Top Tips for Terrific Teeth

Have you ever wanted a dazzling smile but felt the only want to get it was with an entire smile makeover via artificial enhancements? Although many services such as dental veneers and Invisalign® can give you a fantastic smile that cannot be achieved by brushing and flossing alone, there are some ways to make your… Read more »

A Missing Tooth Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

When you lose a tooth to severe decay, damage or extraction, it can do more than impair your ability to bite and chew food. In time, the surrounding teeth can turn and migrate slightly toward the void. When this happens, it can cause chips and fractures in the corresponding teeth in your bite pattern. To… Read more »

Why Brushing Your Teeth Is Vital to a Healthy Smile

Brushing your teeth is vital to a healthy smile, and there are better ways to brush your pearly whites than you might be doing. Today, Dr. and our team in , , are pleased to share the following brushing tips to help you ensure a healthy smile. — Make sure the brush you use is… Read more »

A Crown Is Commonly Used to Repair a Tooth with a Large Cavity

When your daily oral hygiene routine fails to consistently remove residual food particles and plaque from your teeth, it encourages the bacteria in your mouth to attack the tooth enamel. When a large cavity forms, it can spread rather quickly. Without timely attention, the compromised tooth enamel might be too large for your dentist, Dr…. Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Extracted Before It Can Be Replaced by a Bridge

When the natural bacteria living in your mouth work to exploit your tooth enamel, they can form a quick-spreading cavity. Without timely treatment at , the decay can become so severe that the only viable treatment is to completely extract the tooth from the socket. One of the most effective ways to fill the void… Read more »

Plaque: A Few Facts

You’ve probably heard about plaque before–especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist–but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? Plaque is a soft substance that builds up on your teeth…. Read more »

If a Crown Falls Out, It Will Need Treatment Quickly to Prevent Further Complications

When Dr. secured your crown in place, used a powerful dental cement to anchor it to the abutment within. Even though the cement is strong, there are still times when bacteria can work their way into the seam of the crown to slowly exploit the cement. In time, this could cause the crown to come… Read more »

Why You Should Consider BIOLASE Laser Dentistry

As you probably know, many people tend to think of going to the dentist as a chore that needs to be done. Often, this is because many people find the dentist uncomfortable—especially when they hear the whirring of the drill. Our dentist, Dr. David Wilhelm, can perform your dental treatments with higher accuracy than before… Read more »

Things to Be Careful of When Whitening

Many people are not satisfied with the appearance of their smile. Some are even embarrassed to smile. Of all the ways to beautify a smile, the most requested procedure is teeth whitening. In 2010, Americans spent over 15 billion dollars whitening their teeth. So, if you feel that your smile is lacking some sparkle, you’re… Read more »

3 Reasons to use Fluoride

Deciding whether or not to use fluoride in your oral health regimen has been an oft-debated topic. However, after extensive research and studies, it’s been proven that fluoride does aid in overall tooth and oral health – which relates directly to systemic health. That’s just one of the reasons why Dr. recommends you use fluoride… Read more »