Month: April 2018

What Is Bruxism?

Have you ever heard the term “bruxism?” This refers to a disorder in which people frequently grind their teeth or clench their jaw. Without treatment, this disorder could eventually damage your teeth and increase the risk of serious oral health issues. Let’s look at what causes bruxism and how we treat the disorder.

How Do You Prevent Decay In Your Child’s Smile?

Children can develop decay for a number of reasons, from the foods and drinks they consume to lack of brushing and flossing. However, there are steps you can take to help prevent decay from forming in little smiles.

Does My Smile Need A Custom-Made Crown?

We have a number of treatment options to restore a tooth, whether one has developed tooth decay or major damage. In many cases, we may recommend a custom-made dental crown. What situations call for a crown? What should a patient expect from the placement process?

Why Do We Need Checkups And Cleanings?

When was the last time you had a checkup and cleaning? For many patients, these preventive visits seem unnecessary, especially if they brush and floss daily. However, there are a number of reasons we suggest all patients, even those with good oral health, attend a routine checkup and cleaning.