Should You Get a Dental Implant?

If a missing tooth does not show up in the front of your smile, you may be tempted to ‘let it slide” for right now. But don’t let it slide for too long! Even though you still may able to socialize without feeling self-conscious, and aren’t camera-shy yet, there is more to your teeth than… Read more »

A Minor Cavity Can Often Be Treated by Applying a Standard Dental Filling

If you put off your regularly scheduled dental checkups or you take an overly casual stance toward brushing and flossing, will likely experience a buildup excess bacterial deposits in your mouth. Over time the chronic presence of plaque acids in your mouth can start to affect the health your tooth enamel. If you have noticed… Read more »

Oral Piercings Can Negatively Affect Your Smile

Did you know there are many things that can damage your teeth, gums and smile? Well, it’s true, and oral piercings are one of them. In fact, oral piercings can be quite dangerous for the smile, so if you’re considering a tongue, lip or other type of oral piercing, then our dentists, Dr. Brett Langston… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Oral Health Care

Your oral health care should be at the top of your priority list when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums. If you fail to take care of your smile correctly, it will not be able to function as intended. Luckily there are several things you can do within all aspects of… Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Tooth Replacements

Are you aware of tooth replacements and their importance within your oral health care? Tooth replacements are extremely important because if you do have any lost or missing teeth, it is essential to have them replaced as soon as possible. If you fail to do so, you’ll end up putting your mouth at an increased… Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Dental Veneers

Have you heard about dental veneers? Dental veneers, also known as porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates, consist of thin wafer-like shells that are designed to cover the front surfaces of teeth for added support and aesthetic enhancement. Dental veneers may be thin, but they are extremely durable and can last up to a decade…. Read more »

Flossing: Reasons and Alternatives

We all know to brush our teeth, two times a day. Many of us even do so, for 2 minutes each session. We know that brushing removes plaque from teeth, keeping them healthy and strong. But do we know the hows and whys of flossing? And what if we struggle with flossing–are there alternatives? If… Read more »

Let’s Talk About Teeth

How much do you know about your teeth? Your teeth help bite and chew your food so that it is easier to digest. To bite your food, your incisors need around 35 to 50 pounds of pressure. Your molars can exert about 200 pounds to chew your food. That’s quite a bit of power. The… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Dental fractures are often associated with an accidental blow to the mouth. Yet some can be caused by abnormal oral habits like chewing on ice, nibbling on foreign objects, or using your teeth to open a container. Individuals who frequently grind their teeth while sleeping is also at increased risk of suffering a chipped or… Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Toothbrush Care

If you have not already done so, it is essential to set up an oral health care checklist for your toothbrush care to ensure your toothbrush is being cared for and treated properly. This includes always assessing any damage that it may have sustained, and keeping it safe from any forms of contamination and risks… Read more »