A Crown Needs to Be Brushed and Flossed as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new crown is made from artificial materials that will not decay due to the ravages of the bacteria in your mouth. At the same time, your crown is still vulnerable to the secondary effects of gum disease. As a result, it will still need considerate focus in your daily oral hygiene routine. Residual food… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Helps Prevent Cavities

The mineral composition of enamel layer on your teeth is very hard and durable, thus allowing you to bite, chew and grind very hard foods. These same minerals act as a shield to protect the pulp and root of your tooth from the harmful bacteria in your mouth. If you consume acidic foods and beverages… Read more »

Identifying the Initial Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Research has indicated that 1 out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer at some point in their life. Even though the average age of diagnosis is 62 years old, risk factors such as a family history of oral cancer, tobacco use, and alcohol abuse increase your chances of… Read more »

Developing a Truly Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

A truly effective oral hygiene routine has several key considerations. This encompasses the oral hygiene products you use as well as your brushing and flossing technique. Your regular dental checkup at will clean your teeth and detect any early signs of tooth decay or gum disease. When shopping for oral hygiene products, you should only… Read more »

Treat Your Enamel Right for a Strong Smile

Who doesn’t want a strong, healthy smile to share with the world? A key part of having healthy teeth is having good enamel to protect them. Unfortunately, many things that we eat and drink work to erode our tooth enamel, which can lead to tooth decay and discoloration. What can you do to protect it?… Read more »

Pregnancy and Smile Care: The Nutrition Tips You Need

As you grow the little bun in your oven, it’s important to take care of your smile. Whether you believe it or not, pregnancy can have a toll on your teeth, gums, and underlying bone. So, our team recommends that you keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist every six months, and keep a… Read more »

A Partial Can Temporarily Replace Multiple Lost Teeth

If you’ve lost multiple teeth in one part of your mouth it can seriously compromise your ability to chew and even influence your speech. A partial is essentially a smaller version of dentures that your dentist can fit you for to restore the full function of your mouth. During your first appointment the dentist will… Read more »

What to do if a Crown Falls Out

A crown essentially replaces the enamel of an otherwise damaged or decayed tooth. The crown and abutment anchoring it are intended to provide years of durable function. Unfortunately there are a few things that can cause a crown to come loose or fall out from time to time. If your crown is loose or has… Read more »

Most Cavities can be Repaired by Fillings

Bacteria in your mouth are encouraged to develop by excess food particles, residual sugars and plaque. Left unchecked it can compromise some of the surface enamel of your teeth. Brushing and flossing twice a day helps remove plaque before the bacteria can damage the enamel. Visiting your dentist twice a year for your routine dental… Read more »

Maintaining Denture Implants

Denture implants, also known as removable implant-supported tooth replacements, represent a serious investment in your long term oral health and functionality. Taking proper care of the implanted anchors and the dentures will insure that they last for many years to come. Just like natural teeth and dental implants with crowns, the abutment anchors will require… Read more »