What to Do About an Abscess

A pain in your tooth may be caused by any number of things. You may have a piece of food debris lodged near the tooth, or you may be suffering from a cavity or a cracked tooth. If you have left a cavity or damage to your tooth untreated, you run the risk of an… Read more »

A Simple Dental Guard Can Help Reduce Your Chances of Suffering Complications from Bruxism

Bruxism is a term used to describe the chronic occurrence of unconsciously grinding your teeth while sleeping. While it might not seem like a significant problem at first, the clenching of jaw muscles and the force of hard grinding can damage teeth and distress the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. If a tooth is… Read more »

Classic Dental Jokes

At our dental office, we like to have a good laugh with our patients every once in awhile. Here are some of our favorite classic jokes about dentists. Enjoy! Q: What was the Toronto dentist doing in Panama? A: Looking for the Root Canal. Q: Why didn’t the dentist ask his secretary out? A: He… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Effectively Disguise Chronic Dental Staining Problems

The surfaces of your teeth are covered with durable tooth enamel. This is a biologically generated mineral substance known to have microscopic pores. When you consume dark foods and beverages, or if you occasionally use tobacco products it can cause tiny dark particles to adhere to the surfaces of your tooth enamel. As this starts… Read more »

A Guide to Root Canals

If left untreated, disease or damage affecting your tooth could eventually affect the pulp. If this should occur, however, it may be possible to save the tooth with a root canal. To learn more about root canals, read on: – Root canals are used to remove damaged pulp in order to save a tooth. –… Read more »

Your Oral Hygiene Bed Routine Should Include These Things

Do you ever wonder what should be included in your before-bed oral hygiene routine? If so, Dr. is more than happy to help you! First, scrub your smile with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. It’s best to brush for two minutes and thoroughly clean each tooth. When you are done, rinse your mouth and… Read more »

Makeover Your Oral Health Care to Ensure Your Mouth Will Remain Cavity-Free

If you are in need of an oral health care makeover, the first step is to eliminate chances of cavities destroying your teeth. Cavities exist as forms of tooth decay that have occurred to the point where dental erosion is so strong a hole has formed in a tooth. When this occurs, it must be… Read more »

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy During Pregnancy

Parents look out for the best interests of your child. When you’re pregnant, the things you eat can have a huge impact on the health of your child. That’s why it’s important to be conscious of the types of foods and drinks you choose to eat when you’re pregnant. We’ve put together this information on… Read more »

When a Crown Falls Out You Need to Seek Dental Care

A crown restoration is designed to replace the compromised tooth enamel layer of a tooth with an alternate material such as gold, a metallic alloy, or dental-grade porcelain. This piece of special dental work is cemented onto the abutment and anchored into your mouth with a very strong dental adhesive. This is meant to hold… Read more »

What is an Abscessed Tooth?

You probably know that there are several dental conditions that can cause pain and discomfort. For example, you might know that cavities or a chipped tooth can cause toothaches and sensitive teeth. Similarly, you might know that a damaged root canal could be extremely painful. Still, did you know that an abscess could be painful… Read more »