Restorative Treatment Can Repair Advanced Tooth Decay

Many patients don’t seek treatment for a cavity until they experience severe symptoms that require invasive dental treatment to repair. While conservative dental care such as a dental filling is often sufficient for the early stages of a cavity, when tooth decay goes untreated for too long, it may require one of the following options… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Enamel Erosion Treatments

One of the common ailments that can arise in regard to an individual’s oral health care is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion has numerous causes which can slowly deteriorate your smile. This is because harmful acids will eat through your tooth enamel and leave you susceptible to cavities and eventual tooth loss. In order to keep… Read more »

Stop Cavities With a Dental Checkup

A common sign of cavities is a dental pain, a result of the tooth decay invading the tooth enamel. If you aren’t visiting your dentist regularly for dental checkups, your cavities may go undetected until they reach below the tooth enamel and affect the network of tiny nerve endings within the tooth. We encourage you… Read more »

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 »

Making Dental Sealants Part of Your Child’s Daily Oral Care

If our dentist determines that your child’s dental health would benefit from receiving dental sealants, we can paint these thin, protective coatings onto the biting surfaces of your child’s back teeth to so that the durable plastic resin can prevent bacteria from your food particles and plaque from creating tooth decay. While dental sealants are… 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 »