Dentistry 101: Your Tongue

When you think about your dental hygiene, do you just think about your teeth? If so, you may not be the only one. But truth be told, dental hygiene and health can encompass each and every part of your mouth. Today, we would like to help you get a better... Read more »

Got Gum Recession? Here’s Why

Gum recession is a dental issue that involves your gums moving away from the base of your teeth. When this happens, it exposes the tooth roots, makes the teeth look longer and even causes tooth sensitivity. This can affect the health, strength and appearance of your smile. Unfortunately, there are... Read more »

The Oral Health Connection to Diabetes

Diabetes is a severe condition that can affect your life. In fact, diabetes can increase your risk of other harmful conditions such as gum disease. Keeping your smile healthy is essential, and in doing so, you could be helping protect your smile from other conditions like diabetes. Our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

Oral Health Damage Control: Composite Dental Fillings

If you would like to enhance your smile with a tooth restoration that will not alter the look of your smile, consider a tooth-colored restoration such as a composite dental filling. If you are suffering from cavities and need to have them treated, a composite filling can be placed to... Read more »

How to Keep a Dental Bridge in Tip-Top Shape

Your dental bridge restoration is just like your natural teeth. This means you need to clean and care for it regularly to keep it in tip-top shape. If you clean and care for your dental bridge, there is a better chance it can restore your smile and oral health for... Read more »

Dental Veneers Are Often an Effective Cosmetic Dentistry Solution

Cosmetic dentistry is a specialization, outside of orthodontics, that focuses primarily on improving the appearance of an individual’s smile. While this is sometimes related to the appearance of the gums most cosmetic dental applications involve making alterations to the appearance of the front teeth. If a smile has been adversely... Read more »

Use These Products to Battle Gum Disease

Once upon a time, a prince named Charming went to wake up his love with a kiss, but his smelly breath woke her up first. There are numerous reasons for stinky breath, and one of them is periodontal disease, a serious disorder affecting the chompers and gums. Periodontal disease is... Read more »

Halloween Oral Health: Smile Tips

As the holiday season kicks off with Halloween, be sure to exercise caution with the treats you consume to avoid damage to your smile. Avoid candies and sweets that can easily damage your teeth, including those with high amounts of sugar, which can contribute to tooth decay. Listed below are... Read more »

When’s the Best Time for a Dental Exam and Cleaning?

With the amazing strides dentistry has taken in the past 50 years with dental care, treatments, and procedures, you almost wouldn’t believe that oral healthcare used to be simply aftercare. This consisted of doctors, not even official dentists, who would tend to dental care after issues had arrived. Lack of... Read more »

How to Help an Injured Tongue

Tongue injuries are common, especially because the tongue sits next to strong oral bones—the teeth. Unfortunately, there are many things that can cause a tongue injury, like eating, talking, and playing sports and high-contact activities without a mouthguard. So, if you have suffered a tongue injury, our dentist, Dr. Paul... Read more »