The Progression of Dentistry

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions. Dental care has changed drastically over the years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. and our team are excited to explore the history of dentistry with you. The first text found documenting dentistry dates back to 5000 BC. Sumerians wrote that “tooth… Read more »

Chewing Gum: What You Should Know

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is… Read more »

Cracked Teeth: What Foods to Avoid

You know that choosing healthy foods can help your body stay healthy and strong. Similarly, you may know that choosing the right foods can help you keep your teeth healthy and strong, and that choosing the wrong foods could damage your teeth. It is true that certain foods can crack your teeth, but do you… Read more »

Let Our Dental Fillings Fall into Place This Thanksgiving

With a wonderful Thanksgiving season quickly approaching, now is the time to make sure your teeth are up to par for the upcoming feast of all feasts. Cavities take no prisoners, but our grime-fighting dentists at have all the tools required to take on any foe to oral health. If a cavity has come to… Read more »

Periodontal Disease is Often Caused by Hardened Tartar at the Gumline

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a problem threatening the oral health of millions of Americans each year. The American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of the population over the age of 30 has some degree of periodontal disease. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have also… Read more »

How to Avoid Periodontal Disease

By now you are likely well aware that healthy gums don’t happen by chance. Not only that, but your gums are as valuable as healthy teeth for an attractive smile. Indeed, your gums perform a vital function as they actively surround and support your pearly whites. And yet, gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of… Read more »

If Your Tooth Has Lost a Filling, You Might Need a Crown

Dental fillings that are made from porcelain, gold, amalgam or composite resin are often used to repair a modest cavity or a chip in a tooth. While these materials are not directly vulnerable to bacteria, the seam cementing them to the surrounding tooth enamel can fail in time. Sometimes when a filling falls out or… Read more »

Weakened Tooth Enamel Can Easily Be Improved by Administering a Simple Fluoride Treatment

If you could look at your tooth enamel and see it on a microscopic level, you would find that it is composed of densely packed mineral crystals. When you consume acidic foods and drinks it can erode some of these microscopic crystals. This is compounded by the corrosive effects of the bacteria in your mouth…. Read more »

What Happens to Your Teeth With Age

How often do you brush your teeth? Do you make a point of brushing twice a day every day? Do you make a point of flossing at least every day? Do you visit your dentist at least once every six months? Do you ever find yourself doing everything you can to care for your teeth… Read more »

The Treatments That Will Help You Avoid Major Dental Issues

Dr. and our experienced dental team care about you and your oral health, which is why we strongly recommend avoiding major dental issues as much as possible. However, we understand that that might be a difficult goal to achieve if you’re not sure how to do so. So, to help you, our team recommends taking advantage… Read more »