New Medications Might Be Linked to Chronic Dry Mouth Problems

Your mouth produces saliva to help lubricate food for chewing and swallowing. Saliva also plays a role in moistening your mouth when talking. Once you are done eating your mouth continues to produce saliva to help wash away food particles and plaque. When saliva production is impeded the excess food... Read more »

How Can I Prepare for a Dental Emergency on Vacation?

Unfortunately, dental emergencies can occur no matter where you are, even if you’re on vacation. If this happens, it’s best to be as prepared as possible so you can know exactly what to do in the situation and so you can remain calm and clear-minded while caring for your smile.... Read more »

Dental Sealants May Be Your Child’s Solution to Cavities

The tooth enamel on your teeth provides a strong protective layer against tooth decay, but sometimes it needs extra help to prevent cavities. If your child seems prone to cavities, dental sealants may be the right solution to protect the back teeth. Every molar and premolar has deep grooves that... Read more »

A Removable Partial Denture Can Restore Your Basic Oral Function

Cavities that develop in multiple teeth and are not treated can eventually lead to tooth loss. Even if you don’t develop a serious infection in the remaining roots of the teeth, the space in your mouth can severely impair your ability to chew food, and speak clearly. Missing teeth can... Read more »

Why a Composite Dental Filling Might Be Ideal for Your Tooth

Composite fillings are ideal for repairing teeth, particularly those in the front of your mouth where they are visible. They are also good for small to medium-sized cavities, especially since they can be shaped to look like a normal tooth. They are made of a mixture of glass and quartz... Read more »

Are You Debating Having Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

While wisdom teeth were once needed to help ancient inhabitants consume a diet of tough foods and withstand the effects of tooth loss, they are no longer necessary to your oral function. Wisdom teeth often need to be removed to protect your smile from oral health problems. If wisdom teeth... Read more »

The Basics About Root Canals

The reason to get a root canal is to rescue a badly infected tooth. The procedure our dentist will perform will be to expunge bacteria and infection from dying tissue in the interior of the tooth. Untreated, the bacterial infection may become so serious that the tooth must be extracted.... Read more »

Nourish Your Smile With Fluoride Treatment

If you want to prevent the development of dental issues in your smile and maintain excellent dental health, then our team invites you to strengthen your teeth with regular exposure to fluoride. A naturally occuring mineral, fluoride is very beneficial for your smile, and you would do well to treat... Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Dental Erosion

Have you ever heard of dental erosion? Although the term may not be familiar to many individuals, everyone is aware of its effects. Dental erosion, also referred to as enamel erosion, occurs when your precious tooth enamel is worn away by harmful acids. If your tooth enamel is worn away... Read more »

Helpful Reminders for Halloween: Treatment Plans

The fall air has crept in once more, which can mean only one thing, Halloween time is here once again. As the festival of sweets & treats arises, don't forget to take the time to set your oral health on the path of success. Having an effective plan for the... Read more »