Dental Anxiety Can Be Managed in Different Ways

Feelings of stress or heightened anxiety during dental treatments is not at all uncommon. In fact, dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition. So, if you’ve struggled with it in the past, your dentist, Dr. , offers a few key insights to help you manage the situation for future appointments. You can help our staff… Read more »

The Facts About Dental Bridges

If you’ve ever lost a tooth, you probably understand that some tasks that had been simple can be much more difficult. For instance, if you’re missing teeth you could struggle to pronounce some sounds and to chew comfortably. Luckily, there are several options you can consider—including a dental bridge. Dental bridges, which are designed to… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Restore the Mineral Strength of Tooth Enamel

Your teeth have the strength to bite and chew tough foods, thanks to the mineral density of your tooth enamel. Through the course of an average day, it’s possible for the acidic foods and beverages you consume to deplete a minute amount of these minerals. This process, known as demineralization, creates porous areas in the… Read more »

Visiting the Dentist: Your Questions Answered

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. How can I maintain a healthy smile… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry 101

It’s perfectly acceptable – and even fine – to be nervous about dental appointments. If you’re going in for a filling or root canal, it’s normal to be a bit nervous. What’s not normal, however, is to let those nervous feelings prevent you from getting the oral health care you need to keep your teeth… Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge for Your Smile

Those who are missing one or more teeth may experience difficulty with chewing or speaking. A dental bridge in , , is a great way to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth or teeth with artificial teeth by bridging the gap caused by missing teeth. A… Read more »

Covertly Straighten Your Teeth with Invisalign® Dental Aligners

Having a straight smile can be a fantastic boost to your self-esteem and confidence. However, getting braces to straighten your smile can be a blow to both self-esteem and confidence. If you would like to avoid traditional braces, we provide an excellent alternative that operates almost invisibly. Invisalign® aligners are plastic braces designed to be… Read more »

Teeth-Whitening Gel Can Be Used to Whiten Moderately Stained Tooth Enamel

Your tooth enamel has microscopic pores that small, dark particles can sometimes adhere to. As time passes, these stains can penetrate deeper and deeper into the tooth enamel. The depth of the stains will determine the best method to whiten the smile. You should always consult with your dentist before starting any whitening program. The… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment Can Strengthen Your Tooth Enamel

As you go about your day, the bacteria living in your mouth and the acidic foods and beverages you consume can weaken your tooth enamel. Over time, this process, which is known as demineralization, can erode the mineral structure of your teeth, creating microscopic areas that can harbor tooth decay and lead to sensitivity problems…. Read more »

What to Do for Your Missing Teeth

You know that it can be embarrassing to be missing teeth. In fact, having a missing tooth—or other imperfections in our pearly whites—can be a major blow to our self-esteem. Fortunately, our dentists can provide a number of solutions for a missing tooth. While we recommend considering all of your options, please don’t forget about… Read more »