Blog Articles

Adult Tooth Loss: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

It’s one thing to celebrate when a child loses a baby tooth, but it’s wholly another when an adult loses a tooth. In this blog, we cover the causes, prevention strategies, and treatment options for adult tooth loss.
Nov 2nd, 2022

How You Can Prevent Cavities

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but all too often develop issues such as dental decay. Taking advantage of professional preventive dental services helps to ensure that your smile stays healthy and bright.
Oct 1st, 2022

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Cracked Tooth

Did the pain when you cracked your tooth already disappear? That may leave you thinking you can ignore the damage. However, doing so could cause more harm than good. Read on to learn why you shouldn’t ignore a cracked tooth.
Sep 1st, 2022

When (and why) Consider a Dental Bridge

Missing one or more teeth is sometimes unavoidable. When it does happen, it’s recommended that you consider dental restoration options. Restoring missing teeth will help to protect your overall oral health.
Aug 1st, 2022

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Invisalign® Treatment

For decades braces were the go-to method to correct teeth alignment issues. Invisalign® revolutionized the process with an invisible and removable tray system. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of your treatment.
Jul 1st, 2022

When Does Your Child Need To Visit the Dentist?

You may think it’s not necessary to take your child to the dentist when they only have one or two teeth. Keep reading to learn why that’s the best time to take them to the dentist!
Jun 1st, 2022

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Fear a Root Canal

Have you heard horror stories about root canals? Although you may have friends or family members who had uncomfortable experiences, we want to ease your mind. Root canals are common, comfortable, and important procedures.
May 1st, 2022

How You Can Get Your Kid Excited About Oral Health Care

Is brushing your child’s teeth turning into a nightly battle? Getting your kids excited about oral health care can help ease tantrums and set up your child for healthy habits later on in life. Read on to learn more.
Apr 1st, 2022

When to Have Old Fillings Replaced

Have your fillings seen better days? You might think you can limp along with a failing filling, but it could be doing more harm than you realize. Read on to learn about a few key warning signs that mean your filling needs to be replaced.
Mar 1st, 2022

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Teeth Grinding

You brush, floss, and do everything else your dentist has ever told you about oral health care. But without realizing it, you may be causing significant damage to your teeth. Find out what teeth grinding is all about and how you can stop it.
Jan 1st, 2022

Warning Signs that You Have an Abscess

An abscess warns you about an infection, but what warns you about an abscess? If you miss these signs of an abscess you may be neglecting a serious oral health problem.
Dec 1st, 2021

The Dangers of Cavities

While not immediately life-threatening, cavities are certainly dangerous to your oral health and may eventually cause serious illnesses that can affect your overall well-being. Read more from our team about cavities and the damage they cause.
Nov 2nd, 2021

When Should My Child Start Seeing the Dentist?

Your baby’s first tooth has finally emerged, but what now? It’s time for your baby’s first dentist appointment! Continue reading to learn when to take your baby to the dentist and how to keep your baby’s teeth clean between visits.
Oct 4th, 2021

Dentures Have Come a Long Way

Dentures have been around for thousand of years, as humans have tried to solve the problem of tooth loss. Today, modern technology can create dentures that are almost indiscernible from natural teeth.
Sep 1st, 2021

What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Your teeth are extremely strong and durable, but they aren’t bulletproof. Your teeth are vulnerable to problems like infection and injury, and it’s important to know when you need to get help for a dental emergency.
Aug 9th, 2021

5 Tips for Maintaining Oral Health Between Annual Exams

Virtually everyone knows that seeing the dentist is important for good dental health, but some people rely on these visits while home care slides. The key to proper oral hygiene is a combination of a good personal routine and regular dentist visits.
Jul 4th, 2021

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign® Trays

By straightening your smile with the Invisalign® method, you’ll kiss the hassle of metal braces goodbye. And learning how to take the best care of your Invisalign trays will ensure that your treatment is not only quick and simple, but also successful.
May 3rd, 2021

Why Do You Grind Your Teeth at Night?

Do you have problems with grinding your teeth? Grinding your teeth, or bruxism, can happen while you’re awake, as well as when you’re asleep. Read to learn more about bruxism.
Feb 8th, 2021

I’ve Cracked My Tooth — Now What?

Are you feeling pain when you chew or bite down? Do you have sensitivity to cold or hot temperatures in your mouth? If you have a cracked tooth, getting treatment right away will help you avoid complications down the road.
Jan 1st, 2021

Adjusting to Life With Dentures

There are many very good reasons why dentures have been a popular choice for replacing teeth for hundreds of years. Keep reading to learn more about how dentures could improve your life, and what you’ll need to do to adjust.
Dec 6th, 2020

Tips for Taking Care of Your Dental Bridge

Do you have a dental bridge filling the gaps in your natural teeth? Keep reading to learn what you should know about maintaining and caring for your dental bridge, so that your smile can continue to look great.
Oct 6th, 2020

Should I Get Dentures or Implants?

If you have a missing tooth or teeth, you don’t have to give up on a healthy bite. With today’s dentistry, you have multiple options. So which is right for you, dentures or implants? Keep reading to learn more about your choices.
Aug 9th, 2020

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Would I Need One?

If it’s been a while since you made it into the dentist, or if you have significant dental health concerns, could you benefit from a deep dental cleaning? Keep reading to learn more about what’s involved in this dental procedure.
Jul 20th, 2020

Why Root Canals Are Nothing to Fear

If you’ve heard scary stories about root canals, you might have concerns about needing to get a root canal. However, this procedure is nothing to be afraid of. Keep reading to learn what you should know about root canals.
May 29th, 2020

The Importance of Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings and Checkups

If your teeth look fine and nothing hurts, you may be tempted to skip your bi-annual dental checkup and cleaning. But don’t. Read on to learn why it’s essential to keep these twice per year appointments with your dentist.
Mar 20th, 2020