A Dental Crown Restoration to Treat a Fractured Tooth

Your teeth are intended to be hard enough to bite and break down food throughout the course of your life. However, there are still some things that can exceed the structural integrity of your tooth enamel resulting in a dental fracture. This could come from an athletic injury, grinding your teeth while sleeping, or crunching… Read more »

Are you a Flossing Failure? Use a Water Flosser

At home, you have two tools for eliminating plaque and tartar from your teeth. Brushing and flossing are critical to your dental health. To more completely expunge food and bacteria from your teeth and gums, dentists petition that you floss at least once per day. But, the sad truth is, most people do not floss… Read more »

Don’t Procrastinate Treating a Chipped Tooth

Tooth enamel can sometimes be chipped or fractured by abnormal forces beyond the normal hardness of the foods you eat. This could come from nervously nibbling on desktop objects, using your teeth to open a container or a bad habit of failing to use a protective mouth guard at the necessary times. Without professional attention… Read more »

Gum Disease: Is it Common?

If you’ve ever learned about periodontal disease, you may know that its effects can be severe: lost pearly whites, infected gums and damaged bones. So that must mean that the disease is really not common, right? Most people still have their pearly whites, don’t they? Actually, the truth may surprise you. Keep reading to find… Read more »

Improve the Care of Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Prevention

  Are you aware of the tooth hazard risks that you could be placing on your mouth every day? Have you carefully thought about your diet and how the foods and drinks you’re consuming are affecting your teeth and gums? Have you thought about how they’re affecting your jaw? It is always important to think about… Read more »

Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape this Hockey Season with These Tips

Did you know your smile could be in danger when you play hockey? Well, it’s true, even if you just play for fun. This is why your dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to care for your smile this hockey season in , . In order to do so, you can use our dentist’s tips…. Read more »

Why and How You Should Prevent Enamel Erosion

Do you want a top-notch smile? If so, you need to prevent enamel erosion as much as possible. This dental issue occurs when your tooth enamel is exposed to acid frequently, whether that’s by consuming acidic foods or drinks or vomiting frequently (this is common during pregnancy and if you suffer certain eating disorders). Our… Read more »

A Tooth Compromised by a Missing Dental Filling Increases Your Chances of Suffering a Severe Fracture

As a dental filling ages, it is possible for its bond with the surrounding tooth enamel to weaken. This is even more likely to be an issue if you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene practices on a regular basis. As the surrounding tooth enamel starts to demineralize it could eventually cause one of your… Read more »

Choosing a Specialist to Treat Your Root Canal

What is endodontics? In Greek, “endo” means “inside” and “odont” means tooth. Endodontics is, therefore, a term that refers to the study and treatment of the innermost part of the tooth: the pulp. The pulp is positioned in the center of the crown of the tooth and reaches down both roots of the teeth and… Read more »

Information About Genetic Testing

Did you know there’s a huge correlation between genetics and your oral health? Although effective treatment plans and oral hygiene habits including brushing and flossing are extremely important for optimal health, chances are you may be genetically predisposed to various oral health risks that will require additional attention. Numerous oral health risks and disorders, including… Read more »