Oral Health ABCs: Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that taking care of your teeth and gums while you're sick is extremely important? Although you may find yourself struggling with effective oral health care while you are sick, it is important to do what you can to prevent further damage to your teeth and gums. If you're using any form of cough drops or other lozenges... read more »

Dental Erosion Prevention Begins with Your Diet

Dental erosion is an oral health disorder usually characterized by the destruction of the tooth enamel by harmful acids in your mouth. Although brushing and flossing your teeth daily are effective methods for keeping your mouth clean, the foods and drinks you consume can cause dental erosion long before cleaning treatments can be given, and can theoretically lead to pulp... read more »

Repairing Cavities to Restore Your Smile

Regular dental checkups are the best defense against cavities, especially when combined with good daily oral care—brushing your pearly whites at least twice every day, and flossing at least once daily. Dental checkups every six months allow us to check for tooth decay, gum disease, and old fillings to make sure they are not cracked or leaking and causing further... read more »

Tooth Sensitivity and Your Teeth

If you have tooth sensitivity you may have exposed dentin. What is dentin? It is the layer under the tooth’s enamel with microscopic tubules filled with nerve endings. Your tooth enamel protects the dentin in the crown, and your cementum protects the dentin that reaches beneath the crown to the roots. If you have sensitive teeth, you might have the... read more »