The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Dentures

Oral accidents and injuries do tend to occur around the holiday season. If you happen to suffer any oral accidents or injuries, or if an oral health condition becomes known, a tooth extraction may be required, and a future tooth replacement will be needed. If you require a tooth replacement, consider the benefits of detachable… Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth with Dental Damage Prevention

  If you wish for your oral health to thrive on a day-to-day basis, you should look at all aspects of it. This includes analyzing not only oral health care, oral appliances to use, oral health care treatments and restorations you receive but also risk prevention factors to keep your smile safe on a daily… Read more »

Your New Dental Crown Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

The dental crown installed in your mouth is intended to fully restore your normal oral function. The dental work was created from special dental materials that will not be susceptible to demineralization and tooth decay. Yet your new dental crown will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene practices. If hardened tartar… Read more »

You Should Not Ignore Symptoms of a Newly Developing Cavity

Ideally, your daily oral hygiene routine and your regular dental checkups with our dentists, Dr. Samuel S. Henry, Dr. Brett McCown, and Dr. Jacob Johnson should be sufficient for preventing a cavity from developing on your teeth. Unfortunately, there are still times when trapped bacterial deposits and plaque acids still manage to demineralize an area… Read more »

Parts of the Teeth

Were you aware that chompers contain two basic parts: the crown and the underlying root? The crowns of chompers help you to grind food for digestion, and the roots place the teeth firmly in position in your mouth. Every tooth in your mouth is built of several different layers of dental tissue, including enamel, dentin… Read more »

The Different Types of Anesthesia that Can Make Your Treatment More Comfortable

If you ever feel nervous in the dental chair, our dental team has some good news for you. We don’t want to hurt you or make you scared. In fact, we want to help you have a positive and comfortable appointment. This is why we do everything we can to make that possible. One of… Read more »

Why You Should Utilize Your End of Year Dental Benefits Before the New Year

If your dental health insurance starts over in January, now is the time to utilize your benefits. Our Tier One Dental team in , is happy to help you get the preventative oral care you need, including dental cleanings and exams. This works in your favor, as preventative care improves your oral health while being good… Read more »

How Do You Know if You Have Bruxism?

Have you ever heard of bruxism? It’s a disorder that can occur in otherwise very healthy mouths, consisting of the involuntary grinding or gnashing your teeth, often while sleeping. Because the actual grinding often occurs unconsciously, it can be difficult to catch. But there are some tell-tale signs. If you suspect you may have bruxism,… Read more »

Dental Fillings and You

Do you have a cavity? You’ll probably need a dental filling. has got you covered! At our office, we provide two kinds of fillings: composite fillings and amalgram fillings. Composite fillings are made from a combination of materials such as resin, ceramic, and plastic. These fillings are shaded to match your natural tooth enamel. They… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with CEREC® Dental Crowns Care

Are you aware that CEREC® dental crowns can be crafted and designed to cover and fully conceal damaged or broken teeth and protect your teeth from future damage? CEREC dental crowns can give you a gorgeous smile. The best smiles are possible with CEREC care. Facts about CEREC include: – To meet your individual requirements,… Read more »