What You Should Know About Root Canal Treatment

If the dental pulp in the root canal of a tooth becomes infected or damaged, our dentist may suggest a root canal to save the tooth. During this procedure, the infection is removed from the root canal (or canals) of the tooth and the tooth is sealed. Symptoms Sometimes, there will be no noticeable symptoms… Read more »

Getting a Better Smile With the Invisalign® System

Although most people associate orthodontics with teenagers or kids, the fact is that no matter what your stage of life may be, you can benefit from a straight smile. After all, straighter teeth will make you feel more confident and give you a better sense of self-esteem. But what’s even more important is that straight… Read more »

A Dental Checkup Will Provide Your Smile With the Care It Deserves

Your smile deserves the best care that you can provide. Our dentist, Dr. concurs with the American Dental Association, which recommends bi-annual dental checkups to ensure excellent oral health. Let’s look at what these checkups entail. –Dental Plaque: Brushing and flossing daily will eliminate harmful plaque from your smile. Even so, you can still miss… Read more »

Why Teeth May Need to Be Removed

Tooth extraction, sometimes known as dental extraction, is the extraction of a tooth from the bone socket. Getting rid of teeth is usually not the first step we undergo, but depending on the tooth’s condition, it might be necessary. When a tooth has become injured by too much erosion for crowns or fillings to repair… Read more »

Answering Your Questions about Pregnancy and Oral Health

Did you know that your pregnancy, whether current or imminent and your oral health have some interesting connections? Here are some frequently asked questions about the matter and their answers: Q: What oral problems might appear during my pregnancy? A: Like gestational diabetes, it is also possible and even common to contract gingivitis while pregnant…. Read more »

Are You Struggling With the Effects of Bad Breath?

Bad breath, a common oral condition that causes people distress, has a variety of causes. Today, our dentists, Dr. are pleased to review just a few of these causes to help you better treat it.  One of the most prevalent causes of bad breath is drinking alcohol. This is because alcohol acts as a diuretic… Read more »

If a Dental Fracture Doesn’t Compromise the Biting Surface of a Tooth It Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

You could potentially suffer a dental fracture from an accidental fall, sports injury, or from grinding your teeth at night. When this happens the damaged tooth enamel could cause increased sensitivity, discomfort when chewing, or even come to foster a severe cavity. If a chip is small and it doesn’t affect the biting surface of… Read more »

Temporary Crowns Need Daily Care and Maintenance

Dental restorations that involve the use of a crown or bridge often occur in two phases. Once the area has been prepared, Doctors will protect it with a temporary crown. It’s important to remember that this small plastic cap is meant to prevent harm from coming to the sensitive abutment within. It is not strong… Read more »

Take This Smile-Care Checklist With You to the Store

If you’re interested in keeping your smile in tip-top shape, then you need to keep up on oral hygiene. However, your hygiene routine is only effective if you have the right tools. So, to help you have the best oral hygiene routine possible, Dr. and our dental team recommend purchasing certain oral hygiene items when… Read more »

Restore Your Smile With a Dental Implant

Even though permanent teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, a tooth may be lost to severe decay, injury, gum disease, or another issue. Obviously, this isn’t ideal, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your smile. If you lose a tooth, Drs. Zhao and Hadiwidjaja may recommend a dental restoration like a… Read more »