Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

3 Things to Know About Your Oral Health

17 May 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, you probably feel like you have a good handle on things. Brushing, flossing, and using mouthwash are all that matters, right? While good daily oral hygiene is key, there's more to taking care of your teeth than that. Regular visits to the dentist are a must as are being aware of things that can impact your teeth and gums outside of your daily oral hygiene. Read More …

How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

5 April 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

When you wake up in the morning with a dry mouth, sore gums or you feel like you haven't slept much at all, it's possible you have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, also known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea, is a condition where you may develop problems breathing during sleep. This is caused by physical obstructions closing off the airway. If your dentist feels you have a more serious form of sleep apnea, they will recommend you consult your doctor. Read More …

Avoiding Dental Damage From Acids

13 March 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Acid can cause extensive damage to your tooth enamel. The corrosive substance dissolves the minerals that make up the tooth material. Thus, as your teeth are exposed to acids from different sources, they begin to decay. Calcium, phosphorous, and other important minerals are displaced from the enamel, weakening the tooth and causing the formation of cavities. Although cavities can be treated using dental fillings or crowns, the dental damage can be avoided. Read More …

New Applications For Invisalign And Why It Makes Sense

8 February 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Invisalign braces are comprised of clear plastic. You can pop them in and out as needed to eat and brush your teeth, and you clean the braces in a dental cup with a fizzy tablet. They have been in use as braces for some time now, but recently, orthodontists have been using them in a couple of different ways. Check out how the braces are being used now, and why it makes sense. Read More …

Expect Your Dentist To Delay A Veneer Appointment If These Issues Are Present

17 January 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can dramatically change the look of your teeth and help to turn you from someone who seldom smiles into someone who is happy to show off his or her pearly whites. Getting dental veneers takes two appointments, but you can visit your dentist for an initial consultation to learn about this procedure and get the process started. In some cases, your dentist may not immediately move forward with the veneers if other issues are present in your mouth — especially if they're affecting the teeth or gums around your area of focus. Read More …