Why Are My Gums Receding?

Do your teeth look longer than they used to? Do you experience sensitivity when you eat ice cream or drink coffee? These are signs that you may have receding gums. Gum recession is a common oral health condition. It occurs when the soft tissues that support your teeth recess or lower down from their proper […]

Improving Your Smile Shouldn’t Be Stressful

Cosmetic dentistry can involve a wide range of treatments, from simple tooth-colored bonding to fix a stubborn stain to a full smile makeover with porcelain veneers or dental implants. Unfortunately, there are many adults who avoid cosmetic dentistry because they think it would be stressful. Regardless of whether you are afraid of the time commitment, […]

Could Dental Implants Solve Your Denture Woes?

Traditional dentures have come a long way in past decades. Now, they look more realistic as well as fit more comfortably than ever before. However, despite the updated designs, removable dentures continue to have some setbacks. It is common for denture wearers to suffer from ill-fitting dentures or need more frequent relines than they had […]

Your Teeth Grinding Habit: What’s at Stake?

Your smile is more powerful than you may think. Not only are your teeth made of the hardest substance in your entire body, but the human bite is remarkable strong. In fact, when all the jaw muscles work together to close the teeth, they exhibit a force as much as 55 pounds on the incisor […]

Warning Signs of Oral Cancer: Not All as Obvious as You Expect

Knowing the warning signs of anything bad can help you in the long run. You have a gas gauge on your automobile to warn you when you are getting low on gas. Your pants begin to become uncomfortably tight warning you when you have indulged in too many desserts. Your mouth also has warning signs […]

Should You Be Using Mouthwash?

One of the most common questions that dentists hear is, “Should I be using mouthwash?” It is an understandable question. Any trip to the grocery or drug store will leave you with plenty of mouthwash options, and it may make you question whether or not you need to add this to your dental routine. The […]

Cavity Prevention

Your teeth are one of your greatest assets. You need your teeth to eat and chew properly, to speak properly, to smile, and to uphold the structure of your facial features. Yet, with the absolute necessity of your teeth, many people still neglect them. Cavity prevention is one of the most important aspects of your […]

Save Your Smile- Stop Smoking!

There are a whole host of reasons why you should stop smoking: reduce your risk for cancer, live longer, improve how your breath smells. Yet, in case you need another incentive to stop smoking, it can save your smile! The moment you stop smoking, your oral health will immediately improve. Tobacco is a product that […]

Dental Plaque: Your Mouth’s Enemy

Enemy: (noun) an armed foe; something harmful. You do whatever is necessary to protect yourself and your loved ones from enemy forces, right? You lock your doors to keep unwanted people from entering your home and vehicles. When you are sick, you go to the doctor for medication that will fight against “enemy forces” that […]