Important Information About Dry Mouth

When you wake up in the morning, does your mouth feel sticky and dry? You may also experience this sensation when you have a cold and have to breathe through your mouth. This feeling is known as dry mouth. It occurs when there is a lack of saliva in the mouth. Saliva is important because it helps rid the mouth of lingering food and bacteria. When bacteria are not removed from the mouth, they will continue to increase and eventually build up along the gum line, leading to problems with decay and gum disease.

4 Ways To Keep Your Gums Healthy

Did you know that gum disease affects more than half of American adults? Gum disease is an infection that develops in the gum tissue. It can be difficult to diagnose, so it is important to be mindful of any changes to your oral health. Look for signs such as red and swollen gums, bad breath, and bleeding gums. There are certain things you can do to ensure your gums remain healthy:

How To Prevent A Dental Emergency & What To Do If One Occurs

We don’t know about you, but we are thrilled that spring is right around the corner. Spring is a time when many of our patients go outdoors to play sports and have fun with family. Nothing can ruin a fun time or exciting plans like a dental emergency. It always seems like an emergency happens at the least ideal time. There are certain things you can do to help prevent a dental emergency. Read on to learn more.

Top Benefits Of Porcelain Veneers

Would you like to improve your front teeth? Since this month is all about love, there is no better time to make the necessary steps to love your smile. We provide a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can bring about any change you want to see in your smile. If your front teeth are what you are looking to improve, there is one treatment in particular that we may recommend — porcelain veneers. Read on to learn more about this popular treatment.

When Do Baby Teeth Fall Out And Other Helpful Tips

If you have a young child in your life, you know how exciting it is when the first baby tooth falls out. For many families, it usually precedes the first visit from the tooth fairy. Not only can this be an exciting time for children, but it can bring on some nervous feelings as well. Parents can also get a bit anxious and often have questions about their children losing their teeth. We want to share some information about losing baby teeth to help everyone feel better.

For Healthy Teeth & Gums — What We Recommend

Happy 2024! With the start of the new year, it is a common practice to take time to reflect on the prior year and make changes to improve your life. We want our patients to reflect on their oral health. If it has been some time since you and your family visited our office for an oral hygiene examination and cleaning, there is no better time to schedule an appointment. Even if you have an excellent oral hygiene routine, regular cleanings and examinations in our office are necessary. Read on to learn more about the importance of professional cleanings.

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Get that Cavity Treated

During your routine oral hygiene examinations, we not only thoroughly clean your teeth, but we also check for problems that can impact your oral health. We look for issues like gum disease and oral cancer. The most common problem that affects our patients of all ages is tooth decay, also known as a cavity. Most people are aware of the term cavity, but do you really understand what it means and how it is caused? Read on to learn more about cavities and what can happen if they are not treated.