The Fascinating History of Dentistry

Dentistry has enjoyed a rich history that is ever-evolving. From Egyptian times to modern day, many things have changed to reflect dentistry as we know it today. Read today’s blog about the fascinating history of dentistry and when and where the term “dentistry” had its origins. Ancient Origins The first interest in dentistry dates to… Read more »

Act Quickly in a Dental Emergency

Despite our best efforts, dental emergencies can happen. It is very important that you know what your first steps should be if these situations arise. Becoming familiar with dental emergency procedures can make the difference between losing and saving a tooth. In any dental emergency, we urge you to call our dentist in , ,… Read more »

The Function of Dental Crowns

What does a dental crown do, exactly? Believe it or not, there is more than a single response to that question. Dental crowns do many different things, and if your pearly whites are sore or are misshaped, dental crowns could likely assist you. Here’s some additional pieces of data on what exactly dental crowns may… Read more »

Holiday Tips for Braces

It’s the holiday season. That means eating. In fact, it can mean eating quite a bit. Taking care of your teeth can be tough enough this time of the year, but when you have braces, it can get even more difficult. To make sure that you and your dental work get through the holidays intact,… Read more »

Different Kinds of Malocclusion

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in correcting the position of the teeth and jaws. This is important, as crooked teeth are more difficult to clean properly, are at greater risk of tooth decay and gum disease, and can cause extra stress in the jaw, which can lead to headaches and TMJ disorders…. Read more »

Can Chewing Gum Benefit My Smile?

Have you ever heard that chewing gum can help your or your child’s smile? This is true, depending on the type of gum. But what determines whether gum is helpful or detrimental to your smile? Dr. and our team are happy to guide you in this matter. Chewing Gum With Sugar If the chewing gum… Read more »

A Bridge with Dental Implants Can Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

If you are an athlete who has suffered an injury in which multiple teeth were knocked out, or have lost multiple teeth by some other means, you have options for replacing them. A removable partial, for example can replace the basic function and appearance of the missing teeth. However, many people feel that this doesn’t… Read more »

Brush Right, Win the Fight . . . Against Cavities

Brushing your teeth is straightforward, right? Toothpaste squeeze to brush, brush in mouth, scrub-a-dub-dub, done. Right? Believe it or not, it turns out that brushing effectively is more complicated than that. It’s imperative to understand the right method to brush so you can protect your dental health from bacterial acids that can cause cavities and… Read more »

When a Tooth Can’t Be Treated with a Root Canal It Might Need to Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

A root canal is a form of endodontic treatment designed to restore a tooth that has been severely compromised by an untreated cavity or a significant dental fracture. Unfortunately, there are some rare occasions when the trauma to the tooth, root, or underlying dental socket is so severe that a root canal cannot viably treat… Read more »

Facts About Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and structures that support your teeth. If left alone, this disease can lead to tooth loss. Dr. may recommend treatment for gum disease if you have any of the following symptoms: – Gums that bleed easily – Gums that are red, tender, or inflamed – Gums… Read more »