Tips for Helping Your Smile Recover After Football Season

Did your smile suffer the consequences of not keeping the oral health in mind during football season? If so, it’s time to start helping your teeth and gums. In fact, the sooner you get started, the better. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to do everything you can to restore your oral health and smile…. Read more »

Essential Dental Tips on Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

Did you know that you may be at risk for infections with your gum tissue for no other reason other than genetic predispositions? In some cases, you could contract the disease simply because of lifestyle choices and habits that you are partaking in. Thus, it is essential to be aware of the risk factors of… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Dentures

  It’s never too early to think about tooth replacement treatments to enhance your smile. Whether you need a partial denture to replace as little as one tooth, or complete dentures to replace entire rows of teeth, temporary tooth prosthetics in the form of dentures can prove to be highly effective for improving your overall… Read more »

Composite Resin Might Be Used to Address a Minor Defect on a Front Tooth

The teeth in the front of your mouth play an important role in not only serving to bite off pieces of the foods you want to eat, they are also overtly presented in your smile. When a small cavity, chip, or other physical defect appears on one of these teeth it can leave you feeling… Read more »

Tobacco Stained Tooth Enamel Often Requires a Dental Bleaching Treatment to Whiten Your Smile

If you use tobacco products on even an occasional basis, the tar and other chemicals introduced to your mouth can cause potent dental stains. This is even more likely to be an issue if you also enjoy dark beverages, like coffee on a daily basis. In a situation like this, significant tobacco stains can rarely… Read more »

The Situations When Tooth Extraction is the Best Course of Treatment

Although your dentist, Dr. Shane Ellsworth, wants you to have your natural teeth for a lifetime (as we’re sure you do too), there are times when tooth extraction is the only viable option. Obviously, tooth extraction is a last-resort treatment that is typically needed when other dental treatments, like dental fillings, dental crowns, and root… Read more »

Dental Veneers Needs Some Minimal Maintenance

Dental veneers are a popular and effective option for people who want to enhance their smile’s appearance. The white dental grade porcelain material used for each dental veneer will mimic the appearance of natural tooth enamel, while also being more resistant to future dental stains. After your smile has been cosmetically restored, there are a… Read more »

The Ancient Practice of Tongue Cleaning

Have you recognized the growth in the popularity of tongue scrapers? Well, believe it or not, tongue cleaning is a long way from a new trend. To help feed your craving for an understanding of all things dental, here are some facts on the history of tongue cleaning. In traditional Indian medicine, also known as… Read more »

Keeping Your Mouthguard in Top Condition

With the school years comes the different sports seasons, and of your son or daughter participates in a sport, they need to be outfitted with the proper equipment. Some school districts require mouthguards for certain sports such as football. However, if your child is involved in any sport where there is a chance of an… Read more »

Natural Teeth Whitening: What Works and What Doesn’t

Would you like to know if natural teeth whitening works? are here to expose three teeth whitening myths and propose some alternate solutions. Here are the myths: -The Fruit Method: Some may suggest that you can make your teeth whiter by creating a mixture from citrus-and citrus-based products like lemons, oranges or apple cider vinegar,… Read more »