Dental Bridges 101

Are some of your teeth missing? Are you looking for ways to make your smile whole once more? If so, a dental bridge may be a restoration for you to consider. A dental bridge can be a permanent prosthetic device if it is properly maintained. If you have missing teeth,... Read more »

Dental Implants: Bringing Smiles Back

Do you have one or more missing teeth? Have you tried dentures or dental bridges and they just aren’t comfortable for you? If so, you might want to consider getting a dental implant to restore your smile. A dental implant is a metal post or frame that is surgically installed... Read more »

Protecting Your Teeth with Dental Sealants

Do you find your back molars to be difficult to clean? Are the grooves in your molars perfect for food to get caught in? Does plaque seem to be taking up residence despite your diligent brushing efforts? If you answered any of these questions in the affirmative, you are not... Read more »

Oral Health Support: Chewing Gum

Are you aware of the benefits to be had with chewing gum? Chewing gum is a highly effective tool for keeping your mouth clean at times when brushing is not easily available. Furthermore, chewing gum can even help stop oral health ailments that may arise in relation to hindrances in... Read more »

Oral Health Support: Dentures

If you are looking for a reliable tooth prosthetic to replace any missing teeth are you may have, visit your dentist to learn about your options. One highly recommended option that can be beneficial for your smile is through the use of dentures. Dentures can be crafted for as little... Read more »

A Visit From Our Tooth Fairy

Our tooth fairy had the chance to visit a local preschool.  She taught them all about their teeth and how to keep them bright and healthy.   Here are a few tips she shared. Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste. About the size of a little green pea... Read more »

Dry Mouth and the Benefits of Saliva

Xerostomia is the dental terminology for what is also called dry mouth—a lack of saliva production in the mouth. Normally, a typical adult will create around 3 pints of saliva every day, and it plays an integral part in your whole body’s health. The enzymes in your saliva aid in... Read more »

Whiten Your Smile With These Three Options

There are three different teeth whitening options in the world today, and our dentist, Dr. Beck, would be happy to tell you all about them so you can select the right whitening treatment for you and your smile. The three options available include: -Whitening toothpaste: Whitening toothpaste has special whitening... Read more »

Treating Teething Gums

Teething isn’t fun, for the baby or for their parents. The eruption of chompers from the jaw through the gumline can hurt, so your baby will probably be crying a lot to make you aware something’s going on. Because we want you to be able to get through this period... Read more »

How Long Does Root Canal Treatment Last?

If you’ve received a dental filling, you understand how aggravating a cavity can be. With the assistance of root canal fillings, your tooth can be relieved. Fortunately, that relief can be permanent with appropriate care: a filling can last for life when you practice great dental hygiene habits. Here are... Read more »