Dental Restorations: Dental Crowns

There are times when a tooth may appear to be too damaged to save. However, even in cases of extreme damage, a dental crown may help you to keep your tooth. Dental crowns cap and conceal teeth on all sides down to the gum line for a solid hold that can provide decades of support…. Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Teeth: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy comes with a whole set of changes and expectations for your body. Watching what you eat, what you do, and where you go may become more important than it was before, but this is true for more than just restaurant and travel plans. While it may be the last thing on your mind, taking… Read more »

Seven Causes of Oral Cancer

Cancer of the mouth and throat is discovered in thousands of persons every year. In 2017, over 50,000 oral cancer patients were diagnosed. Because of this, your dentist will not only be looking for cavities and gum disease during your check-up, but he will also be watchful for potential evidence of oral cancer. We have… Read more »

Nutrition and Oral Health

A new year often puts a new focus on positive lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a proper diet and exercising regularly. We know that proper nutrition is important for energy and the functioning of our bodies, but have you ever stopped to think of how nutrition affects your mouth? The easiest way to ensure you… Read more »

Resolve to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

As you prepare your goals for 2018, perhaps start with something simple: take better care of your teeth! This could save you discomfort and hassle. Of course, taking care of your teeth includes taking care of your toothbrush. Be sure to choose a soft-bristled brush that is the right size and shape to reach all… Read more »

Sport’s Drinks and Their Effect on Oral Health

Non-cola drinks, such as energy or sport’s drinks, may be great for your physical health and stamina, but they can be a detriment to teeth. Researchers have studied their effect on oral health and it showed that the most aggressive dissolution effect on teeth enamel were energy or sport’s drinks, especially lemonade. Over a 13-year-period,… Read more »

Playing Contact Sports? Why You Need a Mouth Guard

If you or a loved one participates in sports, good for you! Not only is it great exercise, but teaches patience, self-control, and team building. What’s not great is that it can damage your mouth and teeth if they’re not protected. Today’s blog talks about the importance of mouth guards. What is a Mouth Guard?… Read more »

Are Root Canals Painful?

What comes to mind when you hear the words “root canal?” Do you think they’re pain-inducing? That’s a common answer that we get. To correct some of the falsehoods surrounding root canal procedures, read this post. If you have any more questions, please be sure to call our office and we’ll be happy to help… Read more »

Helpful Info About Toothaches

A toothache is a term for any pain felt within or in the area around a tooth. There are many reasons why you might have a toothache, and none of them should be ignored. A toothache often means that the nerve endings in your mouth have been damaged in some way. The nerves in your… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Bond a Removable Denture in Place

Removable dental appliances like a partial or complete denture created by Dr. Steven J. Brazis and his team are designed to closely match the structure of your underlying gums. This helps provide a strong, comfortable, and natural fit. At the same time many people with a denture appreciate a small amount of denture adhesive to… Read more »