A Custom Dental Guard Can Help Reduce Complications from Chronic Night Grinding

Unmanaged stress can cause several different responses in the human body. One of the more serious yet seemingly mundane manifestations comes when chronic stress causes you to grind your teeth on a nightly basis. Early on, the abnormal pressure applied to the biting surfaces of teeth can cause chips and significant dental fractures. This can… Read more »

High-Tech Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Maintain Your Bridge

A dental bridge is a common dental restoration that is used by Dr. to replace a missing tooth. It is cast from materials that are immune to the bacterial effects of tooth decay and it is cemented onto a pair of abutments that are made from the core of the two teeth neighboring the void…. Read more »

Why You Should Never Share Your Toothbrush

You probably know that there are several different types of toothbrushes you could choose. However, did you know that there are a few things you’ll need to do if you’re hoping to care for your toothbrush properly? For instance, did you know that you should never share your toothbrush with anyone? In reality, you should… Read more »

A Filling Can Sometimes Repair a Chip in a Non-Essential Part of a Tooth

Sometimes a chip can form in a tooth as a result of chronic night grinding or a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects. Even if the chip doesn’t distress the tooth or cause heightened sensitivity issues, you should still not be remiss in seeking professional care at . With the passage of time and… Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Facts

Did you know that Americans spend millions of dollars every year just on teeth whitening? This is, at least in part, because having imperfections in your smile can be embarrassing. Still, while whitening your teeth is one thing you can do to improve the color of your teeth, did you know that veneers can perfect… Read more »

The Best Ways to Keep Your Toothbrush in Pristine Condition

Your toothbrush does a lot of work scrubbing and cleaning your teeth twice each day. It takes good care of you and your chompers, but that’s only possible if you take care of it. So, our dental team has some helpful tips that can help you keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape. Those tips are:… Read more »

The Different Ways to Repair a Cracked Tooth

Cracking a tooth is a lot easier than you might think. A little too much force against the tooth can start a crack. Something as simple as chewing on ice or popcorn seeds can start the crack. Getting knocked in the jaw, consistently grinding your teeth, and clenching your jaw can all cause cracks. The… Read more »

There Are Multiple Ways to Remove Stains from Tooth Enamel

Dull, yellow shades and stains on tooth enamel can be caused by any number of things. It most commonly occurs from frequent tobacco use or the regular consumption of dark foods and beverages. This introduces tiny stain particles to your mouth, which can adhere to the surfaces of the teeth. If they are not removed… Read more »

An Amalgam Filling is a Durable Option for Repairing a Cavity

A cavity on one of your teeth can become a serious cause for concern. If it isn’t immediately visible in your smile, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend repairing the cavity with an amalgam dental filling in , . This type of filling is made from a blend of biologically inert metals. Once cured, the… Read more »

Setting Some Healthy Smile Goals for the New Year

As a new year begins with the promise of new beginnings, Dr. Ryan R. Bailey, Dr. B. Keith Huff and Dr. Stanley in ,  encourage you to set some healthy smile goals for the new year. A healthy smile not only boosts your self-image but it benefits your general health as well. To help you with… Read more »