Defeating Dry Mouth

A very common dental problem is that of dry mouth. Dry mouth occurs when your salivary glands can’t manufacture enough saliva. This condition can be brought on by a number of things, such as age, diet, tobacco use, medications, disease, radiation or chemotherapy, or underactive glands. You will notice that your mouth will feel sticky… Read more »

Keeping the Smile You Love for Life

Your teeth do so many things for you and your smile; they allow you to eat with ease, brighten and beautify your smile, and help you to speak and articulate properly. So obviously, you’d like to keep your teeth for life. But how do you do that? What should you be doing now to ensure… Read more »

Cold Sores and Canker Sores Are Different

Mouth sores of any variety are not fun. Canker sores and cold sores are both common mouth sores; however, in order to properly care for them, you need to know that there is a difference. Let’s look at what those differences are. Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are highly contagious sores that look like… Read more »

Prevent Cavities through Dental Hygiene

The best-in-every-way method to treat a cavity is to not get one in the first place. Here are some things to understand about how not to get a cavity. To know how to prevent cavities, it is first important to understand how cavities form. Cavities are spots of the tooth enamel that have eroded to… Read more »

Root Canal Therapy: Helpful Facts

If a tooth is too decayed to be treated with a dental filling, Dr. may recommend a root canal in , . During this procedure, our dentist will remove the nerve and pulp from the inside of the tooth. The tooth is then cleaned and sealed. Why Is a Root Canal Needed? If a tooth… Read more »

Advice about Dental Fillings

Have you had a checkup in recent months to check for cavities? Given the risks factors for cavities to spring up without you knowing it, you may have a cavity right now. A cavity is caused by the erosion of tooth enamel until a hole has formed in the tooth. If left untreated, a cavity… Read more »

What Benefits Can Nitrous Oxide Provide?

Nitrous oxide can in many ways enhance your oral health care by helping you relax before any dental procedures need to be performed. What benefits can nitrous oxide provide? Here are a few tips about nitrous oxide: – When nitrous oxide is administered as a sedative in dentistry, it is given through a small mask… Read more »

Dental Fillings: The Destroyer of Cavities

If our teeth were pearly white knights, our tooth enamel would be their shining armor. The enamel is amazing because it is fully composed of compacted crystals that protect your teeth from invading bacteria and debris. To strengthen the enamel even more, scientists have utilized a chemical called fluoride which protects any chinks in the… Read more »

The Dental Enemies to Watch Out For

Little did you know, your smile has enemies that can harm and damage it on a regular basis. This is why it’s important to do all you can to keep your smile clean and pristine as much as possible. In order to do so, you need to have a diligent oral hygiene routine and you… Read more »

Are You in Need of Teeth Whitening Treatments This Summer?

Are you in need of teeth whitening treatments this summer? With a tooth whitening treatment, you can upgrade and enhance the color of your smile for a vastly improved effect that is sure to leave friends and loved ones impressed. Listed below are the three most common varieties of teeth whitening methods you can choose… Read more »