Treating Gum Disease

Oral health is an integral part of your overall wellness, and one key to oral health that some people overlook is healthy gums. Our gums are tremendously important, and can become diseased fairly easily, unfortunately. Maintaining quality oral hygiene habits is essential to preventing gum disease, but what do you do if trouble does occur?… Read more »

Eating Smart For Your Dental Health

Did you know that your diet plays a crucial role in determining your dental health? The foods you choose to eat every day have either a positive or a negative impact on your health. Here are some general guidelines to keep your smile bright and healthy: Eat plenty of calcium. You probably already know that… Read more »

Do You Need Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Ages ago our ancestors need the third molars, or wisdom teeth to chew the kind of food they ate. Now that our diets have evolved and our jaws are smaller than theirs there isn’t really room for these extra teeth. For some people, they never seem to cause problems. For most though, they can cause… Read more »

Cosmetic Bonding Restores a Tooth’s Appearance

A chip, fracture or crack in one of your teeth can leave you with an unappealing smile. Even if the tooth in question wasn’t damaged enough to expose the sensitive dentin layer, you will still need to address the area. In a situation like this your dentist might recommend a cosmetic bonding procedure to seal… Read more »

What Will My Crown Be Made From?

Usually the material your crown is made from is greatly influenced by the form and function of the particular tooth being restored. Your dentist will give you the best recommendation for a crown that will look good and last a long time. A ceramic-porcelain material is usually recommended for a crown replacing one of your… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Safe while Playing Sports

What would it be like if you suddenly found yourself missing a few teeth? Did you know that if you play sports, this is a real possibility? To help you keep your smile safe, we recommend wearing a mouthguard when you play any sport. Please don’t misunderstand; this includes contact sports like hockey and football,… Read more »

Your Guide To Dental Filling Options

Dental fillings shouldn’t be something to worry about. Dental fillings mean you’ve taken the right steps to remove tooth decay and replace it with another material, ensuring your teeth stay healthy and strong for years to come. Today our team is going to show you three common filling options to help ease the stress of… Read more »

Tooth Beliefs

Throughout the thousands of years of human history, ideas about traditions, beliefs, and cultures have changed with time. The same applies to the dental world; here are a few interesting beliefs people used to have about teeth. The Perilous Tooth Worm A Sumerian text from 5000 B.C. is the first to mention a tooth worm…. Read more »

6 Facts About Osteoporosis And Oral Health

Osteoporosis makes the bones in the body weak and brittle, but there are treatment options for this condition. However, some of the medications for osteoporosis treatment can negatively affect the health of your jaw. Here are 6 facts about osteoporosis and oral health. Antiresorptive agents are commonly used to treat osteoporosis, but they can cause… Read more »