Gum Disease: What to Look For

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a serious disorder in the mouth caused by infected gum tissue that decays away over time. Oftentimes, gum disease is caused by poor oral hygiene and the lack of proper cleaning habits on a daily basis. Listed below are common signs and symptoms of gum disease and… Read more »

Straighten Your Smile with a Set of Orthodontic Braces

If you have a smile that is slightly crooked or contains a few teeth that are out of alignment, it can throw off your whole smile. Not only can crooked teeth make you less likely to smile, they are also harder to clean and more likely to suffer from oral ailments including tooth decay. With… Read more »

Dental Implants May Be Needed to Restore Your Smile

If you have questions about dental implants, then you have come to the right place! Dental implants have been a popular form of smile restorations for more than 40 years, because of their success and long-term results. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to provide dental implants, and give… Read more »

How Gum Disease Can Hurt Your Smile

Most of us have heard to watch out for gum disease, but how many of us are actively trying to repel it? With so many things in life to watch out for, it’s only common to have one or two things slip. However, gum disease can pose a serious threat to your oral health, which… Read more »

Are Smiles Always in Danger of Dental Erosion?

Are smiles always in danger of dental erosion? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, arises when acids eat away at the precious tooth enamel protecting our teeth. Tooth enamel, the thin layer on our teeth, can be damaged in a variety of ways, but it is typically harmful acids that break through the easiest… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Prevent Surface Stains from Saturating Your Smile

The surfaces of your tooth enamel have microscopic pores and other minute textures. During the course of an average day, it’s possible for the particles of dark foods and beverages to become trapped in these areas. This could also occur from occasional and frequent tobacco use. As time goes on, these minor surface stains can… Read more »

Important Oral Health Care Tips About Your Diet

Always protect your teeth and gums from the dangers of tooth decay if you want to maintain a healthy, confident smile. This includes watching what you eat! Your waistline counts on you eating the right foods, but so does your smile. If you are not careful, foods could increase your risk for tooth decay and… Read more »

How Headgear Straightens Teeth

Have you seen the movie Finding Nemo? Perhaps you remember a rather awkward child named Darla. She wears headgear. She’s also rather mean to the fish. It’s awkward. Perhaps you have known someone in real life who donned the headgear. Maybe Dr. has recommended it for you or your child. In the world of fashion… Read more »

How Invisalign® Can Help Your Smile

For those that have crooked teeth or a misaligned bite, traditional braces are not the only option. If you would like to straighten your teeth without the use of metal brackets and wires, consider Invisalign® in , . Invisalign is a series of removable, clear, comfortable aligners that straighten the teeth over time. Each set… Read more »

Are You Cleaning Your Smile Correctly?

At , Dr. and our experienced team have been providing comprehensive orthodontics for our patients in , , for a long time. Today we would like to talk a little bit about how to care for your smile when you are wearing braces. Brushing Cleaning your teeth properly every single day is vital to good… Read more »