We Remove Wisdom Teeth at These Ages

What sounds like fun to you? A birthday party? A day at a theme park? Eating out with a friend? How about having teeth pulled? Wisdom teeth removal isn’t exactly most people’s idea of an exciting time, even less so when they’re in advanced years. When people get older, their wisdom teeth roots grow deeper… Read more »

Don’t Neglect Your Smile During the Christmas Season

Though Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, it is also very risky for your smile due to the abundance of goodies. To help you keep your smile in great shape over the Christmas holiday, we encourage you to take these dental care steps: – Receive a dental checkup from your dentist. You should… Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Toothaches

Often times, people mistake pains in their teeth is toothaches. An actual toothache is an abscessed tooth that has pus buildup and frequent infections to both the tooth itself and areas around the tooth. Furthermore, if it is not treated, it can lead to infections in your jaw bone and cause problems to other teeth… Read more »

People Without Ready Access to Fluoridated Water Are at Increased Risk of Suffering Cavities on Their Teeth

Life in the country can be an exhilarating experience. Beautiful views, open spaces, and fresh air can certainly be appealing and contribute to a healthy lifestyle. It’s also worth noting that many rural locations rely on wells or other natural sources of water in the household. This water often does not contain the added fluoride… Read more »

Toothbrush Advice

You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. However, do you know how to choose a toothbrush and how often to replace it? Dr. and our team are happy to advise you about toothbrushes. Choosing a Toothbrush Choose a shape and… Read more »

Autumn Smile Basics: Dental Implants

As the summer season begins to near its end, it is important to not let your oral hygiene tactics slide. Furthermore, it is also an excellent opportunity to finally have any oral health care treatments that you may have had gone untreated finally taken care of. This includes filling in any gaps left behind by… Read more »

Don’t Let Cavities Get a Foothold in Your Smile

Cavities are holes in the teeth which are caused by tooth decay. Cavities need to be attended too or they will turn into bigger issues down the line. It is possible not to know that you have a cavity until the decay in the tooth has reached the dentin. Unfortunately, once decay has penetrated the… Read more »

The Habits That Can Wreck Your Child’s Teeth and Gums

Sometimes our habits get the best of us—and our teeth—and it’s the same for our children. Although this is the case for many, it’s still important to help your child keep their smile in tip-top shape so their teeth can last a lifetime. Today, your dentist, Dr. , would like to talk about the many… Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Chewing Gum

Are you actively taking responsibility for your teeth and gums by keeping them clean on a daily basis? Although brushing and flossing are highly effective treatments for protecting your smile, there is more you could be doing to keep your smile safe from dangers such as tooth decay and cavities. One unique form of oral… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Teething

Teething is a natural a process as having teeth themselves is. Teeth tend to break the surface of the gums at a certain age, typically beginning around 6 months of age. However, the process can often be painful and cause discomfort in children, particularly infants. This process is known as teething. Some common techniques to… Read more »