Inlays, Onlays or a Crown for Repairing Damaged Enamel

Cavities caused by tooth decay can easily develop into serious problems. Inlay and onlay fillings can often repair modest size cavities. If too much enamel has been lost to properly anchor a filling then most of the enamel will need to be replaced with a crown. Most inlays and onlays are made from gold or… Read more »

Vitamin D and Your Oral Health

You’ve probably heard that what you eat can have a major impact on your oral health. But, did you know that calcium and vitamin D can help your smile? Or the effects that calcium and vitamin D can have on your teeth? Your initial thought might be that calcium leads to healthy bones—and while this… Read more »

Three Basic Types of Gum Surgery

If you have struggled with gum disease for a prolonged period of time and it has advanced into periodontitis your dentist might refer you to a periodontist who specializes in gum surgery. Many people suffering from advanced periodontitis may have issues with their gums receding from the base of their teeth. This might also cause… Read more »

Dental Hygiene 101

Brushing and flossing on a daily basis is imperative for ideal oral health. Not only is it important to brush and floss regularly, it is imperative that you do so with proper technique. Proper dental hygiene will help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, once in the… Read more »

What is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Baby bottle tooth decay is an unfortunate condition that attacks and destroys your child’s smile, and it most often occurs when your child frequently drinks sugary liquids from their baby bottle. Many people believe baby teeth are unnecessary, which is why they ignore baby bottle tooth decay and wait until their child loses all of… Read more »