The Steps to Building a Better Smile: TMJs

A lesser-known oral ailment that can befall your smile takes place not within your teeth or gums, but rather within your jaw. Within your jaw is a ball-and-socket joint known as the temporomandibular joint, also called the TMJ. Your TMJ is extremely important for moving your mouth in all manners as intended. However, due to… Read more »

Dental Facts on Halitosis Prevention

  In order to effectively treat bad breath, it is important to understand what’s causing it. If you’re suffering from bad breath, it means there is a medical condition in which case foul odors are coming out of your mouth. This could be caused by bacteria, poor oral hygiene, the foods you’re eating, infections, or… Read more »

The Best Times to Restore Your Tooth With a Dental Crown

If you think a dental crown is the right restoration for you and your smile, then our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you know for sure. Fortunately, a dental crown can help in many ways and it’s often used for many different types of situations. Typically, a dental crown is beneficial when: -You… Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Dental Bridges

As the numerous holidays in December are right around the corner, it is important to make sure that your smile is well taken care of and prepared for the holidays that come around for this year and for future years. Always practice effective oral health care cleaning and make sure your mouth is well taken… Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Caries Turn Your Smile Into a Frown

Dental caries are often the result of poor oral hygiene habits. To prevent dental caries, or cavities, from turning your smile into a frown, be sure to eat a balanced diet, brush and floss every day, and see your dentist bi-annually for professional cleanings and exams. We will get rid of hardened plaque (tartar, or… Read more »

Planning for Halloween: What Should You Do?

Have you begun crafting plans to ensure your maximum satisfaction can be obtained this Halloween without causing promoting stress and damage to your teeth and gums? When planning for Halloween, consider the following tips: – Set up candy guidelines on how many snacks you give yourself per day as well as disposal plans for getting… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help Maintain the Strength of Your Teeth

The outer layer on each of your teeth is clad in strong tooth enamel. This is what gives your teeth the strength to bite, chew, and grind, while also protecting the sensitive internal structures of the tooth and resisting tooth decay. Your routine dental checkup with Dr. includes monitoring the overall health and strength of… Read more »

TMJ Treatment Secrets for a Healthy Jaw

Your temporomandibular joints, known as TMJs, are ball and socket joints, they feature a wide assortment of tissues, muscles, nerves, and ligaments that all work in a complex fashion with each other to perform numerous tasks. Thus, they are easily prone to harm, causing various disorders. A temporomandibular joint disorder, also called a TMD, happens… Read more »

Preventing Gum Disease

Healthy gums are a key component to good oral health. If your gums fall prey to gingivitis or or periodontitis, not only can you lose your teeth, but your jawbones and other parts of your body can suffer as well. Your dentist can treat you for gum disease, however there are things that you can… Read more »

How to Choose the Best Over-the-Counter Whitening Treatment for Your Smile

You deserve a bright, brilliant, and attractive smile. This is why whitening treatments seem so appealing to many. If you’re one in search of the perfect over-the-counter whitening treatment, then our dentist, Dr. , is here to help you. Each treatment is different and, unfortunately, some might even harm your smile. So, the more you… Read more »