Malocclusion Collusion – Overbites and Overjets

There is a common misconception among people when it comes to certain types of malocclusion. Malocclusions, or “bad bite,” comes in many forms. One type that is well known is an overbite, when the front upper teeth overcome the bottom lower teeth by an abnormal (about one-third) amount. The confusion comes because many people use… Read more »

How to Clean Dentures to Help Them Last

When you choose dentures, you are also choosing a new oral hygiene routine to keep your dental appliance clean and in good shape. If you are unfamiliar with caring for dentures, we offer the following five tips for proper denture care: 1. Rinse your dentures to wash off loose debris such as food particles prior… Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Breath Fresh at all Times

Bad breath now and then is a normal part of life, but if it is causing you shame and embarrassment, we can help you make some changes in your dental hygiene and diet to prevent halitosis. Here is a list of simple tips to prevent bad breath and help your smile feel fresh at all… Read more »

How Familiar Are You With Pediatric Dentistry?

Many new parents are unfamiliar with pediatric dentistry and often feel overwhelmed by the number of questions they want to ask about their children’s dental health. Our team at is happy to provide the proper resources you need to better understand your child’s dental needs. To become more familiar with pediatric dentistry and how it… Read more »

How Can the Tooth Fairy Teach Brushing?

Children often think of the Tooth Fairy when they lose a tooth, but did you know the fairy can also help teach good brushing habits? Some lore states that fairies want the best teeth to build their queen’s castle, while teeth of lower quality are ground up and used to pave the streets. The going… Read more »

Tips to Lower Your Risk of Cavities

Are you concerned about developing cavities? Cavities develop when a tooth becomes damaged after the protective layer of tooth enamel covering it is weakened as a result of acid erosion, in part from plaque buildup. An untreated cavity could result in an infection, which could require a root canal or an extraction.   Below, we… Read more »

Developing an Effective Gum Disease Treatment Plan

Gum disease is often the direct result of poor oral hygiene habits. Failing to brush your teeth each morning and night or failing to remember to floss at least once per day can leave hardened tartar on the base of your teeth near the gumline. If it persists this constant bacterial presence can lead to… Read more »

A Tooth Affected by a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

When a cavity first develops on a tooth, it can sometimes spread quickly. This is even more likely to be an issue if you don’t practice consistent daily oral hygiene measures, or you fail to attend your regularly scheduled dental checkup at ’s dental office. If an area of tooth decay has spread too far… Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Cavity Prevention

Do you have an effective cavity prevention checklist in place? That is to say, are you taking the necessary steps to keep your smile safe due to proper oral hygiene, a healthy diet, and ideal lifestyle choices? If not, here are a few suggestions you should ask yourself to determine if your oral health care… Read more »

Understanding Your Options for Cosmetically Enhancing Your Smile

The appearance of your teeth factors heavily in many of your facial expressions. It can also affect your self-image and sense of self-confidence. If your teeth have been altered in appearance by significant dental stains, physical defects in the tooth enamel, or other cosmetic imperfections, you should consider setting up a consultation with a like… Read more »