Caring for Red, Irritated Gums

Anyone can have gum issues from time to time. You’ve probably seen your gums become red and swollen (or even bleed) when you brush or floss your teeth too vigorously. If your gums are healthy, they will recover quickly from mild trauma. However, if swollen, irritated, bleeding gums is persistent, there is likely an underlying issue that needs to be... read more »


Healthy Smiles Begin with Cavity Prevention

Healthy smiles begin with cavity prevention. Cavities arise when holes are created in the protective layer of your tooth enamel. If left untreated, cavities can lead to infections within your teeth and eventually tooth loss. However, there are plenty of techniques, tools, and habits at your disposal that you can use for effective cavity prevention. Brushing and flossing continue to... read more »


Be Sure to Brush and Floss Your New Dental Work

Dental crowns and dental bridges represent a significant investment in restoring or replacing a significantly compromised tooth. They are typically constructed from special dental materials that will are not vulnerable to tooth decay. However, your dental work will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene routine. If you sometimes forget to brush your teeth each morning and... read more »


Flossing Every Day

Flossing every day is essential to ensure that your smile will function as intended. As long as you continue to take care of your smile and promote a healthy and active lifestyle, you can prevent tooth decay and gum disease. However, flossing correctly and with the proper tools will help immensely. Always make sure you are flossing every single day... read more »


What Are the Benefits of Laser Dentistry?

Dentistry has come a long way in recent years. In fact, treatments that were once dreaded, like root canal therapy, are now relatively painless. For instance, you may know that many dentists have incorporated lasers as part of their regular treatments. Laser technology can be used to make a variety of treatments more efficient and less intrusive. Our team can... read more »


Should You Use Mouthwash?

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth decay, and even bad breath? For instance, you may want... read more »


How To Floss Properly

As you know, flossing can play a major role in maintaining good oral health. Conversely, if you don’t floss daily, you’ll probably find yourself facing unpleasant consequences—and sadly these consequences may not be limited to your mouth. You see, flossing cleans your gum line. In reality, there is not better—or safer—method available or cleaning your gum line. Sadly, if your... read more »