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What is the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity?

Posted on Feb 28, 2018

For dentists, the question of tooth sensitivity is common amongst patients of all ages. The fact is, every patient is different, and every cause of tooth sensitivity is different. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by various factors, and many dentists have to rely on patient explanation regarding when and how the sensations manifest. Oftentimes,...

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What are the Most Common Teeth Injuries Amongst Athletes

Posted on Feb 21, 2018

For athletes, both amateur and professional, the chance of common teeth injuries is typical. In fact, every sport poses a risk for dental injury, but the more common teeth injuries are associated with the “contact sports”. Whatever the case, immediate assessment and management is key. Some of the most common teeth injuries With...

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How to Look Your Very Best on Valentine's Day

Posted on Feb 13, 2018

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity for some “pre-date” preparation. As one of the biggest date nights of the year, looking your best this Valentine’s Day can be a win-win. From skin-health, to treating your body right, to a whiter smile, the efforts are worthwhile. Regular...

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Understanding the Symptoms of Cavities & What to Do

Posted on Feb 06, 2018

A cavity begins as a damaged area on a tooth’s surface enamel. Once developed, the damage can vary in degree (and depth). Symptoms of cavities emerge at different stages of damage and are an obvious alert that something is wrong. Cavities are also referred to as dental caries, and can be caused by a wide range of factors, from poor diet, to...

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Bad Oral Health Habits Compromise the Teeth and Gums

Posted on Jan 30, 2018

Good oral health habits are simply about prevention. Bad oral health habits will eventually compromise both the teeth and the gums. Prevention begins by visiting the dentist on a regular basis (about every six months). This provides an opportunity to diagnose any potential problems early on. At the same time, bad oral health habits can be revealed,...

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Some Important Signs that you Need a Root Canal

Posted on Jan 09, 2018

A root canal is a dental procedure that attempts to preserve a tooth that is decayed or infected. Failing other treatment options, the nerve of the tooth and the pulp would be removed, and the finished restoration would return things to normal. You may be wondering if you need a root canal, based on various symptoms, and here, a professional...

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Family Dentist Near You Open on a Saturday

Posted on Dec 23, 2017

When you find yourself looking for a dentist near you open on a Saturday it might be due to a toothache, an injury, or some other dental emergency. Whatever the case, it’s sometimes hard to find a dentist who is open on the weekend. The bigger question is what to do and where to go. For a dentist near you open on a Saturday, the...

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You May Need a Dental Procedure that Requires Sedation

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

Many people avoid the dentist simply because of fear. It could be something residual from their childhood, or a bad experience from a previous dental procedure. But whatever the situation, avoiding the dentist could cause existing problems to worsen, and could result in irreversible damage. Today, when getting a dental procedure that requires...

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The Important Decision of Tooth Bridge or Implants

Posted on Dec 07, 2017

Deciding on a tooth bridge or implant is an important decision. The fact is, tooth replacement has come a long way in the past few decades, and results are impressive. For a patient, it’s important to understand the procedures before making a choice. Along with the dentist, it’s important to understand which treatment is best - tooth...

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Effects of Smoking On Your Teeth

Posted on Oct 27, 2017

You must have heard the warning that smoking is bad for your health. But did you know that the effects of smoking on your teeth could also be very severe? We are not just talking about bad breath. There is a multitude of problems tobacco products can cause when it comes to your oral health. Those include: lessened sense of taste and smell, stained...

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