Category Archives: dental care

  1. Two Forms of Gum Disease: Does it Affect You?

    You may be surprised to know what problem greatly affects the oral health of many Americans. Would you be surprised to learn that tooth decay is not the number one dental issue that affects most American adults? The answer is gum disease. In fact, there is a chance that you are suffering from the effects of gum disease at this very moment and are not aware that the underlying problem is there due to its silent nature. Gum disease is a serious gum infection, accompanied by inflammation, caused by bacterial growth along the gumline and around the base of the tooth. 

  2. Dental Bonding: A Simple Repair Solution

    Dental enamel is the strongest substance in the human body, but just like anything else, even the strongest substance can be in need of repair. A tooth can chip or crack when you least expect it, even from chewing on a pen, ice cube, or piece of hard candy. It’s even more likely to happen if you are prone to tooth decay or suffer from abnormal amounts of acid or bruxism. Dental bonding is a simple cosmetic procedure using soft tooth-colored composite resin to repair a chipped, cracked, or broken tooth. It can also close gaps between teeth, or lengthen a small tooth.

  3. Have You Been Noticing Your Teeth Looking A Little Shorter Lately?

    Have you been noticing that your teeth have been looking a little shorter lately? Or maybe when you are drinking a steaming cup of joe or sipping on an ice-cold iced tea it is making your teeth feel a lingering sense of discomfort. It is possible that you are suffering from dental wear. Dental wear is a common condition that happens to approximately 97% of the population in one way, shape, or form. Continue reading to learn more about dental wear and how you can help restore your smile if you are one of the many sufferers.

  4. Changing Poor Oral Habits for the Upcoming New Year

    Now that November has arrived, the thoughts start to trickle in about ways to improve your life in the upcoming year. Those who choose New Year’s resolutions are resolving to do more of this or less of that. This is a perfect time to analyze your oral health and bad habits that can be causing harm to your teeth or costing you more money.