How Thumbsucking Impacts Your Child’s Smile

Did you know that a habit of sucking on thumbs can affect your child’s smile and disrupt their natural tooth alignment? The dangers of thumb sucking can be avoided by working with our dentist to help your child to overcome the habit. A habit of thumb sucking can reduce the... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Oral Emergencies

Although oral accidents and injuries typically arise from issues that you cannot prevent, it is possible to minimize your recovery time by having protection plans in place to deal with oral emergencies after they arise. If you do suffer from a dental emergency, take the necessary steps to take care... Read more »

Oral Health Tips and Tricks on Dental Veneers

  When the time comes to enhancing your smile, you have numerous options to choose from. Assuming you have optimum oral health and have continually kept your teeth clean through brushing and flossing routines daily, porcelain laminates, also known as dental veneers, can be permanently affixed to the fronts of... Read more »

Caring for a Child with Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

  Have you ever wondered: if baby teeth fall out anyway, does it matter how we treat them? And since they fall out, do they really impact a child’s overall oral health? The answers are probably less obvious than you might believe. Find out a small bit more about baby... Read more »

When Should You Remove Your Wisdom Teeth?

Your last teeth to come in are your wisdom teeth, usually in late adolescence. These are the last back molars located on both sides of your mouth. For a fortunate few, their wisdom teeth can emerge without any issues, but for the rest of us, there will be some problems... Read more »

The Function of Dentures Can Improve a Gapped Smile

Dentures are customizable appliances that replace missing teeth and improve the function of your mouth, including your jaw. Our dentists can recommend dentures depending on your tooth loss and dental needs--he may suggest partial dentures if you are only missing a few teeth, or complete dentures to replace all the... Read more »

Can At-Home Treatments Whiten My Smile?

Every patient wants a white smile, and just like any other cosmetic condition, there are many ways to whiten and brighten teeth. If you explore the aisles of your local grocery store, drug store, or retail outlet, you will find no shortage of gels, toothpastes, kits, or rinses that claim... Read more »

Plaque: All You Need to Know

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then it’s important to keep plaque at bay. Now, you’ll have plaque growth on your smile each day whether you want it or not, but what our dental team means is that you need to keep plaque at bay by removing... Read more »

Visiting the Dentist When You’re Pregnant

If you’re pregnant, congratulations! If you’re thinking about becoming pregnant, congratulations in advance! This time of your life can be the exciting beginning of a new chapter. As always, and even especially, it’s vital to retain your oral health when you’re having a child since your habits are impacting the... Read more »

What are Mouth Sores?

As the weather starts getting more frigid, we start to see a larger quantity of patients dealing with mouth sores. Do you know the difference between canker sores and cold sores? Is the candida yeast a good or bad thing? And what in the world is leukoplakia? To aid you... Read more »