The Key to a Great Smile: Dental Crowns

Have you ever heard about the benefits of a dental crown? A dental crown is a fixed prosthetic device that is used atop of a tooth that may have some form of dental damage or is simply visually unappealing. If you wish to cover up a tooth completely through the use of a dental crown,… Read more »

The Facts on Why You Should Brush Your Teeth

Do you want a healthy smile? Did you know, part of having a white smile includes brushing your teeth regularly? Yes, it’s true! Your teeth need to be brushed twice a day for at least two minutes a day and flossed at least once every single day. This is important because brushing your teeth does… Read more »

What Teeth Whitening Options Are Available

There are a boatload of edibles and beverages that can discolor your teeth. Age alone can cause yellowing over time. So, don’t feel embarrassed about it. Fix it! These days, you have many options available, and not only on the shelves of your local supermarket or pharmacy. Here are four common ways to take away… Read more »

Dental Augmentations: Treatments During Cold and Flu Season

Have you ever been sick before? Have you ever had the flu or a cold? The answer is you probably have. Because we all end up sick from time to time, we know what to expect. However sadly, we are often unprepared. Did you know that being sick can have severe consequences to your dental… Read more »

Common Oral Health Reminders: Composite Dental Fillings

  Are you aware of the dental dangers of cavities? Cavities arise when holes in your tooth enamel are formed and tooth decay spreads to the point that further oral health damage can occur. If left untreated, bacteria can enter into a tooth and cause pulp infection and potential tooth loss. Thus, the decaying material… Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Root Canal Therapy

Not all teeth that are damaged are guaranteed to end up on the extraction table. Even if you have suffered extensive damage to a tooth and have an effective pulp that must be removed, it may be possible for root canal therapy to remove the pulp and still save the tooth. Here are some basic… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Brush and Floss Your Dental Bridge

Just because your new dental bridge cannot suffer from a cavity, you shouldn’t let it lull you into thinking that the dental work is completely immune to complications caused by poor oral hygiene. If residual sugar, food matter, and plaque buildup aren’t removed on a daily basis, the developing hard tartar can affect the health… Read more »

How Should I Clean My Smile at Night?

If you want to have good oral hygiene, you’ll want to brush your teeth every morning and every night. Many people choose to leave some of their daily oral hygiene tasks for bedtime because they have more time at night and because they want to have a clean smile while they sleep. If you’d like… Read more »

What Dental Crowns are Made From

While the first word you think of when you hear the word “crown” is most likely “gold,” oral crowns actually come in a wide variety of materials — including gold, as it turns out. Here are a few of the many varieties that oral crowns come in: Ceramic crowns. Ceramic crowns are porcelain-based, meaning that… Read more »

I Am Away From Home and I Broke a Tooth. What Do I Do?

There’s nothing much worse than experiencing a dental emergency when you’re on a trip. However, they still occur, no matter how much you dislike them. If you’ve chipped or broken a tooth while you’re away from home, it’s important to take care of the problem and improve the situation as much as possible. To help… Read more »