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Nov 01

You’re probably already familiar with everyday tooth stains that can occur as a result of eating certain foods, drinking coffee, sipping tea, enjoying caramel-colored sodas, or smoking. These stains are usually a yellow or brown color. Maybe this time, however, you’ve noticed a strange stain on a front tooth, a white spot that is lighter […]

Oct 15

Gum tissue can sometimes grow more than it is supposed to. When this happens, a person might develop a bump or growth-like protrusion on the gums, have their gudems extend further past the normal gum line, or even grow over the crown of a tooth.  You might see this condition referred to as gingival overgrowth, hypertrophy, hypertrophic […]

Oct 01

Your mouth is a very important part of your body. It’s responsible for eating, drinking, speaking, expressing emotions, and all the sensations that go along with each of those tasks.  Unfortunately, the mouth is also full of bacteria and is fairly susceptible to disease. Many oral health problems can be prevented by practicing good oral […]

Sep 15

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums. It develops when plaque and tartar accumulate on the teeth, along the gum line, pushing the gums away from the surface of the teeth. This creates warm, moist, dark pockets where harmful bacteria thrive.  Gum disease causes painful symptoms inside the mouth. […]

Sep 01

Tooth pain (also called toothache) refers to any pain that a patient experiences in or around their teeth. Sometimes, tooth pain can feel like a sharp pang and, other times, like a dull aching sensation. Whatever type of tooth pain a person has, it can be quite unpleasant. Toothaches can make it difficult to sleep, […]

Aug 15

A dental implant is one of the most popular options for replacing teeth when a patient is missing one or more because they offer patients the most natural feel, function, and look of all tooth replacement options. Dental implants can also be used to anchor a dental bridge. Additionally, dental implants are used to securely affix a full […]

Aug 01

Every smile is unique and beautiful in its own way, but it’s not uncommon for patients to want to improve the look of their smiles with either teeth whitening or dental veneers. Both of these treatments are designed to improve the appearance of a smile. Dental Veneers vs. Teeth Whitening While teeth whitening can brighten a patient’s […]

Jul 15

If you have sensitive teeth, finding a whitening product that won’t aggravate the problem and worsen your pain can be difficult. Sometimes, depending on the underlying cause of the sensitivity, teeth whitening is not recommended for patients with sensitive teeth until the underlying issue has been addressed. What Causes Teeth to Be Sensitive? Patients can […]

Jul 01

Dental complications can have a huge impact on your life. But while many people believe oral health problems only affect your teeth and gums, they can actually cause issues for the rest of your body. This is why it’s essential to visit a general dentist at least twice a year for routine checkups. Doing so not […]