Understand Your Oral Health by Knowing These Common Dental Terms

Sometimes the dental language might be a bit confusing and overwhelming, which could make your dental appointments stressful and bewildering. So, to help you understand the dental language a little bit more, your dentist, Dr. , and our team are happy to give you the definitions to the following commonly used dental terms: Dental filling:… Read more »

Getting a Professional Teeth Whitening

Did you know that your teeth get their color from their inner layer of dentin and not the outer enamel? Enamel is actually translucent. And as we age, dentin naturally yellows. This means that even with effective brushing, our teeth will end up getting darker over time. There are a wide variety of whitening treatments… Read more »

What Options Are There for TMJ Problems?

What do you know about TMJ dentistry? Do you know what you can do if you have problems with your TMJ? Similarly, do you know why it’s important to address issues with your TMJ? You see, your TMJ is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. If it is damaged or not working… Read more »

Adult Teeth Straightening With Six Month Smiles®

There are millions of adults in the United States that need orthodontic care. Whether it is to solve an underlying problem or simply create a better looking smile, they are in need of braces. But many of them are hesitant to get braces because of their age. Let’s face it: you don’t want to be… Read more »

Should You Get Dental Implants?

If you’re missing a tooth, you know the process can be embarrassing, but did you know that missing teeth can also lead to other issues. Fortunately, there are several options you can consider to address this problem, including crown, bridges, and implants. Still, while we recommend considering all of your options, please don’t dismiss dental… Read more »

How to Care for Your Dental Crown

If your tooth needs to have its shape, size, strength, and appearance restored, Dr. may place a dental crown. While the permanent crown is being custom made for your smile, you will wear a temporary crown for about two weeks. Our dentist recommends that you give your temporary crown a little bit of extra care… Read more »

The Details Involved in a Dental Cleaning

If you are one who is nervous about your next dental cleaning appointment in , , our team may be able to help you feel a bit better. Oftentimes, nervousness occurs when you’re not exactly sure what to expect, and our team is happy to help you know more about your appointment so you feel… Read more »

Relax with Sedation Dentistry

Many people experience anxiety when they visit a dental office. The thought of sitting in a dental chair may make them nervous, or even afraid. Some people will avoid going to the dentist unless there is no other choice. Are you one of these people? Set your fears aside! At our dental office, we offer… Read more »

How to Floss Your Precious Pearly Whites

Everyone knows by now that proper brushing and flossing is the key to a healthy oral foundation. The American Dental Association recommends flossing at least once a day. Flossing removes the tiny bits of food particles and plaque that stick to teeth. And while your toothbrush is designed to clean this debris from your pearly… Read more »

Tips and Remedies for Dealing with Damaged Braces

Your braces represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth to give you an appealing smile that can last a lifetime. Certain activities, foods and lifestyle choices can damage your braces, and increase the total amount of time you need to wear them. If something does happen, there are a few things you can do… Read more »