How to Release Food that Is Stuck Between Your Teeth

Getting a piece of meat fiber, popcorn hull or other tough food stuck in your teeth is very common. Usually, the food particle can be washed away with a simple rinse and swish of the beverage you have on hand. Every now and then, food particles can get stubbornly stuck between two teeth, causing pressure… Read more »

Your New Dentures Require Regular Care, Cleaning and Maintenance

The new dentures installed by our team effectively restores the full function and natural appearance of your compromised teeth. Diligently including them in your oral hygiene routine helps ensure that they will serve you for many years to come. A lot of denture wearers like to use denture adhesives to lock their dentures firmly in… Read more »

A Porcelain Crown to Repair a Chipped Tooth

A badly chipped tooth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious in social situations. Worse still, it could also impair your ability to bite off and chew food. In a situation like this many people will contact the dental professionals to explore their repair and restoration options. One of the most effective ways to… Read more »

A Speedy Recovery After Your Wisdom Teeth Are Removed

Having your wisdom teeth removed is almost always a sound preventive measure that will help spare you from complications later on in life. That being said, any tooth extraction can take a toll on your body and requires a little bit of special aftercare. Dr. would like to share a few of these preparation and… Read more »

Let Our Teeth Whitening System Brighten Your Smile

If your teeth have been less than stellar lately due to tooth discoloration, we are happy to help. Our dentists provide ZOOM!® whitening, the leading brand of teeth whitening today. Tooth discoloration is a common occurrence, so you are not alone. Your pearly whites can become yellow, brown, and sometimes even grayish, depending on the cause… Read more »

How Toothpaste Has Evolved Over Time

Did you know that people have been cleaning their teeth and caring for their smiles since as early as 5000 BC? The Egyptians started using a paste to clean their teeth around this time. Other ancient civilizations used toothpastes as well, such as the Greeks and Romans. In China and India, toothpaste developed around 500… Read more »

Are You at Risk for a TMJ Disorder?

Do you experience frequent headaches? Do you have difficulty chewing, swallowing or even opening your mouth? Does your jaw lock up? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may have a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. Before beginning treatment, Dr. will sit you down and assess your physical and medical condition to determine the most… Read more »

Dealing with a Loose or Damaged Bridge

Even though your bridge is designed to last a long time, there are a few things can damage, loosen or pose a serious threat to its long term viability. Things like advanced periodontal disease, a hard fall or a blow to the face, can potentially damage a bridge or even loosen one or both abutments… Read more »

Repairing Large Areas of Tooth Decay with Inlays, Onlays or a Crown

A cavity is a small area of decay on one of your teeth. Minor cavities can be filled with a simple procedure that involves removing the decayed enamel with a drill and filling it with an artificial substance. If you notice a cavity on one of your teeth or you have a tooth that has… Read more »

Flossing Those Pearly Whites Properly

We have made many strides in the care of oral health, including the use of dental floss to clean our pearly whites. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends flossing at least once each day. While your toothbrush can clean the tops and sides of teeth, it cannot get in between those tight spaces between your… Read more »