Symptoms to Watch for if You Suspect a Filling Is Going Bad

Fillings are meant to repair small to medium-sized tooth decay to restore the full function of the tooth for a long period of time. At the same time, fillings rarely last forever. Large and old fillings are prone to failure simply due to the sheer surface area and constant pressure from oral bacteria. While there… Read more »

The Many Uses of BOTOX®

You probably know that BOTOX® has been used for years to reduce the appearance of wrinkles around the face and eyes. And it really is an effective, easy way to rejuvenate your appearance. But what you might not know is that BOTOX can be used to help treat a variety of noncosmetic issues as well…. Read more »

A CEREC Machine Helps You Meet Your Patient’s Short Term Needs

The acronym CEREC stands for a Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramic machine. This state of the art technology is designed to allow dentist all over the world to save you money, reduce costs and improve their patient satisfaction. A CEREC machine allows you to form porcelain tooth restoration dental work, like dental veneers, and… Read more »

Night Guards Help with Teeth Grinding

Bruxism, or night-time teeth grinding is a fairly common occurrence today. And if you have been experiencing tooth problems due to night-time teeth grinding, you may be wondering why it is happening. The Bruxism Association says that nearly 70% of teeth grinding while you sleep stems from stress or anxiety. Other contributing factors include sleep… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Smile in Tip-Top Shape

Whether you believe it or not, a lot of terrible things can happen to your child’s smile, which is why it’s important for you as the parent to take good care of their teeth and gums. To help you keep your child’s oral health in tip-top shape, our team recommends doing the following things on… Read more »

A CEREC Machine Saves Money, Reduces Costs and Improves Patient Satisfaction

Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramic or CEREC machine is a state of the art technology that will, in the long term, save you money, reduce costs and improve your patient satisfaction. The CEREC machine allows you to form porcelain tooth restoration dental work, like dental veneers, and crowns in your own office. The dental… Read more »

How to Care for a Broken Dental Crown

Even though dental crowns are strong, reliable, and successful dental restorations, they can still break or fall out of your mouth because of an oral injury, an accident, or even something as simple as chewing. When this happens, there is no need to panic. Our team is happy to tell you what you need to… Read more »

How a Root Canal Can Help Your Smile

Something is not right in your mouth. A severe toothache has developed, and the pain becomes worse when you bite down. Maybe a tooth has sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures. You may have noticed swelling and tenderness in the gums or a tooth that is discolored. Maybe you have a persistent pimple on the… Read more »

Dental Emergencies: First Response

Even if you are taking care to practice proper dental hygiene and to attend your six month dental checkups, accidents can happen. In the case of a dental emergency, visit our office as soon as possible. Dental emergencies can be corrected if the issue is addressed quickly. It is important to know to handle the… Read more »

A Toothache is a Warning Sign of a Serious Problem

A pain or ache in a single tooth or pain deep in your gums is often a serious warning sign of a serious problem. If there is no direct trauma, such as a fall or blow to the face that caused the pain, it is likely a sign of infection or tooth decay. In many… Read more »