We Are Open – Safety is Our Top Priority!
We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
Brushing and flossing your teeth every day is something that you’ve been told to do since you were a small child. Due to this, you may be wondering why you need to learn all about brushing your teeth. For many people, brushing and flossing are such a routine task that they fail to utilize proper techniques or give it a…Continue reading
If your smile makes you frown, then Invisalign aligner trays may provide you with the beautifully straight and even teeth that you want. As an added benefit, when you have straight, even teeth, you’ll have better oral hygiene because it’s difficult to reach all the crevices and crannies that occur when you have a malocclusion. Best of all, the Invisalign…Continue reading
Knowing the signs of sleep apnea can help you and your family to manage this serious condition more easily. Sleep apnea occurs when breathing stops briefly during sleep. The episodes of stopped breathing could last for 10 seconds or even longer. Sleep apnea is believed to affect as many as 22 million Americans and can have a real impact on…Continue reading
The New York Times recently reported that more dental patients are reporting jaw pain, migraines, and sensitive teeth since the coronavirus shutdown. Tooth fractures are also increasing due to the rising incidence of bruxism that’s thought to be caused by stress from the global shutdown. If you are concerned you might be grinding or clenching your teeth more often due…Continue reading
A healthy mouth can be one of the most important aspects of your physical health. Maintaining good oral hygiene habits means you’re more likely to have both top-notch oral health and physical health. Learning the most important aspects of good oral health will enable you to maintain healthy teeth and gums. This will contribute to your overall good health since…Continue reading
What Is a Dental Implant? Dental implants serve as replacement tooth roots that are surgically inserted into the jawbone. They’re used in conjunction with dental crowns, an implant-supported bridge, or partial or full dentures to fill the gaps caused by tooth loss. Once the implant fuses to the jaw, it provides a solid, long-lasting foundation for replacing one or more…Continue reading
What Is the Prevalence of Periodontal Disease? The initial stage of gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is known as gingivitis. This mild form of gum disease causes inflammation and swelling of the gum tissue and is characterized by puffy, red gums that bleed when you floss or brush. If not treated with regular professional cleanings and good oral health…Continue reading
Although dental emergencies happen in various ways, they all happen at the most inopportune times. Serious situations that involve potential tooth loss, nonstop bleeding, life-threatening infections and severe pain often require getting treatment from a dentist right away. In fact, it’s vital that you find emergency treatment soon if you have any of these problems. Dental offices understand that emergencies…Continue reading
Mouthwash or rinse is one of the most popular over the counter dental products offered – each with its own set of unique benefits. Some mouth rinses have purely breath freshening benefits offering little other benefit. However many others offer antiseptic qualities and kill germs within your mouth. It is also common for mouth rinses to contain fluoride, which strengthens…Continue reading
The quick answer is that in most cases, yes, you need dental x-rays. When you visit our office for a comprehensive dental exam, it is likely that your dentist will recommend both bitewing and a panoramic dental x-ray. Don’t worry though – dental x-rays are completed in a matter of minute and are completely painless. Dental x-rays are the most…Continue reading