Cold Sores v. Canker Sores

“I love mouth sores!” said no one ever. Mouth sores — occasionally referred to as soft-tissue disturbances — in or around the mouth can be painful, unattractive and a potential signal of a more serious disease. Multiple of our patients have confused cold sores and canker sores, so we’ve assembled this comparison to help you… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Improve Your Chances of Cavity Prevention

Cavities can cause sensitivity and general discomfort in a tooth. Without professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. the tooth decay could cause a toothache and potentially lead to the total loss of the tooth. It’s worth noting that the biting surfaces of the large premolars and molars in the back of your mouth often… Read more »

What Should I Put in My First-Aid Kit to Help My Smile in Dental Emergencies?

Dental emergencies happen, which is why it’s important to stock your first-aid kit with dental supplies. That way you can improve the situation and help your smile if you ever experience an oral injury. So, to help you know which supplies to pack in your kit, our dentists, Dr. Dwight Price and Dr. Joseph Bauscher,… Read more »

Teenage Oral Health Considerations

The key to a great smile during your teen years is heavily influenced by the actions you follow in your personal life and your social life. Not only can you enhance your oral health by not giving into the peer pressures of a teen life, but your overall health will benefit greatly as well. Your… Read more »

What Can I Expect for Dental Crown Treatment?

Dental crowns are strong, reliable, functional, and even beautiful tooth caps that restore the health, function, and beauty of your tooth. These restorations are beneficial when you have a weak, worn-down, severely decayed, and even discolored tooth. If you’re about to restore your tooth with this beneficial restoration, you can expect a simple and successful… Read more »

A Dental Checkup That Includes a Fluoride Treatment Can Help Prevent New Cavities

The American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental checkup performed twice each year. This is critical for maintaining a healthy mouth and detecting any problems with gum disease, and tooth decay. This also includes a dental cleaning to remove all traces of tartar from your teeth and polish away surface stains.   If Dr…. Read more »

Keep Oral Health Maladies Away From Your Child’s Smile by Using Our Tips

Dr. and our dental team want the best for your child, as we’re sure you do as well. This is why we encourage you to do all you can to keep your child’s chompers and oral tissues in the best shape possible. However, we understand that might be a tricky task. So, to help you… Read more »

Increase Your Chance for a Perfect Summer Smile with Dental Implants

Get your perfect summer smile today with a dental implant! This dental installment fills out your facial features, filling in any indents left from missing or damaged teeth. Without replacing these teeth, your mouth is left to the possibility of shifting teeth or harboring food particles or harmful bacteria, causing more pain later. This trouble… Read more »

An Object Stuck Between Your Teeth Can Be Safely Removed

While we’ve all had a time or two when a meat fiber or seed hull has gotten uncomfortably stuck between two teeth. However, if you have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects, or biting your fingernails, it can cause a piece to break off and become uncomfortably lodged between your teeth, or gum… Read more »

Save Your Broken Smile with Dental Bonding Treatments

Save your broken smile with dental bonding treatments. Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry method that is often used to repair or improve damaged teeth with a resin or porcelain material. Oftentimes, dental bonding treatments can vastly upgrade the look and function of your teeth. For further information about dental bonding and its benefits, see… Read more »