Preparing Your Smile to Receive a Bone Graft

Bone grafting is an innovative procedure that is designed to give your smile a second chance by restoring lost or weakened bone structure in the jawbone. Many patients have questions about recovering from bone grafting, and we are pleased to offer these tips to help you feel better prepared for the bone graft recovery process…. Read more »

Brushing and Flossing for a Lifetime of Great Smiles

Has brushing your teeth become an afterthought? Is it something that you rush through so you can get to work on time, or get to bed at a decent hour? If so, you probably aren’t along. After all, mornings can hectic, and by the time you’re ready for bed, you are most likely exhausted. But… Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Stop a Cavity in a Chipped Tooth

Your teeth are covered in a layer of tooth enamel that itself is made up of microscopic crystals densely packed to give your teeth the strength they need. Even though tooth enamel is very durable, it can be affected by unfortunate circumstances such as tooth grinding or chewing pencils or a bad oral injury to… Read more »

What It Means to “Restore Your Smile” With Dental Bridges

With a variety of dental restorations, treatments, and procedures available, it can be overwhelming, maybe even discouraging, to know what’s right for your oral health. So, we provide the ultimate advice and support to our patients at as they consider the options in recreating their new smile. After a thorough consultation, we may recommend dental… Read more »

Why Should I Floss My Teeth?

Your , Dr. , asks you to include flossing in your regular oral hygiene routine. This means you should floss at least once a day. This is recommended because flossing can benefit you in a myriad of ways. To help you understand a little more, our dental team will be happy to tell you all… Read more »

How to Maintain Strong Oral Health When Stressed

Did you know your stress can affect your oral health? Well, it’s true! In fact, it can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding issues, gum recession, and canker sores. This is why our dentist, Dr. Douglas Hauck, strongly encourages you to do everything you can to maintain a strong oral health when you’re stressed. You can… Read more »

Becoming a Toothpaste Expert

The standard American toothpaste has mild abrasives and fluoride in the ingredient list. However, there’s more to toothpaste than that. Want to be a toothpaste expert? Dr. is happy to get you started so you can choose the exact toothpaste that suits your mouth best: The first thing to keep in mind is to always… Read more »

Recognizing the Symptoms of Bruxism

Bruxism is the condition of unconsciously grinding and gnashing your teeth. One of the most common forms of bruxism, sleep bruxism, occurs while one is asleep and can easily go undiagnosed for a long time. To combat the difficulties associated with catching bruxism in the act, we suggest these techniques: -Ask a sleep partner or… Read more »

If You Notice Symptoms of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer, You Should Schedule a Screening with a Dentist

Your regular dental checkup includes several different treatments to both clean, preserve, detect, and treat oral health problems. It starts with a comprehensive dental cleaning followed by a dental exam. If Dr. finds any cavities or signs of periodontal disease will explain your treatment options. Once this phase of the dental check up is complete,… Read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Dental Sealants

Are you seeking to improve your smile so it can look and function as intended? Dental sealants are highly effective at preventing future damage from occurring because they are placed directly onto a tooth’s problematics spots. Create an improved oral health identity with dental sealants. If your oral health care requires dental sealants, remember the… Read more »