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Taking Good Care of Your Dentures

For patients with missing teeth, dentures provide an alternative to bridges and oral surgery for dental implants. If you wear dentures, then there are a few important things to know about giving them ...
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Coping with a Dental Emergency

When a dental emergency occurs, there are certain steps to help you cope until you can visit your dentist. It is important to remain calm, whether you have a knocked-out tooth or severe tooth pain. ...
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Design Your Smile Makeover Today!

While dental cleanings and checkups can help keep your mouth healthy, these treatments may not give your teeth the appearance that you want. If you feel self-conscious about smiling and laughing, then ...
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Protect Your Oral Health by Resolving to Quit Smoking in the New Year

When it comes to keeping your mouth healthy, general dentistry appointments and dental cleanings are key. However, your dentist will tell that your lifestyle choices can influence your oral health. By ...
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How a Periodontist Can Improve Your Oral Health

During your dental cleaning, if your general dentistry practitioner notices any signs of gum health issues, he or she may refer you to a periodontist. Periodontics is an oral health specialty that ...
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Understanding Your Oral Microbiome

Did you know that no matter how much you brush your teeth, your mouth is filled with communities of bacteria? When not handled properly through good oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings, these ...
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Get the Facts About Oral Cancer Screenings

In addition to examining you for signs of tooth decay and gum disease, your dentist is also responsible for performing oral cancer screenings. Screenings are usually conducted at the same time as ...
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Spotlight on Dental Pulp Damage

Practicing good oral hygiene and seeing a dentist for dental cleanings and exams make up a smart and effective oral health care routine. This is because taking these steps helps prevent decay and ...
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Does Carbonated Water Harm Your Teeth?

Carbonated water has become an increasingly popular alternative to soda for people who are concerned about their oral health, but does it really make dental cleanings and check-ups any better? Watch ...
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TMJ Explained

Some problems seen in general dentistry have to do with the jaw joint. If you’re experiencing jaw pain and have questions about temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, then watch this video to ...
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Signs and Risk Factors of Oral Cancer

You probably realize that your dentist checks the health of your teeth and gums when you see her for a general dentistry checkup. However, did you know that your dentist is also looking for signs of ...
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Spotlight on Tooth Colored Fillings

Cavities are one of the most common problems treated in general dentistry. When you have a cavity treated, your dentist removes the decayed tooth material and then applies a filling to restore the ...
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Reasons to Choose Professional Teeth Whitening

Brushing your teeth twice per day and seeing your dentist every 6 months for dental cleanings are excellent ways of preventing teeth staining. However, taking these steps isn’t always enough to ...
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The Answers to Your Questions About Dental Veneers

When it comes to general dentistry, patients often wonder what they can do to have a more beautiful smile. If you’re looking for ways to feel more confident about the appearance of your teeth, ...
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Periodontal Disease and Diabetes: Exploring the Link

When you visit your general dentistry office for dental cleanings and checkups, your dentist emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing to help keep not only your teeth healthy but your gums ...
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Protecting Your Oral Health with Dental Appliances

Practicing good oral hygiene and visiting your general dentistry office for dental cleanings and checkups are all important for caring for your teeth and gums. However, there are additional measures ...
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How Fluoride Strengthens Your Enamel

When was the last time you saw your general dentistry provider for a dental cleaning and exam? If it’s been more than 6 months, then you are due for your next visit. Regular dentist appointments ...
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Common Oral Health Problems of Smokers

When you visit your general dentistry office for a checkup and cleaning, your dentist will probably ask you whether you smoke because this habit can have a significant impact on the health of your ...
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Should You Use a Manual or Electric Toothbrush?

In order to care for your teeth between dental cleanings, it is of the utmost importance that you brush and floss daily. To get the best results from your daily brushing, you will want to choose a ...
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What Are the Dangers of an Abscessed Tooth?

A tooth abscess is defined as any kind of infection that occurs in the gums or tooth. In this video, you will learn about why an abscessed tooth is so dangerous to your smile. When you develop a tooth ...
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A Quick Look at Periodontal Disease

When you see your general dentistry provider for a dental cleaning and checkup, your dentist takes a close look at your gums to ensure that they are in good health. If he notices that your gums are ...
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Questions to Ask Your Periodontist About Your Gum Disease

If you have recently been diagnosed with gum disease, your dentist may have referred you to a periodontist. Unlike your family dentist, who specializes in general dentistry services, your periodontist ...
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What Are the Health Consequences of Untreated Periodontal Disease?

When you visit your dentist for check-ups and dental cleanings, did you know that he examines more than just your teeth? Your gums play a critical role in your oral health, and if periodontal disease ...
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Choosing the Right Teeth Whitening Method

Discolored teeth can have a serious impact on the beauty of your smile. When you start to notice that your teeth are yellowing or otherwise discolored, it may be time to schedule an appointment at ...
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The Impact of Sparkling Water on Your Teeth

Regularly visiting a general dentistry office for check-ups and dental cleanings is an essential part of keeping your mouth healthy. However, it’s important to realize that making healthy ...
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