Dentist

Is Your Mouth Stressed Out?

Stress is an unfortunate fact of life and we all suffer from stress from time to time. However, when stress becomes too much, we often manifest our emotions into physical actions as a coping mechanism. For example, when under duress some folks may fidget or worse, clench or grind their teeth. Not only does stress [...]

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Look Carefully at Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

Do you experience dry mouth? Did you know that frequent dry mouth can harm your oral health? It’s true; persistent dry mouth affects all facets of your oral health and will increase your risk for periodontal (gum) disease and dental caries. Many people mistakenly believe that dry mouth is just an annoyance and therefore do [...]

May 20th, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Do I have to live with tooth sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity affects millions of people. Its symptoms may be mild, only flaring up on occasion to more frequent sensitivity that could be described as a nagging, dull pain. The causes of tooth sensitivity are varied and treating sensitive teeth depends on the underlying source of the symptom. While tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable and annoying, [...]

May 6th, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums Through the Retirement Years

Tooth loss should not be acceptable as we age. It is possible to keep and maintain our biological teeth for life barring a traumatic event that results in tooth loss. Your dentist plays a key role in helping us to age while maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Taking good care of oral health is not [...]

April 21st, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

Many people take their oral health for granted. Some patients do not realize how important their teeth and gums are until they experience dental conditions that affect their daily lives. Unfortunately, many common habits can harm our oral health by weakening our teeth and irritating our gums. Following are some common bad habits that our [...]

February 21st, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

The First Signs of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a mild form of periodontal (gum) disease that can advance into a dangerous infection capable of wrecking a patient’s oral health and wellbeing. When detected early on, gingivitis is reversible and curable. The best time to evaluate your gum health is during your daily oral hygiene regimen. When brushing and flossing, look for [...]

February 7th, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Enjoy a More Natural Looking Smile with Tooth-Colored Fillings

Dental decay has been around as long as there have been teeth. For decades, patients did not have a choice to correct a cavity. If you were diagnosed with a cavity, your dentist would remove the decay and fill the tooth with a silver material known as dental amalgam. Many dentists today offer an effective [...]

December 18th, 2014|Categories: Dentist|

Safeguard Your Smile with Preventive Dentistry

Did you know that with proper oral hygiene, regular cleanings, and preventive dental treatments, your teeth could last a lifetime? By committing to healthy dental habits and routine professional care from our dentist, you can enjoy a lifetime of optimal oral health and prevent the need for costly or invasive restorative procedures in the future. [...]

September 1st, 2014|Categories: Dentist|