Monthly Archives: June 2016

Is A Dental Implant Right for You?

If you haven’t had to deal with tooth loss, you may be unfamiliar with dental implants. A dental implant takes the place of a missing tooth, to keep other teeth in alignment, and maintain an attractive smile. Implants can also be used to anchor a bridge or denture. An implant post is placed in the jawbone, and… Read more »

2 Reasons It’s Difficult To Close Your Mouth

Are you finding that you’re having trouble closing your mouth all the way or that it’s not comfortable when you do? It’s important that you realize something: A healthy smile is one in which you should be able to fit your teeth together as you close your mouth without experiencing a challenge or discomfort. If this… Read more »

What To Do About Cravings

Are you craving something you usually avoid to protect your oral health – but you just don’t think you can go without it? No worries. Keeping yourself away completely from things you love is not always going to work. It’s also not necessarily what we suggest you do. Dying for a nice glass of red… Read more »

Have a Dental Emergency? We Can Help!

Good hygiene and dental prevention are essential elements of a strong and healthy smile. In the face of a dental emergency, however, prevention is only obvious in hindsight. With a little preparation and a few dental emergency tips from your dentist, you can face your situation with confidence and increase your chances of preserving your… Read more »

3 Reasons To Ask Us Questions

You may wonder if it’s appropriate to bring up your questions during dental checkups (or if maybe you need to schedule a visit just to ask questions about something in particular). The answer is: Your checkup is a perfect time to ask your questions! You don’t need a special appointment just to bring up an inquiry. However, we… Read more »

Much Ado About Mamelons

Have you ever heard the term “mamelon” before? If not, you might have very little idea what we’re talking about. Fortunately, this is quite easy to understand: A mamelon is one of a set of little bumps present on the edge of your front permanent teeth when they erupt through your gums in childhood. Think… Read more »

Quiz: Daily Dental Care

Do you know whether you’re doing everything correctly when it comes to your daily dental care? Are you keeping your smile in excellent shape by brushing and flossing the right amount of times, spending enough time at the bathroom sink completing your dental hygiene, and using the right products? Or, are you somewhat unsure about… Read more »

Quiz: Familiar With TMJ Disorder Symptoms?

How familiar would you say you have become with TMJ disorder symptoms? Perhaps you have been doing some light (or very heavy) reading up on this functional disorder because you’ve noticed some changes with your oral health. Or, maybe we have recently diagnosed with you with TMD and you’re on the road toward receiving treatment. In… Read more »

A Tidy Bathroom For A Healthy Smile

Do you ever open your medicine cabinet and cringe because there’s so much … stuff … in there? Things that you don’t even remember buying and that haven’t been used in several years? Perhaps you occasionally forget which toothbrush is yours and which is your spouse’s, so you either guess or have to leave the… Read more »