Get The Most Out of Your Dentures with These Tips

Tooth loss can occur at any time due to trauma, disease, or infection. If you have experienced tooth loss, your dentist can provide options to replace missing dentition. Dentures are a very popular choice that will enhance your appearance while providing the ability to speak clearly and chew properly. Caring for Your Dentures  Once your…
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Common Oral Health Concerns of Seniors

You’ve reached those golden years. Now you hope to experience opportunities that were perhaps unavailable before. But aging can mean health issues become more prevalent, including problems with teeth and gums. Tooth loss as you age is not acceptable or normal. Maintaining great dental health throughout life requires vigilance … brushing and flossing daily; a…
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What are the first steps when considering dental implants?

Tooth loss is difficult to accept at any age. Older adults may believe tooth loss is a natural part of the aging process, but that is not true. We need our teeth to chew properly, speak clearly, and smile without embarrassment. Dental implants offer a permanent and ideal solution for replacing one or more teeth…
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What causes tooth sensitivity?

Patients who experience tooth sensitivity describe it as a zinging (or painful) sensation that occurs usually due to hot, cold, sweet, or sour foods. Even opening your mouth on a cold day can result in a very uncomfortable experience. Your dentist has many solutions so you should never suffer with tooth sensitivity. How Did This…
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When should I schedule my child’s first dental exam?

Your baby’s teeth are actually forming while your child is still in the womb. Baby teeth (also known as primary teeth) usually begin to emerge around six months of age. Although there is not a definite age for first teeth to erupt, it is important that you plan to take your child for their first…
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What is a smile makeover?

Improving your appearance often starts with your smile. A smile makeover may involve whitening dull, stained, or discolored teeth; updating old silver fillings; fixing chipped or uneven dentition; straightening teeth; or replacing missing teeth. Whatever dental malady you may be facing, our cosmetic dentist has a solution for your consideration. Multiple Options to Enhance Your…
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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Toothbrush

The correct tools and brushing technique go a long way to help you maintain great oral health. Daily teeth cleaning coupled with twice yearly visits with your dentist are very important. We only get one set of permanent teeth … do everything you can do to keep them healthy and looking great for your lifetime.…
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Veneers vs. Tooth Whitening

Patients looking to enhance their appearance can usually do so by improving their smile. Teeth that have become discolored or stained can drastically detract from your looks when you smile, laugh, or speak. One of the most efficient and economical ways to overcome dental stain is with teeth whitening. Patients who want to correct other…
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Top 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Tooth loss can occur for a variety of reasons … trauma, disease, decay … whatever the reason, you don’t need to go through life dealing with tooth loss. A consultation with your implant dentist will reveal how you can enjoy all your favorite foods, speak in public without fear or embarrassment, and smile with renewed…
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How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

Daily stressors can manifest themselves in a variety of ways. Some people try to manage stress with food; some resort to healthy endeavors like exercise. But for many, the result of too much daily tension can result in teeth grinding and jaw clenching. Signs are evident to your dentist, but you may not realize this…
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