Preventing Cavities with Dental Sealants

As your child’s permanent molars and premolars emerge, it’s quite common for the occlusal or biting surface of these teeth to have deep pits and fissures. While this is an evolutionary trait designed to help them chew and grind hard foods, it can also serve as a trap for plaque and residual food particles. Sometimes… Read more »

How to Help Your Teething Baby

How do you know if your baby is actually teething? What signs should you watch for? If your baby is teething, what can you do for your little one? How can you, as their parent and guardian, help them with this painful process? Here are a few ideas on how teething and how to help… Read more »

Exercising Can Help Your Teeth

Do you brush and floss regularly? Do you make a point of visiting your dentist once every six months? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you can do to keep your teeth healthy and strong? If you do wonder, would you be surprised to learn that exercising regularly can help? For example, exercising… Read more »

Multiple Missing Teeth Can Be Restored with a Dental Implant Bridge

Dental implants have been available to help restore an individual missing tooth for over twenty years. In recent years, dental implant technology and techniques has continued to advance. Now they can also be used to anchor a bridge to restore the function and appearance of multiple missing teeth. Dr. will want to examine your mouth… Read more »

I’m Thinking About Dental Implants. How Painful Are They to Get?

Many people are concerned that a procedure as involved as getting dental implants will be a long, painful process. But getting implants involves relatively little pain for most people. In fact, many people say that implants cause them less pain than a normal tooth extraction. We use local anesthesia during the procedure, and pain can… Read more »

Need to Help Your Child With Their Oral Care? We can Help!

Are you worried about your little one’s oral health? If you are, good for you. As you can probably guess, if your child has clean, healthy teeth while they’re young, they’ll probably develop healthy habits that can last for year to come. But, what can you do to help your little one develop these healthy… Read more »

Stronger Tooth Enamel from Fluoride

During an average day, acidic food and drink as well as the natural bacteria in your mouth, can cause a microscopic erosion of the crystal mineral structure that makes up your tooth enamel. This process is known as demineralization. If demineralization is not countered it can eventually increase your chances of developing sensitivity and tooth… Read more »

What is the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance?

If you aren’t quite sure what the ADA Seal of Acceptance is, our team is happy to help you! The seal is a green-squared logo that is placed on oral hygiene products that have been tested for safety and effectiveness. If you are looking for a great product for your smile, choose one that has… Read more »

Pediatric Dental Emergencies: How To Help Your Child

Your child’s oral health is extremely important to our team, and dental emergencies are not our friends. If your child is currently experiencing a dental emergency, Dr. asks you to stay calm, sooth your child, call and schedule an emergency appointment, and do the following things until you get to our office: · For a… Read more »

The 4 Best Ways to Care for Your Dental Crown

Do you have a dental crown? If so, it’s time to take proper care of it! If you don’t treat it as your natural teeth, your crown could become worn down or damaged, and we want your crown to last for years to come. So, to help you care for your crown, we strongly recommend… Read more »