Tips to Keep Your Smile White and What to Avoid

Many Americans find that a white and radiant smile is the key to creating an excellent first impression, which is why so many patients desire teeth whitening procedures, as teeth whitening is a simple and straightforward method to improve a smile’s appearance. However, it is very important that you take... Read more »

Making Minor Changes to Your Daily Habits Can Reduce Your Chances of Suffering Chipped and Fractured Teeth

Chipped tooth enamel and dental fractures can be more than a nuisance. Indeed, these dental problems can cause increased sensitivity and pain, as well as limit your overall oral function. Even if you don’t experience any immediate discomfort the fractured tooth enamel could attract bacterial deposits capable of fostering a... Read more »

Mouthwash Is a Great Addition to Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Life-long habits of oral health care begin with brushing and flossing. But what if you have already built a habit of brushing twice a day for 2 minutes, and flossing once a day? What else can you do to take care of your teeth? Try adding a mouthwash! There are... Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath can be embarrassing. Luckily, most cases of bad breath can be solved with a little touch-up to your oral hygiene routines! Here are some potential causes of bad breath and how to treat it. The first thing to do is to honestly assess your dental hygiene. Brushing twice... Read more »

Should You Have a Tooth-Colored Filling?

Different teeth have different jobs, and have different needs. For example, your molars and premolars need to be able to stand up to the pressures of chewing your food. So, when they get a cavity, an amalgam filling, or one made of gold is a good choice. They are both... Read more »

How Fluoride Works

Do you ever wonder why fluoride is in almost every oral hygiene tool? Well, our dentist, Dr. Paul Lee, is happy to give you the answer you’re looking for! Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens and nourishes your teeth and helps you prevent tooth decay and enamel erosion. It’s... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Back Teeth

If you look at your back teeth, also known as your molars and premolars, right away you will notice a difference between them and your other teeth. Your molars and premolars are equipped with ridges, known as cusps. The purpose of your cusps is to chew and grind you food... Read more »

Signs You Might Have Gum Disease

If you don’t know how to fight gum disease, your chompers could be in major danger. Periodontal disease, which impacts virtually 50% of the population, is one of the chief causes of tooth corrosion, bloody gums, and lost teeth. Here is a small summary on what causes periodontal disease, who... Read more »

Solving the Problem of Sensitive Teeth

You may notice that when you bite or chew, you experience either pain, or just an uncomfortable feeling. You may also have the same sensation when you eat or drink hot, cold, or sweet foods and drinks. Sensitive teeth can be the result of any number of things. Cavities and... Read more »

Choosing Implant-Supported Dentures

Missing teeth is not a condition with which you have to live. There are many options available for restoring your smile, one of which is implant-supported dentures. Unlike regular dentures which sit on your gums, implant dentures sit on top of implants that are anchored in your jaw. Implant dentures... Read more »