What Are You Doing to Stop Bad Breath from Damaging Your Smile?

What are you doing to stop bad breath from damaging your smile? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is the result of a nasty or foul odor originating from your mouth. It is repeatedly caused by poor oral hygiene but it may also be a symptom of a far more serious ailment within your mouth or body. Everything from the... read more »

What Does a Healthy Mouth Look Like?

The bacteria in our mouth feed off of the sugars in the food we eat and drink. When we eat, the foods we consume provide oral bacteria with the means to create lactic acid that causes tooth decay. One of the ways we can control the growth of bad bacteria is by limiting consumption of sugary foods. If you have... read more »

Dealing with a Crown that is Loose

It is not unheard of for a blow to the face, a hard fall or advanced gum disease to loosen the cement that anchors a crown to the abutment. A loose crown demands attention before a more serious problem develops. If you have a crown come loose, you should call us as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. If... read more »

The Why And How Of Flossing

Why do you need to floss your teeth and how do you do it correctly? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions. Why Should I Floss? Many people think that flossing is an optional part of an oral hygiene routine, but nothing could be further from the truth. Flossing cleans about 40% of the surface of your teeth... read more »