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When to Consider Flap Surgery for Your Gums

When you are struggling with advanced periodontal disease, it may seem like no options are available. But flap surgery can be a great way to minimize your chance of tooth decay and maintain good oral health.
Nov 8th, 2022

What Happens if You Delay a Filling?

Getting a filling may seem time-consuming, scary, or even unimportant, but delaying a cavity filling can be dangerous for your long-term health. Learn why fillings should be sought promptly.
Oct 6th, 2022

5 Important Benefits of Dentures

Dentures are still one of the best options for individuals missing some or all of their teeth. There are many benefits to getting dentures that can help you maintain a healthier, happier, and more natural smile.
Sep 1st, 2022

Why do I Need Bone Grafting for my Dental Implant?

Bone grafting is often necessary before a dental implant can be placed. If you are missing significant density in your jaw bone, you will need bone grafting as a first step toward a new, viable tooth.
Aug 2nd, 2022

What Are Plaque and Tartar?

Do you know the difference between plaque and tartar? It can be hard to be sure, especially when people use them interchangeably. Make sure you know these terms and how to deal with both today.
Jul 1st, 2022

It Hurts Terribly When I Drink Something Hot

Are you experiencing significant discomfort whenever you try to drink a hot beverage? Is the pain lasting for more than 30 seconds? If so, this could be a sign that something isn’t right with your oral health.
Jun 1st, 2022

5 Problems that Veneers Resolve

Did you know there are many issues veneers can help fix? These are both medical and cosmetic, and veneers can be a fantastic, low-priced option for all your needs. Now that’s something to smile about.
May 1st, 2022

Is a Root Canal My Only Option?

Are there good alternatives to a root canal? In some cases, yes. But it depends on your needs, age, and other variables. In the long run, root canals are still helpful to many people with exposed or infected dental pulp.
Apr 1st, 2022

What Happens if I Have a Cavity?

Cavities aren’t usually severe if you catch them early, but you will need to see a dentist to make a full recovery. Learn more about what happens before and after the cavity, and what your options are for treatment.
Mar 1st, 2022

I Have Gapped Teeth: Can Invisalign Help?

Invisalign is an excellent option for gapped teeth, whether you have a few gaps or a lot of them. This treatment is easy, fast, and noninvasive, making it the ideal option for those who want to realign their smile.
Feb 1st, 2022

Understanding the Different Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Many people don’t realize the far-reaching impact of cosmetic dentistry, nor how many treatments are offered and what they can do. Find out all the information and consider whether one (or more) of these treatments is right for you.
Jan 5th, 2022

Why You Might Need to Wear a Night Guard

Those who suffer from night grinding (or nocturnal bruxism) should consider the relatively easy and inexpensive option of a customized night guard, which will help minimize pain and discomfort, among other symptoms.
Dec 1st, 2021

Help! My Teeth are Yellow

Do you have discolored teeth? It’s no problem! There are many options available that can make your teeth whiter, and we will help you find the best treatment program for your current needs.
Nov 1st, 2021

What are Inlays and Onlays?

When it comes to cosmetic dental procedures, you’ve probably heard of fillings, crowns, and implants. But what about inlays and onlays? They’re a special kind of permanent filling that could help you get the smile you want.
Oct 3rd, 2021

When is Bonding The Best Solution?

Dental bonding can be a helpful option if you deal with mild tooth damage or a general unwanted appearance. But when is bonding the best solution, and why might you choose it over veneers, crowns, or another type of procedure?
Sep 1st, 2021

Improve Your Smile with Veneers

Isn’t it time you started smiling as much as you’d like? If you avoid showing off your pearly whites because they aren’t looking as great as you wish they did, consider veneers to improve your smile and self-esteem.
Aug 10th, 2021

What is Tartar?

The buildup of tartar is a serious oral health problem both for your gums and your teeth. But what exactly is tartar? How can it be prevented? And how can it be removed if you already have it?
Jul 7th, 2021

Common Oral Health Issues in Seniors

Routine dental visits can sometimes take a backseat to the myriad other needs you or someone you love experiences as a senior. However, this is just one reason why seniors deal with so many oral health issues.
Jun 15th, 2021

3 Things Plaque Can Do to Your Teeth

Do you brush and floss regularly but still get a sticky film of bacteria on your teeth? Read on to learn all about plaque and the dangers of leaving it untreated.
May 10th, 2021

Are Cavities Really a Problem?

It’s easy to think that if a cavity is small or doesn’t cause any symptoms, there’s no need to worry about it. But without treatment, tooth decay can lead to serious health problems. Here’s why you should never delay having a cavity treated.
Apr 1st, 2021

What is a Deep Dental Cleaning and Who Needs One?

Scaling and planing may sound like rock-climbing skills, but they are parts of a deep dental cleaning, a therapy prescribed to stop the progression of gum or periodontal disease. A deep dental cleaning can even help prevent tooth loss. Learn more here.
Mar 1st, 2021

What Does Crown Lengthening Entail?

Crown lengthening can fix a gummy smile or prepare a tooth for a restorative procedure such as a crown. Our dentists explain more about this less-known procedure.
Jan 1st, 2021

Why Invisalign® Has Such a High Satisfaction Rate

Looking for a discreet, comfortable teeth-straightening solution? You’re in luck. Invisalign® has become one of the most popular alternatives to traditional braces, with an incredible satisfaction rate. Find out why.
Dec 1st, 2020

Leading Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can do About it

Nearly everyone has bad breath from time to time, which is easily remedied with a brush and rinse. Ongoing problems with halitosis, however, are often the result of another dental health issue. Here’s what you should know about bad breath.
Nov 1st, 2020

Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

When most people see the term “cosmetic dentistry,” they think it involves making your smile look better without providing any health benefit. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Learn how cosmetic dentistry can help your smile and your health.
Oct 4th, 2020

Save Your Tooth With a Root Canal

If you have an infected or damaged tooth, you may be able to preserve it and maintain your natural smile with a root canal. Find out how this common procedure can relieve pain and sensitivity while preventing the need for an extraction.
Sep 18th, 2020

What Causes Cavities?

If you’ve been a little lax in brushing your teeth, you may have cavities. Read on to learn what causes cavities, how to identify them, and how best to prevent them so that your next trip to the dentist is a good one.
Aug 4th, 2020

Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures

So, you have dentures now, and you’re having a little bit of trouble adjusting to life with your new teeth. This is completely normal. Keep reading, and we’ll tell you more about how to ease the transition to your new life with dentures.
Jul 20th, 2020

Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease

Recognizing the early stages of gum disease is important so that you can treat your condition before it leads to irreversible damage to your smile. In later stages, permanent tissue and bone loss lead to permanent tooth loss.
Jun 24th, 2020

How a Night Guard Can Preserve Your Dental Health

If you grind and clench your teeth, you may suffer from a serious dental disorder. Thanks to custom night guards, you can protect your smile. Our team of expert dentists can help you get the night guard that’s right for you.
Mar 13th, 2020

Bonding vs Veneers: Which Is Right for Me?

Want to improve your smile, but you aren’t sure which procedure is right for you? We have all the information you need to know to make the right decision between bonding and veneers.
Feb 17th, 2020

Dental Veneers Can Correct Countless Smile Flaws

Dental veneers are a great option for giving you a bright, radiant smile. They are also an effective solution for addressing a number of health concerns. Keep reading to find out how veneers can make you look and feel great.
Nov 1st, 2019