Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

Missing teeth are never a fun thing to deal with, and if you’ve wondered what you can do to restore not only your smile, but your chewing abilities, consider dental implants. This surgical element interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis, and can... Read more »

Avoid Eating Hard Candies

Picture some things you shouldn’t chew on: pen caps, lollipop sticks and maybe even ice come to mind. But what about solid candies? Although jawbreaker candies, unlike most of that list, are edible, their hard structure is too difficult to chew on, and if you do chew on them, you... Read more »

The Different Types of Dental Crowns That Can Restore Your Smile

There are many different types of dental crowns in the world today. This means you have more than one option when it comes to restoring your tooth with a dental restoration. To help you choose the right dental crown for your tooth and smile, our dentist, Dr. Keith Kitchens, is... Read more »

Drink Water for a Happy Holiday

For a healthy smile this holiday season, don’t forget to drink water! If you get dehydrated, your entire body is affected. It can reduce brain function, physical capacity, and strength. Water is great for your smile. It cleans the mouth of food particles and other debris, and cleans acids and... Read more »

An Untreated Chipped Tooth Could Eventually Fracture

An Untreated Chipped Tooth Could Eventually Fracture When a tooth has chipped, the damage to the tooth enamel layer is sometimes minimal. Sometimes this does little more than alter the tooth’s appearance or cause some minor sensitivity when consuming hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things. However, you should not let... Read more »

Treat Your Smile to Periodontal Care for Beautiful Results

A beautiful smile comes from healthy teeth and gums. Yet, gum disease is one of the most prevalent oral diseases today. With easy access to proven safe and effective oral hygiene tools such as American Dental Association approved toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental flossing methods, and mouthwashes to keep bacteria in check,... Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings

Have you suffered the effects of tooth decay for such a long time that a cavity has now presented itself within a tooth? If so, it must be treated immediately. If a cavity is left untreated, serious infections such as pulp damage and tooth loss can occur. A highly effective... Read more »

Symptoms of Bruxism

If you are stressed, don’t follow the advice to “keep a stiff upper lip”- at least not literally. You may end up grinding your teeth! The medical term for teeth grinding is bruxism. It occurs by nature unconsciously, usually while the afflicted is sleeping. Stress can be a major contributor,... Read more »

Periodontally Brushing Your Teeth with Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Remove Minor Dental Stains

Dental stains can adhere on the faces of your teeth when you eat certain foods, consume dark beverages, or occasionally use tobacco. If minor surface stains aren’t removed in a reasonable amount of time, they can start to saturate deeper into your tooth enamel. As this starts to happen it... Read more »

Advice about Dental Implants

Even though there are many different methods of replacing missing teeth, one of the most successful treatments is dental implants. Not only are they sturdy, but they can last a lifetime if you take care of them. Replace your missing teeth with dental implants, and give your mouth the perfect... Read more »