Restore Your Smile with Dentures

No matter your age, the risk for oral accident or injury is always present. Because the last of your permanent teeth grow in when you are only a teen, the dangers for permanent tooth loss follow can follow you for many decades. However, permanent tooth loss does not mean you... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Basics

While you brushing your teeth, move the brush in small circles so you clean out any food particles that could be trapped beneath your gum line. You should also hold your toothbrush at an angle and gently and meticulously brush all the surfaces of your teeth and the front and... Read more »

Tooth Decay and Gum Disease Prevention in Children

Tooth decay and gum disease prevention in children is just as important as it is for adults. Caring for their teeth and gums early on their life can assure the greatest likelihood of oral health care success later on down the road. Teaching them at a young age how to... Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Help Reverse the Effects of Enamel Erosion

The regular consumption of acidic foods and beverages can gradually deplete the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. This is even more likely to be an issue if you struggle to maintain consistent oral hygiene habits or if you've had an eating disorder in the recent past. Without treatment or... Read more »

10 Fun Facts About Your Toothbrush

Proper dental hygiene is essential for your oral health. Your toothbrush takes a large role in your oral hygiene routine. Read on for some fun toothbrush facts: The first mass-produced toothbrush was invented in prison. In 1770, William Addis was thrown in jail for starting a riot. He observed other... Read more »

A Dental Checkup Is Important for Maintaining Long-Term, Good Oral Health

The American Dental Association offers several recommendations for maintaining good, long-term oral health. On a daily basis, this involves brushing your teeth twice per day and flossing once each evening. Maintaining a healthy mouth also includes visiting your dentist, Dr. Pamela Crumrine, twice a year for a dental checkup in... Read more »

A Tooth with a Severely Damaged Root Might Need a Bridge Restoration

As hard as your tooth enamel is, there are still times when a hard blow to the face or other oral trauma can carry so much force that it shatters a tooth. In an extreme case, the damage could compromise a significant amount of the pulp or even damage the... Read more »

The Tips You Need to Avoid Toothaches on a Regular Basis

Toothaches are inconvenient and painful. They make life difficult and they irritate you by constantly ringing within your tooth or gums. This is a troublesome situation and many wish to avoid it at all costs. If you're one of these people, our dedicated dental team has some tips for you!... Read more »

How to Keep Your Tongue Healthy

Did you know that your tongue has over a thousand taste buds on it? Have you ever heard that your tongue is actually the strongest muscle in your body? Your tongue plays an important role in helping you breathe, eat, and even speak. Caring for your tongue well will help... Read more »

The Steps of a Professional Dental Cleaning

Many people are nervous, or even anxious leading up to their biannual professional cleaning. An individual may be nervous because of the strange noises or prodding going on in their mouth. However, for most people, professional teeth cleaning is quite simple and painless. If you know what is going on... Read more »