Dental Health Resources
Scheduling a periodic appointment with your dentist for a checkup and professional dental cleaning, can help to keep your smile looking good and functioning at its best.
Periodic cleanings at the dental office along with brushing and flossing at home, play an essential role...
As part of a pediatric dental program of preventive care, the dentist may recommend the application of dental sealants.
According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease.
Maintaining a healthy smile depends upon keeping your teeth and gums clean with a daily routine of brushing and flossing.
To help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, it is also important to remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gumline on a daily basis.
To maintain optimal oral health requires establishing an effective oral hygiene regimen...
While it is perfectly normal to experience an acute bout of bad breath after eating certain pungent foods, being plagued by constant bad breath is a different story.
Dry mouth, also known by its medical name, “xerostomia” is a condition characterized by either a lack of saliva or a decrease in its flow.
The two most common forms of dental disease, caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease (gum disease) are caused by the presence of bacterial communities in dental plaque
A healthy occlusion refers to teeth and jaws that are well aligned and in functional harmony.
One of the most commonly occurring lesions in the oral cavity is a mouth ulcer.
Oral cancer accounts for 2.9% of all diagnosed cases of cancer in the United States.
Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) are the most common source of chronic facial pain and jaw dysfunction.
Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting both children and adults.
A dental crown or “cap,” is custom designed and fabricated by the dentist to fit over the damaged tooth.
Composite fillings, which are frequently referred to as either “tooth colored fillings” or “white fillings,” are a combination of biocompatible resins and finely ground, glass-like filler materials.
Dental inlays and onlays offer an excellent alternative to “direct” amalgam or composite fillings to restore teeth that have sustained some damage, but not enough to require a full coverage crown.
A root canal procedure is considered one of the most effective methods of saving and retaining a tooth that has been severely compromised by dental decay or injury.
Bone loss in the jaws and around the teeth can be the result of missing teeth, periodontal disease, or trauma.
Crown lengthening is a common procedure that is routinely performed to re-contour gum tissue and bone.
When the root of a tooth loses its overlying soft tissue, it becomes more vulnerable to decay, sensitivity and additional bone loss.
When periodontal disease is detected early in its onset, conservative or non-surgical methods of care in combination with improved hygiene routines can restore periodontal health.
When gum disease has advanced beyond the initial stage, periodontal surgery is often recommended.
Dental implants represent the most recent and advanced method of replacing lost or missing teeth.
One of the ways to replace missing teeth to restore oral function and appearance is with dentures.
A fixed bridge is a non-removable appliance fabricated to replace missing teeth.
Today’s all-ceramic crowns are fabricated from advanced generations of aesthetically appealing, lifelike materials
Dental bonding is a procedure that is often used to restore teeth affected by decay as well as for the repair of chipped or fractured teeth.
A teeth whitening procedure or bleaching simply refers to any process that will make the teeth appear whiter.
Dental veneers are custom-fabricated facings that offer a conservative and cosmetically pleasing way to improve the appearance of teeth
Braces are orthodontic devices that are used to address problems such as crooked, gapped or crowded teeth, overbites or underbites and improper jaw relationships.
Invisalign® is a form of orthodontic treatment that works to correct many different types of malocclusions through the use of a series of clear plastic trays called aligners.
Traumatic oral injuries can range from dental injuries to the teeth to more complex and severe damage to the soft tissues and bones of the face.
Although the reason for most toothaches is cavities, a toothache or what may feel like pain related to the teeth can be due to any number of underlying conditions.