Tooth Loss Complications Can Often Be Remedied with a Dental Bridge Restoration

Severe oral trauma and untreated tooth decay can sometimes be so severe that it results in the total loss of a tooth. In some of these cases, Dr. will recommend extracting whatever remains of the root to allow your gums to heal. While the missing tooth will certainly affect your overall oral function, it can… Read more »

Oral Health Care Risks: TMJ Disorders

Your TMJs, also called your temporomandibular joints, are the crucial joints with your jaw that facilitate the movement of your mouth. They are vital for ensuring chewing, speaking, and eating can be done effectively. However, damage to the TMJs often occurs in the form of TMJ disorders. Here are some things you should know about… Read more »

How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?

If you know anything about dental issues, you know that gum disease is one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues in the world today. This is why it’s important to take care of your smile and do all you can to keep gum disease at bay. To help you do so, Dr. and… Read more »

Your Braces Will Need Routine Adjustments to Improve Your Smile

The orthodontic hardware installed in your mouth at ’s , clinic has been designed to gradually realign your teeth to prevent dental alignment complications, and improve your smile’s appearance. This is done through the course of multiple adjustment sessions, scheduled at regular intervals. Our orthodontists typically schedule adjustments four to six weeks apart. This allows… Read more »

The Sleep Apnea Quiz

Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Central sleep apnea is caused by failed signals from the brain not reaching their target in the chest muscles that facilitate breathing while we sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by obstructed airways while we sleep. For more information about sleep apnea, take the following quiz: Sleep apnea is… Read more »

Crowns vs. Bridges: The Best Choice for You

Are you considering the best restorative dental options for your smile? Here is some important information to know about crowns and bridges. Two brief definitions: A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap for a weak tooth. A dental bridge is composed of three teeth, two crowns and one fake tooth to replace a tooth that… Read more »

Treatments for TMJ Disorders

In each of our jaws, we have a ball-and-socket joint, called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ for short, that moves and rotates freely to make our mouths move and rotate at all sorts of angles. Because of this, we can effectively chew food better than would be possible with a simple up and down motion… Read more »

Brighten Your Smile with Whiter Teeth

Have you ever wanted a bright smile, but yearned for it to be your own natural teeth to be shining through? Luckily, there are ways to restore your teeth without resorting to artificial cosmetic enhancements. There are a wide variety of teeth whitening systems that are at your disposal. Whether it is a professional cleaning… Read more »

Oral Health Care Habits for a Healthy Smile

A healthy smile begins with healthy oral health care habits. Preventative plans designed to protect your teeth and gums will make you much less likely to fall victim of tooth decay, gum disease, and even various oral accidents that could occur. Protect your teeth today so that they may be able to better serve your… Read more »

Fix Your Cavities with Composite Fillings

In modern dentistry, two types of dental filling are the most common choice for filling cavities. Silver amalgam and composite fillings have for the most part filled different roles in dentistry, but with recent advancements in the advantages of composite fillings, amalgam fillings are quickly becoming obsolete. Many of these developments are relatively new, and… Read more »