Understanding the anatomy of your teeth can help you have a better understanding of your oral health. Just like your body, there are many layers that make up your teeth’s composition. Read our blog post to learn about the anatomy of your teeth!
Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what allows you to talk, chew, swallow, and perform other daily functions. When there is an issue with your TMJ, it can have a huge impact on your daily activities. Check out our blog post where we share five of the common symptoms of TMJ disorder to help you understand the reasons for your jaw pain.
It might surprise you to learn that there’s a lot you can tell about your health from the appearance of your tongue. As dental care professionals, we can see a variety of health problems show up in oral exams. Read our blog post for a helpful guide of what tongue color says about overall health.
If you’ve never been to the dentist or if it’s been a while, read our blog post to prepare. We offer 3 tips to help make your visit go as smoothly as possible. But don’t worry, our friendly team will ensure you have a great visit at our office! Contact us to schedule your next appointment.
You’ve heard that eating a lot of sugar leads to cavities. But you may not realize how big of a role your overall diet plays in determining your cavity risk. Here are a few changes you might make to your family’s eating habits: Drink More Water Beverages are a major source of the sugars that […]
Different stages of life require different types of dental care. You wouldn’t expect your dentist to clean your infant’s teeth the same way he cleans yours. Nor would he care for your teeth the way he cares for your elderly parents’ teeth. It’s important to find a dentist that can take care of your smile […]
Root canals — also referred to as “endodontic therapy” — are the last line of defense when it comes to saving an infected or damaged tooth. Without this treatment, the only other option is usually having your tooth removed. Unlike fillings or crowns, an endodontic procedure can take a bit more time to complete; it’s […]
Gum disease doesn’t just cause bad breath…it’s also the leading cause of tooth loss for our adult patients. Even if you’ve never had a cavity and brush regularly, you could be at risk of developing periodontal disease. Symptoms include: Gums that bleed when you’re flossing or brushing Receding gumlines (“long teeth”) Visible tartar buildup Problems […]