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 »

Are You Ready for Oral Cancer Awareness Month?

With April around the corner, are you ready for oral cancer awareness month? April is designated oral cancer awareness month, where the dental community unites to create public awareness of oral cancer and pharyngeal cancer. This is an increasingly important program, as the cure rates for this type of cancer are typically low, killing 8,000 people every year. In the... 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 »