Three Simple Tips for Whiter, Brighter Teeth

Would you like to keep your teeth looking their whitest? Here are three simple, do-it-yourself methods that you can try at home for maintaining a beautiful smile. First and foremost, drink more water. Dilute the dark, pigmented foods and beverages (especially things like ketchup and soy sauce, which folks often... Read more »

Three Wonderfully Easy Ways to Prevent Cavities

Are you looking for easy ways to keep cavities at bay? Here are my top three favorite things for you to do at home to help prevent cavities: 1. Drink more water - The best choice at meal time and in between is always water. It dilutes the acidic foods... Read more »

Reap the Benefits of Adult Fluoride Varnish

Let's take a minute to discuss the importance of adult fluoride varnish. The latest dental research concluded that adults who get fluoride varnish applications at their cleaning appointments have significantly fewer cavities at their next check-up. The fluoride actually assimilates into the structure of the tooth, making it stronger. This... Read more »

Straws vs. Sippy Cups

For children ready to venture off the bottle and onto bigger and better things, what should a parent choose? I get asked this a lot. As a dental professional, I can tell you that the best choice when drinking water is to teach your child to drink from a cup.... Read more »

Careful Shopping Can Help You Find the Right Toothpaste

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day as the first step of an effective, daily oral hygiene routine. Along with flossing once each day, this will help to remove plaque and food particles from your mouth and prevent tartar from hardening on your teeth. Finding the... Read more »

Your Dental Checkup Can Be a Good Time to Have Dental Sealants Applied to Your Teeth

The American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental checkup and cleaning performed by a dentist twice each year. Here at Pamela Crumrine DDS, we will remove all traces of plaque and hardened tartar from your teeth while examining your mouth for early signs of gum disease, tooth decay and... Read more »

Improve Your Summer Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Improve your summer smile with cosmetic dentistry, which consists of dental treatments that can enhance your aesthetic appearance. Some cosmetic treatments are used to repair the appearance and function of broken or damaged teeth, while others are designed to replace missing or lost teeth. Listed below are some astonishing cosmetic... Read more »

The Link Between Aging and Oral Health

The link between aging and oral health is well documented. Not only can your oral health be the first indicator of a serious ailment in your body, but it can also be an indicator of declining health as we age. Fortunately, your smile can stay strong throughout your lifetime if... Read more »

What Are Dental Veneers Used For?

What are dental veneers used for? Dental veneers are a sturdy tooth restoration treatment that can not only enhance your smile, but they can also conceal and cover up many negative or unrepairable aspects of it. Dental veneers work by crafting a thin yet durable shell that is cemented directly... Read more »

Caring for a Dental Crown

A dental crown has been placed on a tooth by Dr. Pamela Crumrine to support it and restore it to its former shape, size, and strength. But now what? How do you care for your dental crown, and thus maintain your oral health? After having a dental crown placed, as... Read more »