When is Extracting a Tooth the Answer?

Extracting a tooth seems extreme to many people, especially with all the techniques and procedures available in modern dentistry. While preserving the natural tooth is always the preferred option, there are times that an extraction is necessary. These cases usually involve too much damage to the tooth, gum disease, or excess teeth. Tooth Damage Cavities [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Should You Do If You Chip a Tooth?

Many mouth injuries result in a chipped tooth, even something as simple as falling and hitting your mouth. While it causes some panic, most chipped teeth are not serious. If you have chipped your tooth, it is important to keep calm and follow some simple steps. As soon as we get you in the office, [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to do if You Grind Your Teeth at Night?

Do you wake up with headaches or sore jaws and facial muscles? If so, you may have bruxism. Bruxism is the unnoticed clenching of the jaw or grinding of the teeth. Bruxism can happen in the day or at night, though the night time variety is more common. When night bruxism happens, you’re asleep when [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Should You Bring Your Baby into the Office?

A person’s teeth are formed before they are even born. They are a vital part of life, helping us to eat and influence talking ability. Children grow and develop at such a fast rate, including in the mouth. It’s just as important to care for the first teeth breaking through the gums as it is [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can Diet Affect Your Teeth?

One of the first things people consider about the state of their oral health, they think about how often they’re brushing or flossing, and how often they’re seeing their dentists. However, there’s a crucial component to your oral care that you may be missing: your diet.   In fact, the food you eat is one [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments