A Tooth Suffering from Dental Attrition Needs to Be Repaired by a Dentist

Uncorrected alignment problems in your dentition can cause multiple teeth to meet with their partner at an unnatural angle. In time, this can cause excess wear and tear on the tooth enamel of one or more teeth. As the area of dental attrition grows the tooth can be at increased risk of suffering a severe… Read more »

The Facts about Temporomandibular Joints

Temporomandibular joints, also commonly referred to as TMJs, are vital to optimum oral health. TMJs are the ball-and-socket joints on both sides of your jaw that facilitate the movement of the jaw for speech, opening and closing your mouth, and chewing food. Without TMJs, eating would be much more difficult. However, due to the sheer… Read more »

Fix Your Misaligned Smile with Orthodontic Braces

Fix your misaligned smile with orthodontic braces. Getting your teeth straightened is an exceptional technique to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your mouth seamlessly, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and… Read more »

Professional Care is Needed to Treat a Loose Bridge

Dr. Kevin Caldwell cemented your dental bridge in place with a very strong dental-grade adhesive. This is meant to bond the bridge to the two anchoring abutments for many years to come. Unfortunately, bacterial complications from untreated gum disease or a dental trauma from something like an accidental fall can potentially weaken this connection. If… Read more »

Your Teeth and Medications

Did you know there is a link between the oral health of your teeth and the medications you are taking? Well, it’s true! Medications come with many side effects. While the medications are important for your overall health, keeping up with your oral care becomes as important as ever. That is why our team of… Read more »

The Different Mouthwashes for Your Teeth and Gums

Mouthwash is a beneficial oral hygiene tool that can help you in a myriad of ways. Because it’s so beneficial, it’s recommended to rinse with mouthwash at least once a day after you’ve brushed and flossed your teeth. If you’re new to this routine, our dental team is happy to tell you all about the… Read more »

Missing Teeth? We Can Help!

If you have missing teeth that are making you feel self-conscious when you smile, we can help. is pleased to offer fixed dental bridges for our patients in , , who want to replace missing teeth and smile with confidence again. We have found that fixed bridges are an excellent choice for missing teeth when… Read more »

Why Are Dental Cleanings and Exams Important?

Dr. and our dental team strongly encourage coming into our office for a dental cleaning and exam every six months. But why? Well, there are many reasons why you should do so. In fact, dental cleanings and exams are vital for your oral health. This is because they can: –Deeply clean your teeth: The treatment… Read more »

Dental Implant Benefits

There are times that—due to tooth decay, gum disease, or another issue—an individual may lose a tooth. If you lose a tooth, the appearance and functionality of your smile can be affected. To return your smile to its former glory, Dr. may recommend dental implants in , . A dental implant replaces both the tooth… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

Here at our office, Dr. often uses a dental crown to repair a tooth that is suffering from damaged enamel, large cavities or cosmetic imperfections. This is a two-stage process where the tooth enamel layer will be removed and eventually replaced by a crown made from gold, porcelain, or a base metal alloy. A dental… Read more »