Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems.

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems. Why should you not wait when something is bothering you? Dental problems in your mouth, quite simply, do not get better by themselves. That’s  a general rule. You wouldn’t, for instance, allow a rotting support beam in your house to go un-repaired for very long. Nor would you […]

What Is Dental Plaque

What is Dental Plaque? What exactly is dental plaque? There are many toothbrushes on the market, many tooth pastes, floss types, mouthwashes etc., and most of these advertise the removal of dental plaque. While this is a good thing, don’t get me wrong, there is, however, no real description of what this thing is that […]

Tooth Decay – What is it?

Tooth Decay, what is it? What is this thing – Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is a pretty self-described phenomenon. As you can see in the image above, it is essentially the decaying of your teeth. There are various stages of tooth decay as well. It’s caused by the same thing that causes gum disease; bacteria. […]

Dental Cleanings, A Reiteration

Dental Cleanings, A Reiteration The stages of dental cleaning. If something does not get cleaned for a long while, it will get dirtier by the day, and will be more difficult to clean when you do get around to it. This is almost assured. This is definitely the case with cars, as you may have […]

Dental Cavities. Should You Wait Till They Hurt?

Dental Cavities. Should you wait till they hurt? No. Don’t wait till your dental cavities hurt you. Several times in the dental office I’ve been around our doctors, when they are explaining to their patient that they see dental cavities. Sometimes the patient takes heed and goes about getting the decay in their teeth (dental cavities) […]

Dental Fillings, When to Change Them

Dental Fillings, When to Change Them When would you need to change your dental fillings? Dental fillings, over time, have a tendency to, well…wear down…like most things. Your consistent chewing force, the eating of hard foods, heat and cold, and even your night-time habits all contribute to how fast or slow your fillings wear down […]

Tooth Sensitivity, Causes and Solutions

Tooth Sensitivity Why you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. When you sometimes are sipping on your hot coffee, or maybe when (on those hot Summer months) you’re enjoying that deliciously refreshing popsicle, do you get a shooting type of sensitivity in your tooth? I know I have in the past. It’s not enjoyable in the […]