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 »

Taking Care of Toddler Teeth

Proper dental habits needs to begin as soon as teeth have erupted above the gumline. But how do you take care of the teeth of such a small child? Here are some tips for caring for teeth for children under the age of 3. Teething: Teething can be a difficult time for both babies and… Read more »

Oral Health Detection: Symptoms of Oral Cancer

  Did you know that over 40,000 people in the United States every single year will be diagnosed with oral cancer? Due to the fact that the five-year survival rate is roughly 64%, it is important to always maintain adequate care of your mouth and always inspect it on a daily basis to determine if… Read more »

Toothaches: Some Reasons Behind the Pain

Toothaches are common symptoms of many different types of problems. Some of those problems can be more serious than others, but no matter the seriousness, you should always treat the ache rather than ignore it. Unfortunately, there are many different causes of toothaches, and our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about… Read more »

A Damaged Custom Mouth Guard Should Not Be Dismissed

Many contact sports athletes complain that stock mouth guards and thermoplastic boil and bite mouthpieces obstruct breathing, and feel uncomfortable in the mouth. This can be particularly distressing when you are at full exertion. Despite that fact that the school or athletic association likely requires the use of a protective mouth guard, some athletes will… Read more »