Extracting a Tooth

Whenever possible, your dentist will want to make sure that you keep all of your natural teeth. However, if a tooth becomes decayed, diseased, or damaged to the point that it can’t be saved or becomes a hazard to your other teeth or oral health, it may need to be extracted. Removing a tooth is… Read more »

The Reasons Why Flossing is Necessary

Flossing is necessary to keep up with your oral health care. Did you know, flossing is essential because it can clean and reach places around your teeth and gums that your toothbrush cannot. Furthermore, flossing can help you fight cavities and gum disease that could be plaguing your oral health. Our , Dr. , encourages… Read more »

Reassess Your Oral Health with Plaque Buildup Prevention

Improving your oral health includes getting to the bottom of what’s causing your problems with your teeth and gums. For most people, it’s plaque. Plaque buildup is a sticky film that covers your teeth with a thin layer of bacteria and debris that if left untreated, can lead to risks such as cavities and potentially… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Increase Chances for Tooth Decay

Brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once per day represents the foundation of an effective oral hygiene routine. When done consistently these practices will remove the majority of food particles, plaque and bacterial deposits from your mouth. When the bacteria… Read more »

The Toothpaste That Is Best for Your Smile

Your tube of toothpaste is running low, which means that it’s time to restock. However, there are so many types of toothpaste that you may not know which is best for your smile or your children’s smiles. Dr. and our team are happy to offer tips on choosing a toothpaste that will meet your needs…. Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration Might Be Needed to Replace a Severely Compromised Tooth

When a tooth is severely compromised by dental trauma or an untreated cavity the pain and other complications can be significant. In some cases, a tooth needs to be extracted to prevent a worsening infection from developing. After your gums have fully healed, you should consider scheduling a consultation with the dental restoration specialists at… Read more »

Mouthwash Benefits to Consider

If you are looking for a way to spruce up your daily oral hygiene care, you might consider adding an effective mouthwash which is ideal for your unique oral needs. Mouthwashes can serve a variety of purposes, based on their ingredients for treating certain conditions. Let’s take a closer look at what they can do!… Read more »

Fundamentals of Oral Health Care

When you were a kid, you were just learning about oral health habits. You had someone there reminding you to brush your teeth, and to show you how. But sometimes as adults, we let those childhood habits slide a bit. Here are some things to remember as check in with yourself and get back to… Read more »

Making a Habit of Oral Health

You probably grew up learning the basics of oral hygiene: brush twice a day and floss once. If your parents used mouthwash, they may have taught you to do so as well. But what if I told you there was more you can do for your oral health? Here are some things to consider: –… Read more »

Early Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Should Never Be Ignored

Each dental exam performed at includes a basic screening for early signs of oral and pharyngeal cancer. Early detection of these serious oral health maladies can significantly increase your long term treatment success rate. The American Dental Association estimates that the 5-year relative survival rate for an individual with localized disease diagnosis is 83%, compared… Read more »