A Gap Between Teeth Might Be Minimized by Braces

As your child’s mouth continues to develop minor deviations can start to develop in their oral structure. This can sometimes cause a significant gap to develop between two or more teeth. This is also known as a diastema. Left unaddressed this condition could cause the gapped teeth to drift out of alignment leading to an… Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Gingivitis Prevention

If you notice any signs indicating issues and problems with your gums, it could be linked to underlying conditions such as gum tissue infection. If a gum tissue infection has occurred, it means you will be suffering from what is known as gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease. One of the earliest stages… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Cavity Prevention

Are you aware of the risks associated with cavities? Cavities arise where harmful acids in your mouth wear down your tooth enamel until holes form. If a hole has formed in your tooth enamel, it can leave the inner linings of a tooth susceptible to infections and decay. If the pulp of a tooth is… Read more »

How to Keep Your Dental Crown in Tip-Top Shape

If you have a dental crown, then you should do all you can to keep it strong and reliable. If you clean and care for it regularly, then there is a better chance that it will last many years. So, to help you keep your dental crown in tip-top shape, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Wu,… Read more »

Make Protecting Your Smile a Priority

Protecting your smile is an important part of your oral health, and our dentist and team would be happy to speak with you about receiving a custom sports mouth guard to protect your smile from an oral accident or injury during sporting activities. Mouth guards work to protect your teeth and gums from accidental damage,… Read more »

Why Mouthwash Can’t Replace Flossing

As dentistry and dental products continue to advance, you have more choices than ever when it comes to rinsing out your mouth. The dental market offers numerous types of mouthwashes, and in recent years, some have rinses have come to claim they can replace flossing. While there are many benefits of mouthwash, it can’t replace… Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Dental damage risk avoidance is essential for a healthy smile. Because tooth risks can occur at any point in time in your life and can destroy your smile in seconds, it is important to always be aware of any tooth hazards that may be present in your life and take the necessary steps to… Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Orthodontist Asks You to Floss When You Have Braces

Would you like to know why your orthodontist, Dr. Lawrence Wu, strongly encourages you to floss regularly throughout the day when you have braces? If so, you have come to the right blog. Flossing is very important if you want an effective orthodontic journey, and our orthodontic team is more than happy to tell you… Read more »

The Different Types of Malocclusion

Orthodontics is a special branch of dentistry whose focus is on correcting teeth and jaws that are not positioned properly. Misaligned teeth or bad bites are referred to as malocclusion. There are different types of malocclusion that can be corrected with orthodontic treatment. These include: – Underbite – The lower teeth sit in front of… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Large Cavity Needs Professional Dental Care

An inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine can leave plaque and bacterial deposits in your mouth. As time goes on, the chronic presence of plaque acids can demineralize an area of tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur in textured areas. Without professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Lawrence Wu, these dental caries… Read more »