What Happens When I Find a Cavity?

Finding a cavity is never an exciting experience, but it happens to nearly everyone at some point in their lives. If this is your very first cavity, you may feel some apprehension about your situation. What happens next? Is there anything special you should do? Will the filling process be painful? Let’s walk you through…

Digital X-Rays and Their Effect on Modern Dentistry

X-rays have been used in dentistry for over a hundred years. They were first discovered, named, and tested in the 1890s. Shortly thereafter they were used to take images of the teeth and jaw. Those early tests produced rough, and sometimes hard-earned results, but we have come a long, long way since then. These days,…

Your Options for Replacing Missing Teeth

Replacing your missing teeth can give you a beautiful smile while enhancing your oral health. What could be better than a stunning smile that feels amazing?  Let’s discuss the different ways you can replace your missing teeth.  Using a Dental Bridge to Fill in the Gap One option for replacing a missing tooth is to…

How Replacing Your Missing Teeth Improves Your Oral Health

Many patients may lose one or two teeth over the course of time, but did you know that the gap left behind can cause other dental problems? Replacing a missing tooth is an important part of good oral health. Aside from leaving a gap in your smile, a missing tooth can make everyday activities difficult.…

Gum Recession

If you’ve noticed that your gums seem to be receding from your teeth or if you have been experiencing gum pain, you know that poor gum health can have a big effect on your quality of life. Gum recession is a common dental problem that many Americans have experienced. Fortunately, this condition is easy to…

Teeth Whitening

It’s no secret that self-confidence can do more than lift your self-esteem; it can improve your quality of life overall! People with healthy self-confidence are more likely to step outside their comfort zone, experience new things, and simply feel good about themselves. Self-confidence can go a long way on a date, in a job interview,…

Smiles For Life

Imagine a program that helps underprivileged children while also providing you with a brighter, more beautiful smile. Hard to picture? This is the Smiles For Life program, a foundation designed to benefit everyone involved! What Is the Smiles For Life program? Smiles For Life is a voluntary charitable program for dentists — and their patients!…

Wash Before You Floss

If you’re like most adult Americans, you’ve established the habit of brushing and flossing your teeth regularly. Congratulations! You’re on track to maintaining good oral health and keeping your mouth free of plaque, cavities, and gum disease. However, there are a few extra steps that many people don’t consider before they start brushing and flossing.…

National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! While it might not be the kind of holiday your children look forward to all year, you can make this month fun while also teaching important dental habits that will serve your children well for the rest of their lives. Make Brushing and Flossing Fun! As anyone who’s…

Dental Safety in Sports

It may not always feel like it when you step outside, but spring is just around the corner. With spring comes spring sports! There’s nothing like exercise and teamwork, but as anyone who’s played sports will tell you, there’s always the occasional trip or stray ball to the face that can put a damper on…