Why Fluoride is Important

The way fluoride works is simple. It strengthens your tooth enamel so that your teeth are more resilient to decay and cavities. But how exactly does it make the protective enamel on your teeth get stronger? Every day, your teeth go through natural demineralization and remineralization and during the remineralization process is when the fluoride… Read more »

The Gum, the Teeth, and the Truth

You’re told, from a very early age, to take care of your teeth because they’re the only ones you’ll ever get. Even Dr. Seuss wrote a book about it! If he’s telling you to do it, you better listen, right? Yes, you should. But one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is enjoying some… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy While You Travel This Spring

Traveling in the spring is always a fun and exciting experience. With so many pictures being taken, why not make sure your smile stays healthy and bright throughout your vacation? There are many small and easy to pack items you can take on your trip to help keep your smile healthy and beautiful during your… Read more »

Mouthguard Facts

Mouthguards are strong, reliable and handy appliances that can keep your smile in tip-top shape while you’re participating in high-contact sports and activities. This is why your dentists encourage you to protect your smile with a mouthguard while you’re active. To help you know more about mouthguards in , , our team is happy to… Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Can Contribute to Other Oral Health Problems

Your mouth’s natural saliva production plays several important roles in your mouth. While it primarily helps to lubricate food while chewing and to facilitate easy swallowing, saliva also helps wash away lingering food particles after you are done eating. This helps to naturally reduce your chances of suffering from tartar buildup and the chronic plaque… Read more »

Brushing Too Hard and Other Bad Habits

When you do something repetitively for long periods of time, it is easy to let the quality suffer a little bit. This definitely can happen when brushing teeth! Over time, we let bad habits creep into our routine, and our smiles suffer. Here are some bad habits to break from your oral hygiene routine. Keeping… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help Prevent Fractured Dental Work

Each year, dentists like Dr. install veneers, bridges, crowns and other forms of dental work to address a wide array of oral health concerns. These treatments could include restoring a missing tooth, treating tooth decay or addressing cosmetic dental concerns. While these forms of dental work are created from durable materials meant to rival the… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Bruxism

Do you ever wake up with frequent pains in your mouth as if your teeth and gums were getting a workout while you were sleeping? The truth is they may be. Due to an oral health condition known as bruxism, you may be grinding and clenching your teeth while you sleep and doing serious damage… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Dental Bonding

Have you ever heard of dental bonding? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure designed to enhance the look and function of your teeth by applying materials, specifically resin or porcelain materials, directly to the surfaces of each tooth. If you have suffered any surface damage or wish to enhance the look of your smile,… Read more »

Why You Should Help Your Smile With Dentures

If your s Dr. Fethke, Kooyner, and Pottenger, have recommended replacing your missing teeth and restoring your oral health with dentures, then there are many reasons why they suggested this. Dentures are top-of-the-line appliances that can help you in many ways. In fact, they offer many benefits, including: -Dentures can replace your missing teeth without… Read more »