Gum Disease Prevention Tips

It’s better to prevent gum disease as opposed to treating it. Gum disease is one of the most serious, dangerous and destructive dental issues there is . It infects the gums, deteriorates the underlying bone and causes loose and lost teeth if you’re not careful. It can also affect your overall health. So, our dentist,… Read more »

Mouth Sores 101

Mouth sores can be irritating. They are unsightly and can even be painful. Two of the most common varieties are cold sores and canker sores. Though often referred to interchangeably, they are not actually the same. Canker sores are small ulcerations with a white base and an irritated, angry red border that can appear inside… Read more »

CEREC: Benefits Beyond Same-Day Dentistry

Advancements in modern dental technology have brought about the introduction of CEREC technology, which can provide same-day dental restorations, especially dental crowns. The cutting-edge computer-assisted technology enables Dr. to design a custom-made dental crown based using an impression of your smile that tailors the product to your unique needs. From beginning to end, this can… Read more »

Holiday Hygiene for Your Smile

The holidays are here, and with them comes a plethora of opportunities for sweet, goodies, alcoholic drinks, and other acidic beverages. All of these things spell bad news for your teeth. The best way to combat the effects of these foods and drinks is two fold: first, eat smart; second, be vigilant in your oral… Read more »

Helping with the Oral Hygiene of People with Physical Disabilities

Whether you are a professional or family member, working as a caregiver for someone with a physical disability requires planning and peace of mind. We commend you. Part of your work may mean helping them with their oral hygiene. If you’ve never done this before, is delighted to offer you some tips to get you… Read more »

Beyond the Brush: Complete Oral Health Care

Taking care of your mouth is about more than just brushing your teeth. Here are some simple things you can do beyond brushing to take care of your smile. Floss: Be sure to clean between your teeth once a day, for 2-3 minutes. This should be done with an ADA approved interdental cleaner, such as… Read more »

Is It Time to Replace Your Toothbrush? Consider Purchasing a Brush With These Characteristics

Are you on your way to the store to purchase a new toothbrush? If so, it’s important to select the right brush for your smile. Unfortunately, there are many toothbrushes that can harm your teeth and gums. So, to choose the best toothbrush, it’s best to follow Dr. ’s instructions. Choose a brush that has… Read more »

Dentures Loosened Over Time

When Dr. originally fit you for your complete set of dentures, the removable dental appliance was based on an impression of your underlying gum structure. This custom fit helps your dentures to hold firmly in place through the course of the day. As the years go by it’s possible for your dentures to feel a… Read more »

Using Mouthwash for a Healthy Smile

A quick stroll through just about any store will lead to brand after brand of mouthwashes and rinses. But which one, if any should you choose, and does using a mouthwash replace brushing? Mouthwash can reach places that your toothbrush can’t, and help in fighting cavities, plaque, gingivitis and tartar build-up. Mouthwashes can also freshen… Read more »

Toothaches: Care and Causes

Toothaches are uncomfortable. They can stop you from being able to concentrate, complete  daily tasks, or eat and drink normally.  But what causes toothaches, and what can you do about it?   If you have a toothache, first rinse the mouth out with warm water. Then, gently use an interdental cleaner, such as dental floss,… Read more »