How to Clean Dental Bridges

When dental implants first appeared on the oral healthcare scene, they were primarily used to replace a single missing tooth. Over the course of the past two decades, dental implant technology has continued to evolve. Now, dental implants can also be used in a variety of applications, including anchoring a bridge to restore multiple lost… Read more »

Having a Dental Implant

Losing multiple teeth in one area can seriously compromise your ability to chew food, speak clearly, and even result in alignment issues in your bite pattern. In a situation like this, Dr. will sometimes recommend using dental implants to create the necessary abutments to restore the missing teeth with a bridge. The first step in… Read more »

Your New Partial Is an Important Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new partial, installed by , effectively restores the function and appearance of multiple lost teeth. Including it as an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine will help insure that it will serve you for many years to come. A lot of people with a partial like to use denture adhesive to secure… Read more »

Dental Veneers Are a Solution for Tooth Discoloration

Do you feel self-conscious about your smile because of tooth discoloration? Maybe you worry that people think you smoke or don’t brush your teeth because of staining that isn’t your fault. Dental veneers are a way to achieve a whiter, brighter smile. Teeth can be stained by things we consume, such as coffee and wine,… Read more »

Is the Environment in Your Mouth Alkaline or Acidic?

What we eat and drink feeds the bacteria in the mouth (and we have hundreds percolating) allowing them to create lactic acid which causes tooth decay over time. To limit bacteria, choose foods that balance the alkalinity of your saliva to create an unfavorable environment for oral bacteria. One of the ways you can limit… Read more »

Soft Tissue Injury: What Should You Do?

Have you ever injured your gums, lips, cheeks, or lips—which are accumulatively referred to as soft tissue? As you probably know, if you fall or accidentally bite any of the soft tissue in your mouth, you could end up with a cut in your mouth. If this happens to you—or to a loved one—what would… Read more »

Sleep Apnea: What is it?

Do you have sleep apnea? Did you know that this condition is actually very common? In fact, you probably know someone who struggles with sleep apnea. Unfortunately, at times there is nothing you can do to avoid sleep apnea—though sometimes you can take steps to avoid this condition entirely. But first, it’s important to understand… Read more »

Oral Hygiene During the Holidays

With Thanksgiving just a few days away and Christmas right around the corner, your smile is in danger, and it’s extremely important to protect it this holiday season. To help you prevent cavities and maintain the health of your smile, we strongly encourage you to keep up with your oral hygiene routine each day and… Read more »

How to Achieve a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is lurking around the corner, which means the sweets are just waiting to take over your smile. But, with a healthy approach to Halloween, you can eat your candy all while fighting the cavities that attack your chompers! To help you properly care for your smile this Halloween season, we encourage you to do… Read more »