A Secret to Oral Health Success: Dental Sealants

If you are looking for a highly effective form of tooth restoration treatment to protect a child's teeth, look no further than dental sealants. Dental sealants are designed to be placed across teeth as a thin coating to ensure the chewing surfaces will not continue to be suffering from dental... Read more »

If You Are Unhappy with Your Smile’s Appearance, You Should Consult with a Dentist

Cosmetic imperfections like discolored tooth enamel and chronic dental stains that appear on the teeth in your smile can hamper your self-image. This can prove to be socially embarrassing and could leave you wanting to explore the tooth whitening products available at the retail level. Should you find yourself in... Read more »

End of the Year Discussions about Endodontics and Root Canals

Have you suffered an oral accident or injury that has left you with an impaired smile? If your tooth enamel has been breached, it is likely that damage to your pulp has occurred. If this is the case, you will require an endodontic treatment to potentially save the tooth. Endodontics... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Bridge Needs to Be Treated by an Experienced Dentist

Dental bridges are often used to replace a tooth that has been lost to an untreated cavity or dental fracture. They are created from durable dental materials that rival the structural integrity of natural tooth enamel. However, there are still some things that can chip or potentially fracture a dental... Read more »

Flossing Benefits for You and Your Smile

Sometimes flossing seems like a tedious task you would rather not do, correct? Unfortunately, you’re not alone with many other people skipping their flossing routines because they would much rather stick to brushing. This can be extremely dangerous for the smile and your oral health, especially because flossing is so... Read more »

Caring For Your Dentures

If you have never worn dentures before, you may be tempted to think that just because they are not your natural teeth, the days of brushing your teeth are over. Actually nothing could be further from the truth. Food debris, plaque and bacteria can still build up on your dentures,... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Smile

Taking care of your body is extremely important--and this includes taking care of your smile. Here are some simple things to remember as you care for your teeth and gums. Brush: Brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day. Brush with gentle pressure, with a small amount of fluoride... Read more »

9 Ways to Tell if You Have Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, a disease where you press your jaw together too tightly during sleep, causing your teeth to grind, can result in headaches, damaged teeth and jaw disorders, and it often leads to other sleep problems like sleep apnea and snoring. However, self-diagnosing sleep bruxism can be hard – recognizing... Read more »

How Can Dental Bonding Help My Smile?

Dental bonding is the treatment Dr. Alex S. Abernathy uses to attach materials directly to a tooth to improve the color or shape. The tooth enamel is fused with the bonding material, which may be porcelain or resin, to create a strong restoration that feels like your original tooth. When... Read more »

Take Charge of Your Oral Health Care with Good Hygiene

Good oral health care consists of many factors. You can enhance and protect your smile with proper oral hygiene. For more information about oral health care, see below: - Be sure to keep an appointments for checkups and cleanings you have scheduled with your dentist. - It is essential to... Read more »