Understanding Tooth Sensitivity After Dental Crowns

December 8, 2023

Dental crowns are a common and effective solution for restoring damaged or decayed teeth. While these restorations offer durability and functionality, some individuals may experience tooth sensitivity after the placement of dental crowns. In this comprehensive blog, we'll discuss the factors that can lead to tooth sensitivity after dental crown placement and explore potential solutions to address this common concern. Dental Crown Basics Purpose of Dental Crowns Dental crowns, also called caps, are prosthetic ...

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Why Replacing Missing Teeth is Always the Best Choice

April 7, 2023

Do you have gaps in your smile because of missing teeth? Are you scheduled to undergo a dental extraction? If so, you are faced with the choice: to replace or not to replace. Our answer: ALWAYS replace missing teeth, with the exception of wisdom teeth. The benefits of replacing the teeth far outweigh the cons; we’ll talk more about this in the blog. Before making your final decision, talk with our experienced and trusted ...

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Can You Benefit From a Tooth Extraction?

February 4, 2023

In a perfect world, your natural teeth would last a lifetime. Unfortunately, our world isn’t perfect, and tooth loss happens. Sometimes tooth loss occurs because of a car accident or sports injury, but other times a necessary tooth extraction is the cause. Dentists typically recommend extractions as a last resort to help patients avoid additional health issues. You may benefit from a tooth extraction if you have any of the following oral health problems ...

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Holiday Dental Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

December 15, 2022

One gift that’s in short supply during holiday vacations is relaxation. Instead, it’s go-go-go and ho-ho-ho! Travel. Shopping. Parties. More parties. Healthy habits often take a backseat, and dental health? Well, it’s buried under the luggage in the trunk. You’ve invested some of your precious holiday time in reading this article, so think about how you can implement these pro-tips into your busy schedule. If you keep your teeth as white ...

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How to Take Care of Teeth as Weather Gets Colder

November 11, 2022

As the seasons change, we also change. We change our wardrobes for warmer garb. We change our diets for heartier, more filling foods. We even change our tires to navigate icy roads better. So, why not change the way we take care of our teeth as the weather gets chillier? Making cold-weather improvements to your oral care can help you keep your teeth and gums healthy all year round. From brushing habits to diet changes ...

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National Dental Hygiene Month

October 9, 2022

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Let’s talk about the amazing world of dental hygiene and our awesome dental hygienists. Dental hygienists assist the dentist with performing dental cleanings and other preventative care such as dental sealants and fluoride treatment. They are an essential part of every dental practice and celebrating Dental Hygiene Month means celebrating them too. How important is dental hygiene? Much like personal hygiene, dental hygiene focuses on your oral health ...

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8 Good Toothbrushing Habits

May 9, 2022

Did you know that your smile is one of the first things other people notice about you? Healthy, beautiful teeth are essential to making a good first impression. And while there are many ways to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile, it’s important to start with the basics of oral health care–brushing your teeth. Your toothbrushing habits can make or break your smile. We all know we are supposed to brush our teeth every ...

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Dental Assistant Recognition Week

March 8, 2022

Dental Assistants Recognition Week™ (also known as DARW) is held the first full week in March (this year, it's March 6-12), and we want to take this opportunity to give our hard-working dental assistants the recognition they deserve! Our dental assistants are crucial to the success of our practice. They perform multiple functions, and we couldn't provide the level of patient care we do without them. One of the dental assistant's most ...

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Why Do I Have White Spots on My Teeth?

February 11, 2022

Everyone wants white teeth, but not so much when that color appears in spots or blotches. Technically known as white lesions, white spots can develop on your teeth due a range of factors from diet to ingesting fluoride as a child. Common causes include: Fluorosis – Though fluoride is essential for strengthening teeth and preventing decay, too much fluoride in developing teeth can lead to low amounts of calcification, which causes spots of softer enamel and ...

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5 Tips to Protect Your Teeth During the Holidays

December 7, 2021

There’s nothing like an unexpected trip to the dentist to derail the most wonderful time of the year. To ensure your teeth stay healthy through the holidays and beyond, follow these tips: 1. Teeth aren’t present-openers or nutcrackers This sounds like a no-brainer, but when an impatient child hands you a toy double sealed in Teflon-strength packaging, your instinct might be to do whatever you can to rip it open. Do yourself a ...

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