What to Do When You Notice Receding Gums

What to Do When You Notice Receding Gums

A lot of people suffer from receding gums. Most people don’t really think too much about it. It regularly happens as a side effect of gum disease, and in small doses, isn’t necessarily much of an issue aside from how it looks. However, as it gets worse, it can cause...
What Dentists Look for When Comparing Dental X-Rays

What Dentists Look for When Comparing Dental X-Rays

Your dentist will often take new x-rays when you come in for exams and cleanings. This is typically done once per year. Then, with each new set of x-rays, your dentist will compare them. He or she needs to see what things have changed over the last year. This can help...
How To Help Your Tooth Whitening Experience Last Longer

How To Help Your Tooth Whitening Experience Last Longer

Have you recently gotten your teeth whitened, or are you about to do so? If so, then you are surely going to love the bright, white smile and the confidence you get when you show off those pearly whites. However, teeth whitening only lasts so long with regular use of...
Ways Your Smile Could Benefit from Dental Implants

Ways Your Smile Could Benefit from Dental Implants

Having any missing teeth is not good for your overall health, let alone your oral health. It can cause your jawbone and gums to deteriorate, leading to issues like tooth loss, gum disease, teeth that do not come together naturally, and pain. Instead of living with...
Top 5 Signs You Have Developed a Cavity

Top 5 Signs You Have Developed a Cavity

Are you wondering if you may have a cavity? If so, then you may be trying to figure out what the signs are that show up when you get a cavity. For the most part, if you have pain in your teeth, you should contact your dentist. They can look at your teeth and see what...
Sedation Options for Larger Dental Procedures

Sedation Options for Larger Dental Procedures

  When you are about to have a larger dental procedure, it is important that you know what type of sedation options you have. Some people don’t need much in terms of sedation, while others need quite a bit. People who are fearful of going to the dentist should also...
How Your Teeth Can Benefit From Spring Produce

How Your Teeth Can Benefit From Spring Produce

One part of your body that can benefit from you eating a lot of fresh spring produce is your teeth. While your entire body can benefit from the vitamins and water provided by the produce, your teeth get the extra benefit of chewing up those foods. Produce is great for...
Do I need a Bridge or an Implant?

Do I need a Bridge or an Implant?

Losing a tooth can be a very stressful and emotional experience. It can also be a confusing situation as what to do next. I have patients ask me every day what their options are to replace a tooth. When a patient is missing a single tooth, there are two common options...
Dental Myths and Misconceptions

Dental Myths and Misconceptions

There are quite a few dangers that come along with believing dental myths. They can be dangerous to your oral health, and can even stop you from going into the dentist when you should be going. If you aren’t sure if what you believe is true or is a myth, ask your...
Benefits of Using Digital X-rays

Benefits of Using Digital X-rays

When you go in and see your dentist, chances are, you have some x-rays taken of your mouth. They can be traditional, but in most offices, you will find digital x-rays are the preferred choice. Digital x-rays allow your dentist to be able to see what is going on within...