Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

The Tooth Fairy Promotes Dental Health

Most children have heard of the Tooth Fairy. When your child loses a tooth, they probably parade their small white treasure around the house, proudly showing it to everyone within view. Then, as night descends, they eagerly tuck the tooth beneath their pillow to await the fairy’s arrival. Your child... Read more »

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 »

Taming a Toothache

Mae West once said, “Love conquers all things, except poverty and toothache” and if you have ever had a toothache, you know that the pain has a way of focusing your attention on nothing but your hurting tooth. One of the problems that come with a toothache is the inconvenience.... Read more »

Saving Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

Replacing a missing tooth is more important than you may realize. Obviously, there are cosmetic issues. Without a full set of teeth, you may feel self-conscious about your appearance. However, there are other reasons for making sure that you have a complete smile. Having all of your teeth allows you... Read more »

Oral Hygiene – Your Guide

Keeping up your oral health is just as important as paying attention to your waistline and your diet. In fact, the quality of your oral health is an indicator of whether or not the rest of your body is in as good of shape as it needs to be. But... Read more »

Electric Toothbrushes vs Manual Toothbrushes

You’ve heard the same reiteration over and over since you were young that you need to brush and floss every single day. It’s good to help maintain great oral health (not to mention help your overall health) and can prevent infections and tooth decay. An important factor when it comes... Read more »

Cleaning Your Dentures

You may think that having dentures means that you no longer have to brush your teeth. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. Dentures may not be your natural teeth, but they still need to be cleaned every day. Fortunately, cleaning your dentures is not that difficult. You need... Read more »

When Should You See Your Dentist?

Seeing your dentist regularly is vital because it helps keep problems from developing (think tooth decay, gum disease) and also allows us to take care of issues while they are easily and least invasively resolved. But there are times when you might need to come in to be seen in... Read more »

Reduce the Effects of Gum Recession With a Deep Cleaning Procedure

One of the many potential treatments for gum disease offered at Pamela Crumrine DDS is a deep cleaning procedure called scaling and root planing. We can provide scaling and root planing to counteract gum recession and reduce the bacterial presence of gum disease. While healthy gums fit tightly against the... Read more »