3Jul, 2012

Is Chipping of Tooth Really that Big of a Deal

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 Dentists are frequently asked about chipping of tooth—“Is it that big deal? Doesn’t it depend on how big the chip is? I mean if it is just a little chip, it can’t be that bad…can it?” The answers to these questions are variations of the same theme. Yes, chipping of tooth means you have lost valuable tooth structure and potentially laid the foundation for additional chips and cracks. Or you may need a root canal if the chip is close to the pulp containing the nerve and it doesn’t heal properly […]
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2Jul, 2012

A Father’s Day Dental Health Tip

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    Based on research, men are more likely than women to develop gum disease. This reality is because men are more apt to smoke, drink, clench or grind their teeth, and eat a poor diet and less apt to brush and floss. However, the good news is that this situation can be addressed when you work with your dentist on a plan of action. While you will need to eat healthier and cut down or quit smoking and drinking if you do, your dentist can provide hands-on instructions for […]
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1Jul, 2012

The Right Time of Removing Wisdom Teeth

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When it comes to your wisdom teeth, the old adage, “if it isn’t broke don’t fix it,” does not hold true. Many times your third molars or “wisdom teeth” can be negatively impacting your mouth even though they are not causing you any pain or discomfort. For example, having a tooth pressed on the roots of another tooth beneath the surface presents a problem that if left untreated may develop into an even bigger issue. And the reality is that the best time to remove a wisdom tooth is prior […]
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1Jul, 2012

Bleaching is an Effective Method with Whitening Teeth

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If you don’t like the color of your teeth when you look in the mirror, there are easy, effective, and inexpensive options for addressing your concern. Bleaching is an effective method with minimal side effects; however understanding the advantages of professional bleaching versus Over-The-Counter (OTC) home bleaching is a must for any results-driven individual. Professional bleaching not only allows your dental professional to use higher concentrations of carbamide peroxide, the most common bleaching solution, to obtain results faster, but it also ensures an expert is overseeing the entire process. While […]
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