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 »

Scaling and Root Planing: A Treatment for Gum Disease

If you have recently noticed constant bad breath or red, swollen, or receding gums, you could be a victim of gum disease, and it’s very important to treat it right away. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous condition that attacks your smile and ruins your oral health. There are many different kinds of treatments… Read more »

Are Dental Implants a Good Match for You?

For the last 25 years, dental implants have revolutionized dentistry, offering the successful replacement of the tooth roots of lost teeth. They can replace the missing tooth without anyone being the wiser. What does your dentist look for to determine if you are a good candidate for dental implant restoration? Age Believe it or not,… Read more »

Protect Your Teeth After Teeth Whitening

As you probably know, your smile can lead to a great first impression or a disappointing one. For this reason—along with a variety of others—Americans spend millions of dollars every year on teeth whitening. Unfortunately, if you don’t care for your smile well after it is whitened, you could quickly find yourself unhappy with your… Read more »

Is Sedation Dentistry Right for You?

Do you experience anxiety when you sit in a dental chair, open your mouth wide and say “Ahh”? Many people experience some fear of visiting the dentist, so you are not alone. Not only that, but there are procedures where your dentist will recommend sedation for you. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help you relax…. Read more »

Recovering from Multiple Tooth Extractions

Multiple extractions, such as those performed before getting a partial or complete denture, will often require surgical extraction. This is even more likely if advanced periodontal disease is the root cause that is requiring the extractions. Multiple extraction procedures are usually an outpatient procedure. They generally take longer than single extractions and they require sedation… Read more »