Early Symptoms of a Cavity Call for Timely Treatment

Along with a consistent oral hygiene routine, attending your routine dental checkups is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. The simple outpatient appointment is designed to clean your teeth while also monitoring your mouth for any sign of gum disease and tooth decay. It also involves our dentist administering a simple screening to detect a developing oral or pharyngeal cancer.... read more »

When Are Lasers Used In Dentistry?

You may be surprised to learn that lasers have many purposes in modern dentistry. Dental lasers can be used in the following treatments and procedures. Cosmetic Dentistry Teeth whitening is one of the most common uses for a dental laser, which activates agents in the peroxide bleach to speed up the whitening process. Lasers can lengthen teeth crowns by exposing... read more »

Am I Flossing Correctly?

Flossing is a necessary part of dental health. Floss reaches the places between your teeth where a toothbrush can’t. Flossing gets rid of the plaque there and prevents cavities and gum disease. If you floss your teeth, kudos to you! However, are you flossing correctly? There is a right and a wrong way to floss; here is what you need... read more »