How Effective is Your Brushing?

You’ve been taking care of your teeth for years, but would you be surprised to learn that even if you brush and floss every day, there may be a few things you could do a little better? For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you brush too hard or use… Read more »

What to do When One of Your Crowns Falls Out

Your new crown is designed to be very durable, and with proper care and cleaning it should last for many years to come. Unfortunately, there can be a few rare occasions, such as a blow to the face or chronic gum disease that can affect the abutment of your crown. If one of your crowns… Read more »

Dental Veneers can Give You the Smooth, White Smile You’ve Always Wanted

Small chips on the teeth and deep staining issues can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Dental veneers are one of the more popular ways to give you the smooth, white smile you’ve always wanted. Dental veneers are essentially just thin porcelain shells, custom made in a dental laboratory to fit over the faces… Read more »

Moms-to-Be and Oral Health

If you are expecting, congratulations! Not only are you creating a healthy baby, you will also want to maintain a healthy mouth. Now is a good time to be seeing your dentist as well as your obstetrician to get a checkup and thorough dental cleaning. Due to increased estrogen and progesterone, your oral health can… Read more »

Common Crown Materials

A crown is an artificial replacement for the enamel of a damaged tooth. The material the crown is made from is directly related to that tooth’s particular function. Your dentist will give you the best recommendation for a crown that will look good and last a long time. If the crown will be on one… Read more »