Invisalign: Straighter, Cleaner Teeth With No Hassle

Do you have inflamed gums and teeth that misuse the allotted space within your mouth? If you prefer to avoid wearing braces, Invisalign offers a simpler solution to your less-than-straight smile. Foregoing brackets and wires, Invisalign aligners fit snugly over the teeth and gradually push them into a straighter formation. Unlike braces, which need to… Read more »

The Habits to Avoid if You Want to Make Your Dentist Happy

Oftentimes, patients are nervous to visit their dentist because they are afraid of disappointing the dental team. If you are one of these people, our team has some tips for you. As long as you refrain from doing the following things, you will be on the right track and Dr. will remain proud: Using a… Read more »

Smile-Brightening Tips for Teens

If you are a teen who wishes for a whiter and brighter smile to show off to your friends, our team is thrilled to grant your wish! We recommend teeth-whitening treatments to help you finally love your smile. There are many treatments available in the dental world today, including: Over-the-counter whitening Over-the-counter whitening is very… Read more »

Gum Disease and Other Medical Conditions

Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissue primarily caused by a buildup of tartar at the gum line. The earliest stage of gum disease, called gingivitis can cause gums red or inflamed gums that bleed easily during brushing and flossing. If gingivitis is left unchecked, it can develop into the more dangerous form… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Your Dentist Does Not Recommend Tongue Piercings

Tongue piercings can affect your smile and your overall health more than you might realize. There are four major problems that are associated with tongue piercings, and those issues are: Chipped teeth Fractured teeth are major dental problems that often occur because of tongue piercings. Many people tend to chip their teeth on their tongue… Read more »

What Are Cavities?

Here’s a little known fact: parents can pass tooth decay bacteria on to their children by kissing them or sharing eating utensils. Not just parents, but siblings sharing food, straws, or toothbrushes, can spread bacteria. And harmful bacteria in the mouth, particularly streptococcus mutans is the main cause of tooth decay. This is why your… Read more »

Being Fitted For a Partial

A partial, also referred to sometimes as an over-denture, is really just an abbreviated form of dentures. Partials are popular with people that have lost more teeth than can be feasibly replaced with an implanted bridge, yet still have most of the natural teeth in their mouth available. Before being fitted for a partial your… Read more »

The Difference Between a Powered Toothbrush and a Traditional Toothbrush

Are you thinking of buying a new toothbrush? According to the American Dental Association, you should change your toothbrush every three to four months. This will reduce bacteria in your mouth and keep your smile cleaner. However, when it comes to finding the right kind of toothbrush, it can be difficult to know how to… Read more »

Reasons you Might Need to Have Multiple Teeth Extracted

It’s unfortunate to have to have a single tooth removed, let alone multiple teeth. Accidents, injuries and advanced tooth decay can often times claim multiple teeth in the same location. Sometimes a tooth or multiple teeth can be so damaged that even a root canal cannot completely restore it. Advanced gum disease also known as… Read more »

Why Invisalign® Can Be Right for You

Cosmetic treatments are becoming more popular with people putting their smile’s appearance high on their priority list. That is why many people are turning to Invisalign®. Invisalign is a system of smooth aligners that are custom made and fitted for your specific smile. They are made of a clear, plastic material, which makes them hard… Read more »