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 »

A Loose Dental Crown Needs a Dentist’s Care

Dental crowns are typically cemented onto their anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive. This creates a strong bond that will endure years or chewing food. Yet there are times when complications from poor oral hygiene or dental trauma can weaken this connection. If your dental crown feels loose you should not delay in seeking… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Restore the Natural Strength of a Missing Tooth

When a tooth is lost to an untreated cavity, dental trauma, or required extraction, it can cause several complications. A dental implant can often be an effective method for replacing the missing tooth and restoring its full biting strength. Dr. can often start the restoration process in a single outpatient appointment. This involves a minor… Read more »

Fight Cavities with Lasers and Dental Fillings

Fight cavities with lasers and dental fillings. Laser dentistry has been in use for active dental procedures for over two decades and continues to be used for more treatments every year. Lasers have not yet been approved by the FDA, but it has been acknowledged to be highly effective with a multitude of dental procedures…. Read more »