Genetics Can Affect Your Teeth

You probably know if you have a cavity, you should have it filled as soon as possible. Sadly, cavities can lead to a number of complications. In fact, if you don’t have a cavity filled, you could ultimately need root canal therapy. Fortunately, there are a number of things you could do to avoid these issues. However, did you know... read more »

How Can I Prevent Enamel Erosion?

Would you be surprised to learn that the strongest muscle in your body and the strongest substance in your body are both in your mouth? As you might know, your tongue is actually the strongest muscle—but would you be surprised to learn that your enamel is actually the strongest substance? But while your enamel, which is the protective substance in... read more »

The Benefits of In-Office Whitening

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could whiten your smile? Do you dream of the day when you could have a more attractive smile? Fortunately, if you are unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you have many methods for whitening your teeth. But, do you ever wonder which type of procedure could be best for you? In other... read more »

How to Handle a Chipped Tooth

Have you chomped into something hard and been answered by a crack or a crunching sound? Have you fallen and chipped a tooth?  While your enamel—the outermost layer of your teeth—is the hardest tissue in the body, it is also relatively brittle. This means your teeth can crack, which can lead to infections and other complications. If you crack or... read more »