Enjoying Routine Exams

An annual appointment – every six months – with our team here at is something that’s hugely beneficial to your oral health. However, quite a few people don’t look forward to their annual checkups, due to a number of problems. Today we’ll look at what those are and how you can combat them so when… Read more »

A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted and then Replaced by a Bridge

When a cavity goes without timely treatment, the tooth decay can deeply penetrate the tooth to infect the pulp and root. Sometimes the problem can be so severe that your dentist, Dr. , cannot save the tooth with root canal therapy. When this happens, the dentist might need to extract the tooth so it can… Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Require a Root Canal

A large cavity that has gone ignored or a missing filling that has not been repaired for some time can often allow decay to penetrate deep into the tooth. If the decay compromises the pulp or root of a tooth ’s dentist will likely need to perform a root canal to remove the decayed material,… Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Needs Immediate Treatment

Sometimes a blow to the face or a hard fall can actually knock one of your teeth out of the socket. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports or other rigorous activities without proper protection from a mouth guard. The dentists at offer a few basic first aid and treatment considerations… Read more »

Fix Fractured Enamel With Crowns

If a hard fall, blow to the face of other oral accident has fractured one or more of your teeth it can be a serious cause for concern. Even if the fracture is shallow and limited to the enamel layer, the exposed area can promote new areas of tooth decay. Since the enamel layer in… Read more »

4 Reasons You Might Have Sensitive Teeth

Do you get a jolt of pain whenever you drink ice water or munch on candy? You might have sensitive teeth. Our teeth are complex, living structures that harbor delicate nerves. Most of the time, these are protected by a hard layer of enamel. But they can become exposed for various reasons, resulting in tooth… Read more »

Dental Phobia? We Can Help!

Dental phobia is responsible for keeping many patients from seeing their dentist for necessary treatment. And if you are one of those people who suffer with dental anxiety, we can help! You don’t want to avoid dental treatments because early treatment is better for your oral health. To help with that, our practice is happy… Read more »

3 Reasons to Get a Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings are extremely important, but do you ever wonder why? Well, our team is happy to tell you! A routine dental cleaning is vital because: It prevents cavities The main task of your appointment is to deeply and professionally clean your smile. Our team will thoroughly clean each tooth with a variety of different… Read more »

Dealing with a Foreign Object Stuck Between your Teeth or Gums

Getting something stuck between your teeth or in your gums can cause anxiety and even pain. Popcorn hulls, tough meat fibers, seeds and fruit peels are just a few examples of everyday things that can get stuck between your teeth. If you have a habit of chewing on hard objects like pens and pencils or… Read more »

Common Materials for Filling Your Cavity

Minor to moderate tooth decay creates small cavities in the healthy enamel of your teeth. Filling a cavity is a simple procedure where your dentist removed the decayed enamel and replaces it with another material that is resistant to decay. The material your filling is made from can vary depending on how large the cavity… Read more »