July 27, 2021 | Dental Blog,General Dentist

Why Is it Important to Replace My Toothbrush?

You might think that you are taking proper care of your dental health if you are brushing your teeth at least twice per day. If you’re overdue to replace your toothbrush, however, brushing your teeth might not be as effective as you think. If you don’t replace your toothbrush often enough, you may be getting… read more

July 15, 2021 | Dental Blog,Dental Surgery

What Happens During Wisdom Teeth Removal?

If you have to get your wisdom teeth removed, you may feel anxious about the upcoming procedure. The removal of your wisdom teeth is a type of oral surgery that is performed in-office. At the right dentist’s office, you can get all of the information that you need about wisdom teeth removal to feel confident… read more

July 6, 2021 | Dental Blog,General Dentist

How to Floss Properly

Flossing your teeth is an important habit that reduces the amount of plaque and bacteria buildup on your teeth, helping you achieve a healthy mouth. If you are flossing incorrectly, however, you can cause more harm than good. Improper flossing could damage your teeth and gums. It is also not as effective at cleaning your… read more

June 29, 2021 | Dental Surgery,General Dentist

What Is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease – also called gum disease, periodontitis and gingivitis – is an oral infection of the gums. Periodontal means “around the tooth,” meaning it refers to disease or infection in the gums, tissues and bones surrounding the tooth. Periodontal disease is a common issue that is often reversible in its early stages. If left… read more

June 15, 2021 | Dental Surgery,General Dentist

How to Tell if I Need a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is a type of oral surgery that is only needed in unusual circumstances. Regular care and professional cleanings by a good dentist can help you avoid most severe dental problems that would require extraction. In addition, solutions such as root canals and dental crowns can save most damaged teeth. However, some injuries and… read more

June 9, 2021 | Dental Surgery,General Dentist,Implant Dentistry

How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

A dental crown is a popular way to repair a damaged tooth. It is customized to match your other teeth, creating a seamless solution for a damaged tooth that would otherwise detract from your smile and reduce functionality. If you currently have an appointment to receive a dental crown, you may have questions about the… read more

May 29, 2021 | Dental Surgery

What to Expect When Having a Tooth Extracted

Most people will experience a tooth extraction at some point in their lives. Whether it is the natural arrival of wisdom teeth that cause pain and overcrowding or a tooth that has decayed or been damaged beyond repair, there are times when tooth extraction is necessary. Although tooth extraction can feel daunting, the procedure with… read more

May 20, 2021 | General Dentist

What Can Cause Tooth Discoloration?

Having a healthy, beautiful smile is important. The teeth are often one of the first things people notice when meeting someone new. Stained, discolored teeth can inhibit your smile and reduce your self-confidence. Many different things – including common daily habits – can cause tooth discoloration. Preventing the problem before it occurs is much easier… read more

May 5, 2021 | Dental Blog,General Dentist

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Most people brush their teeth at least twice a day, and about 30 percent of the population floss daily. As careful as people are to clean and protect their teeth, they seldom consider the health of their gums. Almost half of all adults (4 out of 10) in the U.S. have gum disease. Even those… read more

April 27, 2021 | Dental Blog,Dental Surgery

What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Any tooth pain can feel like a dental emergency. Pain or tenderness during chewing can interfere with your ability to eat, talk or sleep. However, most dental problems can wait until the first available dentist’s appointment. There are some conditions beyond the usual aches and pains that require emergency treatment – including after hours or… read more