A Crown Might Be Called for to Effectively Restore a Severely Decayed Tooth

There are times when even the most effective oral hygiene routine just isn’t enough to keep an area of decay from forming on one of your teeth. If it is left untreated, this decay can spread to compromise a significant amount of the tooth. If the decay is too extensive to be repaired by a… Read more »

Does a Vegetarian Diet Affect Your Teeth?

You probably know that a diet can affect your health. Similarly, you probably know that a diet can affect your teeth—but do you know what a vegetarian diet could do to your teeth? Unfortunately, a vegetarian diet can lack some of the nutrition you need, which could eventually harm your teeth or gums. However, if… Read more »

Cosmetic Gum Surgery

Patients whose gums are too high or too low around the teeth may benefit from gum contouring surgery. Gum contouring, also called tissue sculpting, can even out one’s uneven gum line to give you the confident smile you have always desired. Gum recession, where the gums recede away from the teeth expose the root of… Read more »

Addressing the Underlying Cause of the Stains on Your Teeth

There are several dark foods and beverages that can slowly penetrate the microscopic pores in your tooth enamel, causing your teeth to become deeply stained. Stained teeth can leave you self-conscious about your smile and wanting to explore your whitening options. At the same time, if you don’t investigate and resolve the underlying cause of… Read more »

Why Plaque Is Harmful to Your Pearly Whites

Did you know that tooth enamel is the strongest substance in the human body? And yet, it is also vulnerable to the effects of tooth decay. The culprit lies with plaque, a clear, sticky bacterial film which coats the teeth and gum line surfaces. How does plaque work its destructive effects? Well, to begin, the… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth

When it comes to brushing your teeth, you’ve probably heard the same things since you were a child. However, many adults still do not brush their teeth properly. There are several key things to remember when brushing your teeth: 1. Brush for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. If you are brushing for less than… Read more »