How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Could a Pacemaker Change Your Dental Care?

If you have a medical condition, it is important that everyone involved in your healthcare, be it dental or in another field, is aware of it. To do anything else might be like trying to lift a 100-pound barbell with one arm tied behind your back. If you have a pacemaker, we need to be… Read more »

See What You Know About Dental Emergencies by Taking This Test

Dental emergencies can be quite inconvenient, troublesome and maybe even scary. The more you know about dental emergencies, the better chance you have of staying calm and relaxed in the situation and the better chance you have of knowing exactly what to do. So, our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to test your dental emergency… Read more »

Is a Gold Tooth Right For You?

Crowns are very efficient dental restorations. They can cover a severely damaged or decayed tooth, or used to anchor a bridge. They cover the entire tooth right down to the gum line, and if properly cared for, a crown can last for many years. Most people opt for porcelain crowns since they are durable and… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Toothbrushing Techniques

Do you practice effective oral hygiene routines to keep your smile safe from any forms of dental damage that may arise? Are you constantly looking for ways to improve your toothbrush care to ensure that your smile can remain free of dental damage that can arise due to tooth decay or dental erosion? To help… Read more »

Oral Hazards: Piercings

Are you considering getting an oral piercing? Were you aware that this form of self-expression could also pose significant risks to your dental and overall health? Even though many people have these piercings, we believe that you should be informed of the risks involved before you decide to get them. Bacteria naturally resides in our… Read more »

Hitch a Ride on the Smile Parade With Brushing and Flossing

Are you taking care of your smile by implementing effective oral health care hygiene routines on a daily basis? Are you making sure to brush your teeth every single day? Do you make sure to floss your teeth every day as well? Ideally, you brush twice every day and floss every day as well. Always… Read more »

Halitosis Triggers

Having persistent bad breath can make the brightest day bleak. Unfortunately, bad breath has many causes, even if you are brushing and flossing regularly. If you are able to understand the reasons for bad breath, you can work to prevent them, which is why our dentists, Drs. Osa, Casanova and Brand with in , ,… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Tooth Replacements

If you have ever lost any teeth, it is important to understand the risks associated with missing teeth. If left untreated, they can cause severe dental damage and continue to damage your other nearby healthy teeth. Not only can missing teeth destabilize gums and cause teeth to slip and slide around, but they can also… Read more »

Tobacco-Stained Teeth Often Need Professional Whitening

Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or chewing tobacco introduces tar and other chemicals to your mouth. This can have an adverse effect on your oral health while also causing significant dental stains to develop on the surfaces of your teeth. With continued tobacco use, you could be left with teeth that are an unsightly shade of yellow,… Read more »