Tips for Managing Issues with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition. It occurs when an individual experiences heightened stress and anxiety before and during dental appointments and procedures. Your dentist, Dr. , offers a few insights and tips for managing issues with dental anxiety. When you are scheduling your upcoming appointment, let our team know that you have had… Read more »

Advice on How to Achieve Strong and Healthy Gums

Do you ever wonder what it takes to keep your gums in tip-top shape? If so, our team is here to help you! It’s very important to keep your gums clean and pristine so you can prevent and fight major dental issues. To help you care for your oral tissues each day, Dr. and our… Read more »

A Bad Filling Can Be Restored with a Crown

In most cases fillings are used to repair small to medium-sized cavities. While fillings are meant to have a long lifespan, it’s not unheard-of for an old or large filling to fall out and be lost. A missing filling needs to be seen by Dr. . If the tooth doesn’t have enough strong and healthy… Read more »

Exercise and Your Oral Health

Do you ever worry about gum disease? Did you know that gum disease can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, crooked and sensitive teeth, and persistent bad breath? Do you ever wonder what you can do to hold off the issue? If so, we have a few ideas for you—including brushing, flossing, and visiting… Read more »

The Ways Drugs and Supplements Can Impact Your Mouth

Did you know that prescription drugs and supplements can affect your mouth? Well, it’s true! There are many side effects to different types of medications that can alter your oral health. Those side effects are: Dry mouth: Some medications decrease the amount of saliva your mouth produces. This can be extremely dangerous because it can… Read more »

Why Does Your Baby Need to Visit the Dentist?

The ADA recommends scheduling dental appointments for babies as soon as their first teeth erupt, which usually occurs around six months of age, and no later than their first birthday. This is because children become susceptible to tooth decay and oral disease as soon as they have exposed teeth. Children’s diets affect their oral health… Read more »

What Do You Know About Your Child’s Teeth?

As you know, your children will eventually lose their teeth, but do you know when you should consider pulling their teeth? Similarly, when you should expect their teeth to come in? Generally, baby’s teeth start coming in when they are approximately six months old and they should have all twenty of their baby teeth when… Read more »

Flossing Correctly

Our dentist and team stress the importance of practicing proper dental hygiene at home. Dental hygiene, paired with regular dental checkups, can help you achieve and keep ideal oral health. Many people brush as often as they should, but take the importance of flossing for granted. Flossing at least once every day is essential to… Read more »

An Effective Oral Hygiene Routine has Several Important Aspects

Poor oral hygiene greatly increases your chances of developing problems like tooth decay and gum disease. There are several important aspects to a truly effective oral hygiene routine. The quality of the products you use is very important. You should only consider buying oral hygiene products that have earned American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance,… Read more »

Are Your Wisdom Teeth Necessary?

Have you ever wondered about your wisdom teeth? Do you have them? Do you not? After all, it’s not like you can see them. Are they necessary to the functioning of your mouth? Wisdom teeth are the last of your teeth to emerge if they erupt through the gums. They are the final set of molars… Read more »