Plan for Your Smile With Gingivitis Treatments

Building a better smile includes always taking the necessary steps to limit the effects of gingivitis on your oral health. If you're unaware of what gingivitis is, it is an early stage of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Gum disease arises when there are infections in your gums within your mouth. There are numerous causes of gum disease... read more »

Super Smiles: Cold and Flu Season

If you find yourself suffering from a cold or the flu, you may be putting your smile in harm’s way of several oral health risks. If you are sick, make sure you are continuing to clean your mouth and teeth. Oftentimes, you may begin to neglect your oral health care when you are sick, which is a bad idea because... read more »

Top Notch Smiles Include Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Building a better oral health care repertoire begins with taking the necessary steps to enhance your smile by protecting and guarding against well-known risks associated with cavities. Cavities are the product of holes in your tooth enamel that can occur and give rise to infections and potential tooth loss. Thus, it is important to eliminate cavities whenever possible. Typically, cavities... read more »

The Things Oral Hygiene Can Do for Your Smile

If you ever wonder why oral hygiene is strongly recommended, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Paul Sommers, is happy to discuss the ways oral hygiene can help you, your teeth, and your gums. As you may already know, it’s very important to keep up with oral hygiene regularly. This is because it can do these... read more »

Fill in the Gaps in Your Grin with A Dental Bridge

Missing teeth can be the source of several problems. Plaque and bacteria can make use of the extra area on your gums as a place to accumulate, which will increase your chances of tooth decay and gum disease. Spaces in your smile can allow your remaining teeth to drift out of alignment. And of course, there are the cosmetic issues.... read more »

Dental Bonding Treatments Can Repair Your Smile

If you want a smile you can truly be proud of, have you considered a dental bonding treatment? Dental bonding is a treatment that can be used to repair your teeth, so you can have a beautiful smile you always wanted. To help you understand more about dental bonding, our team has provided further details about the benefits dental bonding has... read more »

What Are the Advantages of TMJ Treatments?

Your TMJs, also called your temporomandibular joints, are complex ball-and-socket joints on both sides of your face that facilitate the movement of your mouth. With the help of a multifaceted configuration of muscles, ligaments, discs and sockets, your jaw is able to move in an amazing array of angles for a variety of functions and benefits. However, due to the... read more »

Take Care of Your Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth will only work how it is supposed to if your toothbrush is in proper order. It’s good to double check that we are doing everything we can to help keep our mouth healthy and strong! First, toothbrushes only last 3-4 months, and should be replaced even sooner if they look frayed or worn, or if they become... read more »

Discover the Reasons Behind Your Yellow Teeth

If you have yellow teeth, you’re probably looking for ways to whiten and brighten your smile. Little did you know, whitening treatments won’t help you as much as you wish they would if you don’t determine the underlying cause of the staining and stop it. So, our dentist, Dr. Paul Sommers, encourages you to do just that by pondering the... read more »

Medications and Your Oral Health Care

Medications and your oral health care can be used together to provide the optimum level of treatment for a person. However, medications may cause some side effects to your teeth and gums. Key facts about medications pertaining to your oral health include the following: - Before taking any form of medication, you should first speak with your dentist to determine... read more »