Times Where Teeth Need Caps

Dental caps (a.k.a. crowns), are a type of dental restoration that will completely encircle your tooth. To know whether you need one, you should ask us several questions. Why Do I Need a Crown? There are several reasons why we may recommend that you get a crown. For...

Why Do We Always Need to Check Your X-rays?

When you come to our office for a regular check-up, one of the steps we take is an x-ray. We also use x-rays when you come in for some problem with your teeth and gums. It often seems like we take too many x-rays or take them too often. It is important to understand...

Do You Get Enough Fluoride from Your Tap Water?

Most people are aware of the benefits of fluoride for their oral health. They buy toothpaste with fluoride, but that is not the only source of fluoride people rely on. Water often contains fluoride, especially if it is tap water. In fact, fluoride is added to tap...

Ways of Keeping Dental Crowns Safe from Damage

Dental crowns are strong and durable, but they can also be damaged and can even fall out of your mouth if you’re not careful. When that occurs, your tooth becomes vulnerable to damage, and the root of the tooth may even be exposed. That can be painful, so you...

Do Cracked Teeth Require Repairs?

Cracked teeth happen from time to time. Due to this, it is important to know whether or not you need to have them repaired. This repair can help keep the tooth integrity as good as it can possibly be, while also ensuring that the person get the right care needed...

Why Do We Poke at Your Teeth During Exams?

No one likes being poked. We get that. A lot of people have issues with their gums being poked during dental examinations. We don’t poke at your gums in order to make you uncomfortable, we are actually poking around your gums as a diagnostic tool. Not sure how...