The Connection Between Body and Mouth Health

You’ve probably heard about such things as the mind/body connection, referring to the relationship between your mind and your bodily health and visa versa, but did you know that the mouth/body connection is also important? The health of the body and the health of the mouth are connected very closely. Studies have linked poor mouth… Read more »

Are Canker Sores Making It Painful to Eat?

If you have pain when you chew, you may be experiencing issues because of missing teeth, gum disease or cavities. You will want to see your dentist as soon as possible, to find the cause and treat it. At will do everything we can to help get your oral health back on track as quickly… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Jaw and Facial Pain

  Typically, if you ever feel any aches or pains in your body, it’s very likely linked to some sort of damage or condition that has occurred. This is especially true with your face. If you are suffering from jaw or facial pain, do not always dismiss it. It can also be linked to an… Read more »

Recognize the Existence of Bruxism in Your Daily Life

If you are unfamiliar with bruxism, it is a term that refers to a subconscious oral health condition that causes you to grind or clench your teeth during sleep. You may be completely unaware of the presence of bruxism, but we invite you to learn the symptoms that may arise from it. You can ask… Read more »

Chipped Tooth Enamel Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

The outer tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth is composed of dense mineral structures. This is what allows you to safely bite and chew food. At the same time, the strong mineral content also helps protect the sensitive core structures of your teeth from reacting to hot and cold. Yet as hard as… Read more »

How to Identify and React to a Cracked Tooth

Many dental problems–tooth decay and tooth abscess to name a few–have obvious symptoms that announce their presence. However, you may not be aware of a cracked tooth even if you have received an oral exam or dental X-ray. However, we can offer some telltale signs of a cracked tooth and what you should do to… Read more »

What are Pregnancy Tumors?

You may know about pregnancy tumors, but they’re most likely different than what you’d expect. With a tiny bit of help from our team, you can foil or treat pregnancy tumors, depending on your oral health. During pregnancy, some women can make “pregnancy tumors” on the soft tissues of their mouth. Fortunately, these “tumors” are… Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Floss

Have you effectively been employing dental floss to keep your teeth and gums clean? Even if you brush your teeth twice a day as you’re supposed to, it will not be enough to keep your smile completely safe from harm. This is because brushing alone cannot reach the areas between teeth. Thus, dental floss needs… Read more »

Do You Have a Distressed Dental Filling?

The general passage of time combined with poor oral hygiene practices can gradually start to degrade the relationship between a dental filling and the surrounding tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur with large fillings. Early symptoms of a distressed dental filling could include lingering discomfort, a mild toothache, or heightened sensitivity. Some… Read more »

Expecting? Implement These Oral Hygiene Tips.

Good parents watch out for the best interests of their children. During pregnancy, the oral hygiene behaviors you practice (or don’t practice) can have a vast impact on the health of your child — and we’re talking about more than their pearly whites. Please think about following these bits of advice from Dr. and the… Read more »