Sometimes a Loose Tooth Just Needs Time

The human body is a marvel of biological engineering. Some of its most profound changes occur in the early years of childhood through adolescence. Among these many changes is the shedding of your child’s 20 primary teeth to accommodate their 32 permanent teeth. As you may recall from your own childhood, primary teeth are not… Read more »

A Dental Implant Supported Bridge Can Replicate Multiple Missing Teeth

If you are missing one or more teeth, whether it is due to untreated tooth decay or severe oral trauma, you may not be as confident in your smile. Beyond the appearance of your smile, did you know that having missing teeth could actually harm your oral health? Your remaining teeth can begin to shift…. Read more »

Dental Disasters: Diabetes Connection to Oral Health

With well over 29 million people in the United States alone suffering from diabetes, it is safe to say that this is a national health epidemic. The nefarious connection between diabetes and overall body health is well established, and that also includes your dental health. A compromised immune system and the body’s inability to control… Read more »

Building Your Smile With Healthy Foods

Your diet plays a key role in your oral health. If your diet is unhealthy, your oral will suffer. Unhealthy foods are abundant in most diets and are prominent in several areas of our society. Not only can they do damage to your physical appearance, but they can cause harm to your teeth and gums…. Read more »

These Dental Emergency FAQs Could Save Your Smile

While oral emergencies may be mild in the beginning, they can become severe if ignored or not handled well. The good news is that oral emergencies and injuries can benefit from proper care and require only minimal recovery time if addressed promptly. We invite you to review some frequently asked questions about treating common dental… Read more »

Use These Tips to Maintain Your White Teeth

Have you recently whitened your smile with our professional whitening treatment or with an over-the-counter whitening treatment? If so, you are probably wondering how to maintain those white results for as long as possible, right? Well, our dentists, Drs. Nooraee and Gandy, are more than happy to help you do so. All you need to… Read more »

Bleeding From the Gums? You May Have One of These Conditions

Many patients consider the presence of bleeding gums to be harmless and nothing to seek treatment for, but bloody gums are a common sign of other oral health issues. We encourage you to not ignore your bleeding gums, but rather look into their underlying cause. We review three main causes of bleeding gums that may… Read more »

Dental Fillings Can Treat Cavities Caused by Poor Dental Hygiene

Failing to brush your teeth each morning and night, or not thoroughly flossing at least once each day can leave food particles, sugar residue, and plaque in your mouth. Over time, these can cause a chronic buildup of plaque acids that are capable of demineralizing your tooth enamel. Initial signs of a developing cavity might… Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Used to Treat Tooth Enamel Attrition

Uncorrected deviations in the alignment of your bite pattern can start to gradually degrade the enamel layer on one of your teeth. At first you might not notice the problem. Yet as time goes on an abnormal texture might develop on an affected tooth. This might also be accompanied by gradually worsening tooth sensitivity. If… Read more »

A Mild to Moderate Cavity May Be Just Right For Dental Inlays and Onlays

If you have not heard much about dental inlays and onlays or any of the amazing benefits they can offer a tooth, our dentists would be happy to tell you more about these restorations. Dental inlays and onlays are often ideal for a mild to moderate cavity that doesn’t merit a dental filling or crown…. Read more »