Oral Cancer Secrets for a Healthy Smile

Did you know oral cancer is found in over 42,000 people in the US every single year? As with many types of cancer, successful treatments typically involve finding the cancer in time. The sooner you have an oral cancer screening, the better your chances are for a positive outcome. Listed below are some common symptoms that may clue you in... read more »

The Facts About Mouthwash

Although mouthwash should not replace brushing and flossing, it is a helpful addition to use after meals and brushing. Instead of grabbing the first product on the shelf, consider the following: - Some brands of mouthwash are useful for freshening breath and preventing the odors associated with bad breath, also called halitosis. - Some mouthwash products can also improve your... read more »

What at the Best Methods for Coping with a Tooth Extraction?

Did you know that tooth extractions require a minimal amount of healing afterward to ensure the wound closes successfully in your mouth? When you prepare for a tooth extraction, it is important to start taking important steps to preparing your body at least 48 hours before and after the extraction surgery. This includes removing any bad habits from your life... read more »

Do You Have Cavities You Don’t Know About?

Do you have cavities you don’t know about? Often, cavities form before we can feel their effects, thus making it challenging to stop them before they get further along. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be treated and eliminated and setting you back on track with a healthy smile. Listed below are a few... read more »

Which Works Best: Dental Crowns or Dental Veneers?

Are you looking to restore your smile but are unsure of which type of treatment to use? Two of the best options available are dental crowns and dental veneers. Dental crowns fully conceal damaged or unsightly teeth by capping the whole tooth down to the gum line while dental veneers conceal damage or unsightly teeth by affixing a small shell... read more »