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 »

Your Oral Hygiene Shopping List

When you go to the store to complete your grocery shopping, don’t forget to shop for your smile. If you want strong and healthy teeth, it’s best to purchase the following oral hygiene products: -Toothbrush: It’s best to buy a soft-bristled toothbrush. It’s also important to pick a brush that is easy to use. For… Read more »

A Toothache Is Almost Always a Symptom of Significant Problem

A toothache is generally defined as a pain deep in your gums or within a single tooth. Dr. strongly advises you to always take a toothache seriously, as it is most often a symptom of a much more significant problem. If the toothache is related to a recent or immediate trauma–such as a blow to… Read more »

Your Complete Smile Makeover

There’s nothing quite like a strong, beautiful smile to boost your self confidence. But there are many things that can cause a person to feel self-conscious or embarrassed about their smile. But, whether it be staining or discoloration, poor alignment, damage, or decay, the dental professionals at can offer comprehensive restorative and cosmetic options to… Read more »