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 »

Braces, Teeth, and Oral Health – Oh My!

Braces are a time-honored tradition of growing up. If you didn’t have to get braces in high school, you probably heard all about how lucky you were from your friends. The truth is, the folks who get braces are the lucky ones. They have a smile that the Tin Man and Scarecrow would give a… Read more »

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 »