Month: October 2017

Reasons An Extraction May Be Needed

Many major dental procedures, like a dental extraction, can often be prevented by maintaining good oral health or by treating problems early. A common reason for a necessary dental extraction is severe decay or infection. Both of which can be detected early enough to treat and sometimes reverse, especially if you maintain your regular dental… Read more »

Halloween Tips For A Healthy Smile

Since September, the Halloween candy and decoration aisles have been in the drug stores and grocery stores. Your kids have probably been bringing candy home from school with them. Your office may be filled with bowls of candy. Since this is the last week before Halloween, there is probably even more candy everywhere. How do… Read more »

An Oral Hygiene Routine At Bedtime

The shortest distance between two spots is a straight line. The straight line to a healthy mouth is strong oral hygiene. Strong oral hygiene includes a daily routine of brushing and flossing at least twice a day, drinking plenty of water, making healthy food and drink choices, and visiting your dentist at least every six… Read more »

Reasons To Replace A Missing Tooth

Losing a tooth as an adult does not come with the joy or money from a tooth fairy’s visit. Losing a tooth as an adult can be traumatic and lead to some serious consequences. Tooth loss as an adult can be caused from injury, severe decay or damage, gum disease, or a wisdom tooth extraction…. Read more »

Can I Get A Crown In One Visit?

The short answer to the question, “can I get a crown in one visit?,” is yes. Traditional crowns can take one to two weeks to be created because an off-site lab would create the crown. With this traditional process, your dentist would take a mold of your tooth and mouth to be sent off to… Read more »