First Aid and Treatment Options If One of Your Teeth Is Knocked Out

It is estimated by the American Association of Endodontists that every year an average of around five million teeth are knocked out. Some of the more common causes are related to hard falls, blows to the face, or sports injuries by athletes using inadequate head protection during contact sports. A knocked out tooth can cause… Read more »

Restore a Lost Filling

Fillings are used to repair a small to medium sized cavities. Even though a filling is meant to stand the test of time, they can also be lost due to chips, fractures or the natural processes of bacteria in your mouth. In general, the older and larger a filling is more likely to be lost…. Read more »

Temporary Crown

Restoring a damaged, decayed or cosmetically restoring a tooth with a crown often requires two separate procedures. During the first procedure Dr. removes the bulk of the enamel layer from the tooth, to create an abutment that will eventually anchor your permanent crown. Since it takes a little while for the dental lab to create… Read more »

Handling Dental Fear

There are a number of people who get nervous, or even anxious, when they visit a dental office. Some people are fearful enough that they will even avoid going to the dentist at all costs. Does this describe you? Don’t worry; there are ways to ease your dental fears. Communication One of the main keys… Read more »

How Oral Piercings May Affect You

An oral piercing can be a way to express yourself, but it is not entirely without risk. In the interest of creative fashion flair, wearing a lip or tongue piercing might seem like a fun idea, but isn’t without risk and even cause dental issues. Before you sign up for an oral piercing that can… Read more »

Root Canal Retreatment: Is it Worth it?

If you’ve ever had root canal therapy, you probably know that going through the treatment is better than coping with a damaged root canal. In fact, you probably understand why most people who’ve had root canal therapy claim it’s no worse than having a cavity filled. Similarly, you may know that if an injured root… Read more »

A Crown Can Restore a Tooth’s Cosmetic Appeal

You might be interested in exploring your cosmetic restoration options if one or more teeth in your smile has been chipped, fractured or has developed an alignment problem. Dental veneers can be an effective solution for some people with an imperfect smile. However, if one or more teeth have extensive damage in the enamel or… Read more »

Enamel Erosion Can Cause Sensitive Teeth

Your teeth are primarily made up of enamel which is a microscopic mineralize crystal structure. The density of this structure is what makes your teeth durable and strong. Over the course of an average day, the bacteria in your mouth as well as the acidic food and drink you consume can erode these mineral a… Read more »

What to Do When Your Baby is Teething

If you’ve ever dealt with teething, you know how uncomfortable it can be for your child—and for yourself. To help you get through teething, our team at is to give you a few suggestions. Typically, children will start getting their baby teeth when they are about six months old—though some are born in with their… Read more »

4 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Dental Bridge

If you are wondering why you should choose to improve your oral health with a dental bridge, we are here to tell you! It is possible that your dentist recommended this procedure because it is the best option for your smile. But, why would a dental bridge be the best possible choice? Here are four… Read more »