How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Tips for Recovering After Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is a beneficial way of restoring your tooth’s full health and function after severe decay and damage. You deserve the top-notch smile this treatment can give you! However, these pristine results are only achievable when you properly recover after treatment. The recovery period is essential when restoring... Read more »

Children’s Dental Care: The Answers to Your Questions

If you have questions about how to properly and effectively clean and care for your child’s teeth, gums and smile, then our dentist, Dr. Chad Howe, is happy to help you find the answers. It’s very important to do everything you can to keep your child’s smile in tip-top shape,... Read more »

Your Smile and Bruxism

If you are suffering from bruxism, it can often be linked to underlying issues within your mouth that are causing you problems with your oral health. Because bruxism occurs when your grind or clench your teeth at night, in order to effectively treat it properly, you may need to make... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Bonding

Have you ever heard of dental bonding? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure designed to improve the look of your teeth by applying materials directly to the surface of a tooth. With the dental bonding treatment, you can improve the look of your teeth as well as their ability... Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile from Cavities

If you have a cavity, you may feel sharp or throbbing tooth pain when you eat something hot, cold or sweet. While there can be several causes of tooth pain, tooth decay is the most common culprit. By learning now how to protect your smile from cavities, you can enjoy... Read more »

Dental Miracle Makers: Healthy Foods to Eat

The more you do to help keep your smile strong and safe, the safer your smile will actually be. It's a cause and effect relationship as the more you treat it and care for it, the more it will be cultivated. This includes making sure that you are eating the... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Dental Floss

When establishing a flossing plan to enhance your oral health care, always make sure that you are using effective materials and using them effectively. If you are simply going at a fast pace and not really paying attention to what you're doing, your floss may be missing key areas between... Read more »

Are You in Need of a Dental Crown Restoration?

Do you have a tooth in your smile that has been damaged or weakened due to extensive tooth decay, a broken tooth, or root canal procedure? If so, a dental crown or "cap" may be a good dental restoration for you. Dental crowns are permanently cemented into place to cover... Read more »

Treat a Fractured Tooth As Soon As Possible

Your tooth enamel layer is densely packed with durable microscopic mineral crystals to protect the teeth, but a bad fall or a blow to the face can damage the enamel layer and even affect the internal tooth structure. This can be a cause for concern because if a tooth is... Read more »