Are Dental Sealants Worth The Expense?

20 February 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Bacteria are the enemy of teeth, capable of reducing your chompers to rotten nubs with enough time. Even people who brush and floss as directed on a regular basis can develop cavities or other oral health issues because of out-of-control bacteria. However, putting dental sealant on your teeth is one tool out of many that can protect them from damage, but is the procedure worth the $35 to $60 per tooth? Read More 

4 Ways To Prevent Periodontal Disease

22 January 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Periodontal disease is a serious concern. It can affect not only your teeth but also your gums and bones. Periodontal disease can refer to either gingivitis or the more damaging periodontisis. Here are four ways you can safeguard against periodontal disease: 1. Floss your teeth. Your dentist always tells you to floss your teeth, and they're not just saying that to nag you. Flossing is one of the most important ways you can prevent periodontal disease since floss reaches between teeth where your toothbrush's bristles can't reach. Read More 

The 411 On Zirconia Implants

21 December 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

From an injury playing sports to an underlying dental condition, such as decay or gum disease, there are many reasons one may lose a tooth. Missing teeth will affect your appearance, but they can also cause further dental complications, such as bone deterioration and further tooth loss. Thankfully, implant dental services is a solution for restoring your smile back to a functional and appealing state. If you are considering this method of smile restoration, understanding what zirconia implants are and the benefits the offer is smart. Read More 

Tooth Pain During A Holiday Weekend: What To Do

21 November 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people travel to grandma's or another relative's house for a big holiday meal. If you're traveling or have already arrived for a holiday weekend with family, it's the worst time for nagging tooth pain to become unbearable. Because you're away from your home, visiting your usual dental office is probably impossible until regular business hours resume and you return. What's to be done for any relief in the meantime? Read More 

How To Better Care For Your Teeth As A Smoker

23 October 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's no secret that smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or any other tobacco products is bad for your teeth and gums. Clearly, the best thing you can do for your dental health as a smoker is quit smoking. But what if that is not an option? How can you take better care of your teeth and gums as you continue to smoke? Here are a few ideas. 1. Use a tongue cleaner. Read More