Category: Family Dentistry

What Can Do To Stay Cavity-Free?

Multiple factors can cause a cavity to form, leading to discomfort and eventually, a greater risk of infection or abscess. However, you can take steps to reduce your risk of developing them. What can you do to stay cavity-free? What happens if your tooth remains untreated?

What Can Happen If You Fail To Floss

Taking the time to carefully and thoroughly brush your teeth is vital to the ongoing health of your smile. That being said, your oral care responsibilities should consist of more than just brushing. At least once a day, you should be flossing. Even the most dedicated brushing can leave the areas between your teeth insufficiently… Read more »

Saving Your Smile From A Serious Dental Concern

Minor dental issues can be addressed through proper restorative dental work. For instance, when your dentist spots a cavity during a routine dental exam, they can have it taken care of, and they can provide you with a discreet dental filling. Unfortunately, our smiles are vulnerable to more serious issues, which can call for more… Read more »

Make Sure You Have Routine Dental Exams Scheduled For 2018

How can you make sure your smile stays in good condition over the next year? One important step – and one that too many people fail to take – is to set up routine dental exams. Unless your circumstances dictate a different approach, you should plan to see your dentist two times a year. At… Read more »

Responding To Problems Created By TMJ Dysfunction

Patients with a range of different jaw problems may be experiencing issues related to TMJ dysfunction, often referred to simply as TMJ. These problems can form for different reasons, and manifest through different symptoms. Generally speaking, if you are experiencing pains in your face, neck, and head – particularly when you bite and chew food… Read more »

Removing Stubborn Tartar From Your Smile

Removing tartar is not something you can do with brushing flossing alone. That is not meant to imply that these actions are not helping your smile – a routine based around these actions is vital to keeping your mouth healthy. Unfortunately, when tartar is allowed to form, it will be too stubborn to remove through… Read more »

Sleeping Troubles Your Dentist Can Address

Your dentist won’t be able to help you if you find yourself tossing and turning because you decided to have a cup of coffee too late in the day. However, If you have been struggling with a snoring problem, or experiencing discomfort because of bruxism, your dentist can be just the right person to meet… Read more »

Appearance-Friendly Cavity Restorations Preserve Your Smile

Even small cavities are capable of damaging your tooth enough to make a permanent restoration necessary. After removing an area of decay, your dentist will place a dental filling, or a dental crown, depending on the amount of support deemed necessary. In both cases, you can count on receiving a restoration that keeps your smile… Read more »

The Important Care You Receive During Regular Dental Exams

Keeping your smile healthy means more than just brushing your teeth (though that is certainly important). Your responsibilities should also include making smart diet choices, and flossing regularly. Of course, these are just the steps you take when it comes to daily care. To fully protect your oral health, make sure you combine smart daily… Read more »

Better Care For Anxious Patients With Dental Sedation

Patients who suffer from dental anxiety can face frustrating obstacles that keep them from the oral care they need. After all, it can be difficult to work up the nerve to make the trip to your dentist’s office when you feel uneasy in their chair. Luckily, help is available through dental sedation. What dental sedation… Read more »