6 Ways To Tell If You Have An Infection Under Your Dental Crown

22 December 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental crowns, like natural teeth, are susceptible to dental infection. If you care for your oral health with special focus on your dental crown, your crown could last a decade or more. But, because oral bacteria are ever-present, the risk of infection always remains. If you suspect that you have an infection under your dental crown, look for the following indicators. 1. Pain When You Bite Down The most obvious sign of infection under a dental crown is pain. Read More 

Root Canal Coming Up? Common Questions You May Have

10 November 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Root canals are a dental procedure used to repair and save a tooth that might otherwise have to be removed. A root canal can be intimidating, but it is also quite beneficial for your oral health. Are you set to go in for a root canal soon? These are some of the questions you might have about the process. Why Would You Need a Root Canal? Sometimes the material inside your teeth can become infected or inflamed. Read More 

How To Care For A Dental Bridge

16 July 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental bridges are an alternative to more invasive tooth restoration options, such as dental implants. A dental bridge can be affixed to your teeth without oral surgery. Bridges are attached using one or two dental crowns placed over healthy teeth adjacent to the missing teeth that are being replaced. The dental bridge procedure can be performed in one or two dental appointments. After you go home, there are a few things you'll need to do to ensure the continued success of your new dental prosthesis. Read More 

The Benefits And Disadvantages Of Coffee On Your Oral Health

26 December 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Coffee contains magnesium, potassium, and niacin. It is a good source of antioxidants and may play a role in disease prevention, especially in the prevention of Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and liver disease. Coffee drinking also has a number of effects on oral health. Because it is a dark and highly pigmented beverage, coffee can stain your tooth enamel. Here are some other effects coffee may have on your oral health.  Read More 

3 Things You Need To Know About Getting A Retainer After Braces

25 November 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are looking to have your braces removed soon, you need to start thinking about getting a retainer. Your braces may have moved your teeth into a better position, but if you want your teeth to stay in that position for the rest of your life, you need to use a retainer. A retainer will help ensure that your teeth don't move back into their old position over time. Read More