All About Dental Damage Prevention

  Some of the biggest risks to your oral health often come from outside sources. The lifestyle habits you keep and activities you are involved in can have a large influence on the health of your teeth and gums. Thus, it is important to make sure your life is in... Read more »

Cosmetic Imperfections with Your Front Teeth Can Be Addressed by Dental Veneers

Cosmetic imperfections like discolored tooth enamel, chronic dental stains, or minor chips can often leave you with a smile that feels socially embarrassing. This can compromise your self-confidence and cause you to unconsciously alter some of your facial expressions. If you’re unhappy with the general appearance of your smile, you... Read more »

The Facts to Know About Dental Bridges

If you are interested in improving your smile and oral health with a dental bridge, then our dentist, Dr. Chad Howe, is happy to tell you all about the restoration. The more you know about dental bridges, the better chance you have of making the best decision for your smile.... Read more »

How to Choose a Toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is easy--until, perhaps, you find yourself in the toothbrush aisle of the store, staring at an overwhelming number of options. Which is the right toothbrush to buy? Which will get your teeth as clean as they need to be? Good news! There is no universal “right” answer... Read more »

The Development of Teeth

Teeth are one of the most dependable, toughest parts of the body, and their development is truly incredible. Humans go through two sets of chompers in their lives, baby pearly whites and adult pearly whites. (And three sets if you count false teeth!) Here are a few tidbits we’ve compiled... Read more »

Dentures: How They’re Made

You’ve most likely heard that George Washington had wooden dentures, but that’s actually a myth! Washington certainly had dental issues, and he did wear false teeth, but they were created from lead, human chompers and animal parts. These days, we don’t form dentures from lead. Instead, false teeth are made... Read more »

The Tips You Need to Protect Your Smile When You Play a Band Instrument

If you play a band instrument, you probably get caught up in practicing, hitting every note correctly, or even performing a song flawlessly. As you focus, you probably don’t think about your smile and oral health. This can be dangerous for your teeth and gums. Unfortunately, if you’re not careful,... Read more »

Looking into Possible Allergies at the Dentist Office

Are you thinking that you might have had an allergic reaction to something at the dentist office? The first thing to do is find the source of your allergy. Here are some possibilities: Latex Latex can be found in disposable gloves, dental dams, syringes, and bandages and other dental supplies.... Read more »

Bonding or Veneers: Which One Should I Choose?

Have you recently learned that your stained teeth cannot be fixed with a bleaching treatment? Or perhaps you injured your teeth in an accident. Don’t worry; there are solutions: dental bonding or dental veneers. But which one should you choose? Well, it depends on what you want. Dental bonding uses... Read more »

Need Dental Assistance Right Away?

Whether it’s a chip or fracture, crack or lost tooth, you need to visit a dentist as soon as possible to get the right treatment for your tooth. Dr. Chad Howe and our dental professionals want you to receive the best immediate care possible here at our dental office in... Read more »