A Dental Abscess Can Pose a Serious Threat to Oral Health

Your teeth extend deep into the socket structure of your gums. When untreated tooth decay penetrates the root of a tooth, the bacterial presence can invade deep into the gum structure. In time a serious infection can develop, including a pocket of infected tissues known as a dental abscess. Common symptoms of a problem like… Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth: The Facts

Have you ever heard that there are a few things you should consider trying if you’d like to keep your pearly whites strong and healthy? Would you be surprised to learn that brushing and flossing your pearly whites consistently will help you prevent gum disease and tooth decay? Other dental issues, including dry mouth, might… Read more »

A Small Chip on a Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired with a Filling

Using your teeth as tools or nibbling on pencils and pens can potentially chip one of your teeth. This is even more likely to be an issue if you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard. Even if the chip doesn’t cause discomfort, you should still consider having it repaired… Read more »

How Do Gum and Mints Help Your Bad Breath?

You may already know that having bad breath can be annoying and embarrassing. Still, would you be surprised to learn that bad breath could actually indicate a more serious problem? However, have you ever wondered if mouthwashes or chewing gums could help you improve your breath? However, please remember that these options won’t offer the… Read more »

An Untreated Toothache Might Require a Total Dental Extraction

Untreated tooth decay poses an ever-increasing threat to your oral health and it can even pose a threat to your general health. As it compromises more and more of the tooth, the bacterial presence can gradually start to affect the root and even cause an infection in the socket. Many people with a tooth in… Read more »

There Are Different Methods for Improving Your Smile’s Appearance

Here at , Dr. and our staff understand just how important your smile’s appearance is for your self-esteem and social life success. When your teeth are affected by cosmetic imperfections, Dr. works quickly to help you find the most successful method to enhance your smile. A smile afflicted by deep stains and yellow-shaded tooth enamel… Read more »

Dental Implant: The Restoration that Can Replace a Lost Tooth’s Presence in Your Mouth

There are several dental restorations that might be called for to replace the presence of a missing tooth. The one Dr. recommends will be based on the tooth’s location and the particular details of your mouth. One of the most common and effective dental restorations is using a dental implant. This is a two-part restoration… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Always Requires Professional Attention

The dental bridge that was designed and installed in your mouth was secured onto the healthy dentin abutments with a very potent dental-grade adhesive. Yet there are still times when an oral trauma or chronic gum disease can weaken this powerful bond. If any part of your bridge feels loose, you should not delay in… Read more »

Tooth Loss Resulting from Chronic Gum Disease Can Often Be Remedied by Dentures

The severe form of gum disease known as periodontitis can afflict your mouth in several different ways. As time goes by, it can even cause your gums to recede from the base of your teeth, allowing the infection to form near the roots. This could lead to eventual tooth loss or a significant reduction in… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Is Not Effective for Long-Term Treatment

Feeling pain or heightened sensitivity when you consume cold, hot, sweet, or acidic things can be quite disconcerting. Beyond the limitations to your food and beverage choices, tooth sensitivity can also make life a bit difficult. To help develop an effective treatment plan, Dr. and the dental specialists at advocate investigating the cause of tooth… Read more »