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Can Swimming Impact Your Oral Health?
added on: November 25, 2015

Swimming is a great aerobic activity and can also be a relaxing pastime, but did you know that chlorinated pool water could actually be damaging your teeth? The link between oral health concerns and pool water were first noted in the 1980s, when it was found that nearly 40% of… Read More…


What is Causing Your Tooth Erosion?
added on: November 15, 2015

The enamel is an extremely important part of your tooth, as it protects the entire tooth structure from daily uses like grinding, crunching, biting, and chewing. While it is a hard protective surface, it can crack and chip, and once the damage is done, there is no reversing it. Unfortunately,… Read More…


Fillings or Onlays?
added on: October 23, 2015

Many times when we are upgrading old mercury fillings, patients are faced with the decision to do either composite fillings or more durable restorations called onlays. While both composite fillings and onlays are very aesthetic, the biggest difference between the two is the strength of the material.  White fillings, also called… Read More…


I Want Dentures That Fit!
added on: October 14, 2015

Anymore trying to find dentures that are something other than the “Made in an hour!” or “Dentures for $200!” kind is quite a challenge.  Creating well-fitting dentures is becoming a lost art, and creating ones that look great too can be even more difficult. Why are good dentures becoming hard to… Read More…


Veneers to resurrect a smile
added on: September 29, 2015

So here’s a fun case we worked on recently. DJ was tired of the short teeth with spaces between them.  With some creative work with a laser and some exceptional porcelain veneers, we were able to work wonders with his smile.           We started with two… Read More…


Avoiding Cracked Teeth
added on: September 17, 2015

Here is a good example from this week how teeth with old, mercury fillings can create cracks in teeth (Can my fillings be making my teeth crack?). We repaired both of these molars with custom made ceramic crowns and a composite resin filling on the smaller premolar. If you look closely… Read More…


A dental implant for one tooth or many?
added on: May 4, 2015

How can a dental implant anchor just one tooth or many? One of my favorite benefits of dental implants is how versatile they are.  Because of the way implants are anchored in bone, they are are not only as strong as our natural teeth, they’re usually stronger!  Because they are… Read More…


Am I a candidate for dental implants?
added on: April 24, 2015

While dental implants are one of the best treatments we’ve come up with in dentistry, sometimes you’ll hear your dentist talk about whether “you’re a good candidate.”  What does this mean?  Before we can answer that, let’s take a closer look at a dental implant. In general, an implant is… Read More…


How Do 3D xrays help?
added on: April 13, 2015

Without question, reading traditional xrays requires a bit of imagination. Here is an xray on a new patient we saw last week.  This patient had a root canal on a molar about 10 years ago.  It didn’t stop hurting, so they redid the root canal.  The pain still didn’t go away,… Read More…


Can My Teeth Be Causing My Headaches?
added on: April 6, 2015

I’ll save you the scrolling and give you the answer right off the bat.  The answer is yes they absolutely can! Our jaw joint is called the TMJ, but when this joint isn’t functioning correctly we call it TMJ dysfunction or TMD to more precise. The muscles of our bite are… Read More…


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