools or if you nibble on objects, you could potentially chip or fracture your crown. This is even more likely… Read more »

The Smile-Cleaning Tools and Products to Avoid

When you’re cleaning your smile, it’s important to do so with the best, safest, and most effective tools. Unfortunately, there are many smile-cleaning instruments that can harm your teeth and gums. Therefore, you should be careful when purchasing oral hygiene products at the store. There are many tools our dental team recommends avoiding at all… Read more »

Acidic Food and Your Teeth

Sour food, soda, a lot of fruit are staples of a modern adult diet. While the fruit is good for you – and sour food that’s naturally sour such as lemons, grapefruit, or limes – there’s just one problem with consuming acidic foods. They’re incredibly harmful to your tooth enamel. What is enamel? Your teeth… Read more »

My Gums are Bleeding, What Should I Do?

What would you do if you cleaned your teeth and then noticed that your gums are inflamed and red? What do these problems mean for the health of your gums? Are they serious issues? What can you do to help your red or swollen gums? Fortunately, there are a few solutions you can try, to… Read more »

First-Aid Information to Help Safely Remove Something Stuck Between Your Teeth

Your teeth are tightly spaced with their neighbors. This creates a clean biting and grinding surface that allows you to chew your food. Sometimes minute pieces of food can work their way into these spaces. Sometimes a hard piece of food, like a meat fiber or seed hull, can become stuck between two teeth. Sometimes… Read more »

The Right Toothbrush is your Teeth’s Best Friend

A toothbrush is just a toothbrush, right? Aside from price or the color of the handle, there’s nothing special about all the different brushes you see for sale, is there? Actually, there is. The right toothbrush can quickly become the best friend of your teeth, ensuring they’re healthy and that your oral health is in… Read more »

Crowns Can Be Made from Different Materials

Here at , your dentist, Dr. , often uses a crown to restore a tooth with significantly compromised tooth enamel. In many cases, this is a result of untreated tooth decay problems. However, crowns are also used to repair chipped or fractured teeth to prevent future decay from setting in. In other instances, a crown… Read more »

Toothpaste Helps Clean Teeth and Can Address Other Oral Needs

The primary function of toothpaste is to aid your toothbrush in removing plaque and food particles from the surfaces of your teeth. While many brands of toothpaste will include mild abrasive components, there are other ingredients to consider. Some toothpaste manufacturers include special additives to also address special oral care needs. If you’re shopping for… Read more »