March 2023

Tongue-Tie And What It Means


What Is Tongue-Tie? And what problems does it cause? The tongue is one of those body parts that doesn't get much attention. Aside from the occasional brushing, it doesn't need much upkeep and doesn't usually have any problems (aside from the occasional bite). However, one relatively minor defect sometimes causes problems. We call it a [...]

Tongue-Tie And What It Means2023-02-04T19:27:27+00:00

Toothbrush Abrasion


What Is Toothbrush Abrasion? Teeth can be damaged by brushing? Everyone knows that teeth are hard. In fact, tooth enamel, the outermost layer of teeth, is the hardest substance in the human body. So it would seem like it would be hard for you to damage your teeth (aside from cavities or a traumatic injury/accident). [...]

Toothbrush Abrasion2023-02-04T19:26:25+00:00

February 2023

Is Juice Healthy?


Should I Be Drinking Juice? People might think that fruit is healthy. And indeed, it can be rich in vitamins and minerals. And many fruit juices even have extra calcium, an essential mineral that helps form strong bones and teeth. So, all in all, juice may seem like a very healthy option. However, from a [...]

Is Juice Healthy?2022-11-09T19:33:38+00:00

Does My Child Need Braces?


Does Crooked Teeth Mean Braces? When children begin to get their adult teeth, it's natural for parents to wonder about braces. Especially since their growing mouths are still so small, it can seem like they can't have room for all those big, grown-up teeth! But do they actually NEED braces? The answer is... maybe! Get [...]

Does My Child Need Braces?2022-11-09T19:32:42+00:00

New Dentures and Who Needs Them


Do Your Dentures Still Fit Well? It might be time to get a tune-up! Dentures are a great replacement option for people who have lost all or most of their natural teeth. But they are far from perfect. As you age, the conditions of your mouth continue to change. Dentures that once fit snugly may [...]

New Dentures and Who Needs Them2022-11-09T19:31:40+00:00

January 2023

How We Manage Dental Emergencies


Dental Emergencies Happen... Here's how to handle it. The dictionary defines an accident as an "unplanned event." When that "unplanned event" occurs in your mouth, it can be an unsettling experience. The team at this office understands. We're committed to being there for you in case of dental emergencies. It's important to remember that there [...]

How We Manage Dental Emergencies2022-11-09T19:29:14+00:00

Fine-Tune Your Smile!


Get a Smile Makeover And find out what cosmetic dentistry can do for you! It's a pleasure to see: good looks are all around us. Cosmetic dentistry has contributed in a big way to the success of models and movie stars and, better yet, to the self-esteem of everyday people. From the grocery clerk to [...]

Fine-Tune Your Smile!2022-11-09T19:28:03+00:00

Root Canal Therapy


What Happens During Root Canal Therapy? When a patient arrives with an infected tooth, root canal therapy can save a precious tooth from extraction. Sometimes an infection can be present even if there is no discomfort. Root canal treatment (endodontic therapy) is necessary when the nerve of a tooth becomes damaged from decay, trauma, or [...]

Root Canal Therapy2022-11-09T19:26:57+00:00

Dental Bridge: A Closer Look


When you have a missing tooth, the whole balance of your mouth becomes disrupted. A missing front tooth can make taking bites and speaking more difficult. (And, of course, it's more visible and embarrassing.) If it's a back tooth that's missing, well, at least it's much less visible. However, a missing molar can make chewing [...]

Dental Bridge: A Closer Look2022-11-09T19:25:04+00:00