Why Do Teeth Hurt After A Filling?

You’ve probably been there… You go in for your regularly scheduled dental appointment and suddenly the dentist comes in and tells you that you’ve got cavities! How is this possible? Your teeth feel just fine. They’re not sensitive and they’re not hurting. You don’t want them to get any worse though so you go ahead… Read more »

The 7 Step Plan to Avoid Cavities

Step #1: Evaluate what you are eating and drinking.  There are a lot of different factors that go into whether you develop cavities. These include your eating habits, brushing and flossing, genetics, and medications you are taking. Out of all of these, none is so important as your diet. If you starve the bacteria that… Read more »

How to Add More Fluoride to Your Smile

If you have tooth sensitivity, you may experience constant discomfort any time you try to enjoy a food or beverage that is cold, hot, sweet or acidic. This can be an ongoing problem since tooth sensitivity often results from weakened tooth enamel caused by poor oral hygiene practices or a high intake of acidic beverages…. Read more »

Accidents, And What To Do

Accidents happen sometimes, unfortunately. If an emergency situation does come up with regards to your oral health, a little education can go a long way to saving your smile. Let’s address some common oral emergencies and what to do for them. Biting Lips, Tongue, or Gums: While biting your lips, tongue, or gums is often… Read more »

Selecting Dental Floss? Here’s What to Look For

If you’re in the oral hygiene aisle at the store, then you’re probably staring at all the dental floss options wondering which product is right for you. Well, our , Dr. , is more than happy to help you. When choosing dental floss, your preference is all that matters. So: -If you’re interested in flossing… Read more »

What Characteristics Should I Look for in Mouthwash?

If you’re in the oral hygiene aisle at the store overwhelmed by the many mouthwash options, our , Dr. , is more than happy to help you. With tips, you will be able to select the mouthwash that is right for you and your smile. It’s encouraged to choose a mouthwash that has the following… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: Soft-Bristled Toothbrush vs Hard-Bristled Toothbrush

Do you have a hard time choosing between a soft-bristled toothbrush and a hard-bristled toothbrush? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our , Dr. , is happy to tell you all about these toothbrushes and how they affect you so you can choose the right tool for your teeth, gums, and smile…. Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Sleep Apnea Treatments

If you haven’t already done so, it is important to make sure you are limiting your risk for sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious sleeping disorder in which breathing patterns are interrupted or impaired while asleep. This can be caused by numerous factors and can lead to severe oral ailments and health issues including… Read more »

Denture Use and Care Instructions

Have you heard that the average age of false teeth is 16 years old? And have you heard that if you take care of your false teeth, it’s probable that they could last even longer than that? We hope that the following data on caring for false teeth can be useful for you Using false… Read more »

Why Daily Flossing Is Crucial to Your Health

If you routinely skip flossing your teeth for days or months on end, you can actually be causing more harm for your smile than if you were to go without brushing your teeth. The American Dental Association encourages daily flossing as an essential component of caring for dental health, and we agree with their efforts…. Read more »