Cracked tooth

November 30, 2022

What is a cracked tooth? A cracked tooth is a tooth that has become broken. Do all teeth crack in the same way? No. Teeth can crack in several different ways: Cracked tooth This is when a crack runs from the biting surface of the tooth down toward the root. Sometimes it goes below the […]

Mouthguard

November 15, 2022

What is a mouthguard? A mouthguard is a specially made, rubber-like cover that fits exactly over your teeth and gums, cushioning them and protecting them from damage. When would I need a mouthguard? It is important to wear a professionally made mouthguard whenever you play a sport that involves physical contact or moving objects. This […]

Teeth whitening

October 31, 2022

Teeth whitening or bleaching is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment to change the color of natural tooth enamel to enhance the beauty of your smile. Teeth whitening may be accomplished in a dental office or at home. The procedure uses a chemical called peroxide to bleach or whiten the teeth. Why Did My Teeth Change […]

Sedation dentistry

October 15, 2022

Sedation dentistry helps you feel calm, relaxed and at ease during dental procedures. It’s a moderate level of sedation, so you’re still technically awake but feeling very carefree. It’s sometimes called conscious sedation dentistry or “twilight sleep” because it creates a state of short-term amnesia (forgetfulness) where you experience insensitivity to pain without the loss […]

Cosmetic dentistry

September 30, 2022

If you’re not satisfied with your smile, modern cosmetic dentistry can help. This method of professional oral care focuses on improving the appearance of your mouth, teeth, gums, and overall smile. Common procedures include teeth whitening, veneers, fillings, and implants. Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more and more popular, with the industry as a whole projected […]

Pediatric Dentistry

September 15, 2022

Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child’s teeth, gums, and mouth throughout the various stages of childhood. Children begin to get their baby teeth during the first 6 months of life. By age 6 or […]

Zygomatic implants

August 31, 2022

Implants If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable, or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you. Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and […]

Oral Piercings

August 15, 2022

Body piercing is a popular form of self-expression. Oral piercings or tongue splitting may look cool, but they can be dangerous to your health. That’s because your mouth contains millions of bacteria, and infection and swelling often occur with mouth piercings. For instance, your mouth and tongue could swell so much that you close off […]

Jaw pain or Facial pain

July 30, 2022

Many adults suffer from chronic jaw and facial pain. Some common symptoms include pain in or around the ear, tenderness of the jaw, pain when biting, or headaches. Many things can cause facial pain, which can make it difficult to diagnose and treat. Your dentist will conduct a thorough exam, which may include X-rays, to […]

Cavities, or tooth decay

July 15, 2022

Cavities, or tooth decay, are the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens, and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack […]