What are the Differences Between Bridges and Crowns

You probably know that when you have a fractured, chipped, or missing teeth, you should have the problem addressed—especially if you’re interested in protecting your oral health. Fortunately, there are a number of options you should consider, including a dental bridge or a crown. Still, do you know the difference between the two? You see,… Read more »

You can get Dentures to Restore Lost Teeth

Gum disease, sports, tooth decay and other oral health problems can lead to the loss of one or multiple teeth or the loss of supporting bone. This can cause all sorts of problems for your mouth and impact the rest of your life as well. It can give you trouble chewing, speech impairment, and make… Read more »

Toothpaste Allergy: What You Should Know

If you were asked to name the dental product that is used most often for maintaining your oral care, what would you say? If your answer would be toothpaste, you’d be right. But, did you know that this important aspect of your dental care can cause allergies? Fortunately, these allergies are rare, but they can… Read more »

A Severely Fractured Tooth Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

Your tooth enamel is very hard. However, tooth enamel is only hard enough to endure chewing, biting and grinding food. If you participate in contact sports without wearing a mouthguard or if you grind your teeth on a regular basis, you could severely fracture one of your teeth. In extreme situations, the tooth fracture might… Read more »

Completely Restoring an Extracted Tooth with a Dental Implant

It’s unfortunate when a tooth suffers from such severe decay or damage that it must be extracted to prevent further complications. Once your gums have healed might recommend having the extracted tooth completely restored by a dental implant. In some cases, when a tooth is extracted it takes with it some of the surrounding bone… Read more »

Do you Have an Abscessed Tooth?

Just like any other part other of our body, we can injure the inside of our mouth. If this happens, bacteria can potentially enter and cause an infection—which can lead to a painful swelling filled with pus. If the pus can’t escape the area will become even more swollen and painful. This is known as… Read more »

Brighten Your Smile for Summer

Now that summer is around the corner, don’t you think your smile should be as bright as all the sunshine outside? If your teeth aren’t quite where you want them to be right now, don’t worry! Getting a professional teeth whitening can painlessly reverse years of staining. Teeth can become discolored or stained for a… Read more »

What to do About a Painfully Cracked Tooth

The enamel layer of each of your teeth is made up of a dense microscopic mineral crystal structure that is extremely hard. As hard as tooth enamel is there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or other accident can actually crack the enamel layer on one of your teeth. While… Read more »

Benefits of BOTOX

When you think of your neighborhood dentist, you might think of fillings and dentures before you think of something like BOTOX® treatment. But at , we are concerned about your whole smile, and that includes your skin. Youthful-looking skin can brighten an already-strong smile and provide a nice confidence-boost. BOTOX is a safe and popular… Read more »

Dealing with a Cracked or Damaged Crown

When your crown was cemented in place it was intended to last for many years to come. While it is rather rare, it’s still not unheard of for something like a blow to the face, or a hard fall to crack or damage a crown. If one of your crowns is damaged, you need to… Read more »