Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

The Process of a Root Canal and Other Treatments

When we perform a root canal, you will have had an X-ray to see the shape of the root canals, and we check for infection in the nearby bone. You will receive a local anesthetic and a dam will be placed in the area surrounding the tooth to keep it clean and dry while we... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

How Does Endodontics Affect Your Smile and Your Oral Health?

As endodontic specialists, our job is saving your natural teeth. When you come to us for treatment, you have a greater chance of keeping your teeth and avoiding having to wear false teeth or tooth replacements, such as bridges, implants, or a removable partial denture. If an infected tooth is extracted, you still need to... Read more »

Don’t Be Defeated by Dental Anxiety

Not everyone is comfortable seeing the dentist. Some people may feel mild anxiety about seeing the dentist, while other people experience full-blown fear. This can result from past negative dental experiences, or just feeling uncomfortable sitting in the chair, or a fear of pain. If you have a tendency to avoid the dentist because of fear… Read more »

Bone Grafting

Oral surgery is perhaps one of the most under-discussed field of medicine in the world. Most people picture wisdom tooth removal when they think of oral surgery, but oral surgeons do far more than just that. One of their more important procedures is bone grafting, and it’s absolutely imperative at times for the health of… Read more »

Oral Health Care in Spring: Bruxism Treatments

Caring for your smile includes always making sure you are taking the necessary steps to minimize the risks associated with various oral health disorders. If you constantly find yourself struggling with discomfort when you wake up in the morning in your jaw or facial area, it could be linked to issues that are occurring while… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Dental Bonding

When assessing your oral health risks, it can be beneficial to look for ways to improve your smile should any damage occur. Thus, it is a good idea to have a preventative plan in place to avoid any dental damage to your teeth and gums. However, accidents do happen. If you should suffer an oral… Read more »

Untreated Cavities Are a Common Cause of Toothache Discomfort

The outer layer of tooth enamel on each of your teeth is intended to be hard enough to allow you to bite and break down food before you swallow. It’s mineral density also helps protect your teeth against oral bacteria and tooth decay. If you struggle to maintain a consistent daily oral hygiene routine your… Read more »

How Can I Keep My Smile in Tip-Top Shape During Lacrosse Season?

If you would like to maintain a strong and healthy smile this lacrosse season, then our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. There are things you should do regularly to care for and protect your teeth and gums while you compete on the field. Unfortunately, you can suffer dental issues and… Read more »