How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original… Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

What To Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When you have newborn babies, one of the last things you probably think about is whether or not they’ll have problems with their dental health. Without teeth, though, how is it possible for tooth decay to occur? Well, one of the ways it happens is through what’s known as baby bottle tooth decay. Today, we’re… Read more »

Does Your Braces Appliance Need Repair?

Among the many options for orthodontic treatment, we offer traditional braces that are placed along the teeth to improve the structure of your tooth alignment over time. There are many components to braces, including bands, wires, spacers and brackets, that allow the appliances to create tension in the periodontal connective tissues and shift your teeth…. Read more »

Show off Your Springtime Smile With a Teeth Whitening Treatment

Are you familiar with the benefits associated with teeth whitening treatments? Teeth whitening treatments are designed to drastically improve the look of your smile by eradicating deep stains and discolorations and help to whiten your teeth. In some instances, it may be possible to whiten your teeth beyond anything that nature could have provided. However,… Read more »

Special Care Is Required After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted

The four wisdom teeth lurking in the back of your child’s gums are essentially vestigial third molars that serve little purpose in the mouth of modern humans. Late in their adolescent years, these teeth can attempt to erupt through the periodontal tissues causing soreness and discomfort. Some individuals lack the available space in the back… Read more »