A Significantly Compromised Mouth Might Need Dentures

Problems from losing one or two teeth to tooth decay can often be remedied with a bridge, dental implant or a removable partial. However, if you’ve lost a significant number of teeth to untreated cavities or severe gum disease, more serious methods might be called for. If the roots of your teeth have been compromised… Read more »

Spotting, Treating, and Curing Bad Breath

Bad breath is often a symptom of a deeper underlying disease. Bad breath, often called halitosis, is the result of unpleasant odors coming from your mouth. These smells are often caused by bacterial buildup within your mouth, but can also be the result of something worse. Here are a few things you should know about… Read more »

What Are Your Oral Health Care Routine Strengths and Weaknesses?

What are your oral health care routine strengths and weaknesses? Would you say that some areas of your oral health care are strong while others may fall a bit behind and need improvement? The truth is, no matter how great your oral health may be, there is usually always something we could be doing to… Read more »

An Introduction to the American Dental Association

Did you know that Dr. Nasson Rodriguez is a member of the American Dental Association? Perhaps you’ve seen the ADA seal of approval on your toothpaste container. Want to know more about it? You’ve come to the right place. Here are a few common questions and answers: What is the American Dental Association (ADA)? The… Read more »

Helpful Advice for your Dental Fillings

You are probably aware that you should be keeping your teeth clean, especially if you’re interested in avoiding tooth decay. Similarly, you may have heard that it’s important for you to have a filling treated as soon as you possibly can. Conversely, if you postpone having a cavity filled, you could have to deal with… Read more »

What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening

Would you be surprised to hear that having a white smile is something most people want? In reality, you probably aren’t surprised—but are you content with the color of your teeth? If you find that you are not satisfied with your smile, you may know that getting a professional teeth whitening is a great option… Read more »

How a Root Canal Can Relieve an Aching Tooth

Are you currently experiencing an aching tooth? While it is the strongest substance in your body, your tooth enamel can still be vulnerable to damage. Enamel is a thin, tough outer layer covering the dentin and your tooth pulp below it. This pulp houses the nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues. To guard against the… Read more »

Why You Should Brush Your Teeth Before Breakfast

As you probably know, sugary foods and drinks can actually lead to tooth decay. Similarly you probably know that you can avoid this problem by brushing and flossing your teeth regularly. Similarly, you may know that brushing and flossing correctly can help you keep these issues at bay. However, do you know when you should… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction: The Recovery Tips You Need to Heal

As you may already know, recovering after tooth extraction is vital if you want to return to a strong and successful oral health. This is why it’s important to take the recovery process seriously. To help you do so, our dental team encourages you to do the following things: -Keep the bleeding down as much… Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need a Crown

Tooth decay can pose a serious threat to your oral health. Beyond impairing your ability to comfortably chew food, a large cavity can spread, potentially leading to tooth loss and infection. If a cavity is large, your dentist, Dr. , will often recommend replacing all of the tooth enamel with a dental crown made from… Read more »