Is Your Mouth Safe and Free from Cavities?

Is your mouth safe and free from cavities? Cavities are caused by the destruction to your tooth enamel to the point that a hole has formed in a tooth. Although your tooth enamel is a very strong protective layer of your teeth, it can be eroded away as the result of plaque buildup and harmful acids. If a cavity forms,... read more »

Are You Interested in Having the Healthiest Smile?

Are you interested in having the healthiest smile? Did you know that daily habits beyond brushing and flossing could be crucial in the state of your teeth and gums, both positively and negatively? If you are experiencing any changes in your mouth, make sure they are positive ones. For any dental products you may use, always consult your dentist first... read more »

Dental Bridges Can Give You the Complete and Attractive Smile You Desire

If you have a gap in your smile and you’re interested in replacing your missing teeth, then it’s time to consider your tooth-replacement options. One beneficial way of replacing your teeth is to fill the gap in your smile with a dental bridge. This is a great way to replace your teeth if you’re not quite fond of the invasive... read more »

Your Teeth Are Precious, Treat Them Like It

Missing and lost teeth are often the result of improper care or neglect. All it takes is a single oral injury or neglected ailment to go unnoticed for your entire smile to chance indefinitely. As long as you are taking the necessary precautions to protect your teeth and gums, and seeking the proper care, your smile can grant you happiness... read more »

The Facts About Sedation Dentistry

Are you interested in protecting your teeth? If you are, you probably know that you’ll need to set up an appointment with our dentist at least once every six months for a routine checkup. These appointments are extremely important because our team can identify issues before they become too serious—and because they’ll become more serious if they aren’t addressed. Still,... read more »

Teeth Lost to Chronic Gum Disease Can Be Replaced by Removable Dentures

If left untreated, gum disease can pose a significant threat to the health and integrity of your teeth. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can result in the loss of bone tissue near the roots of your teeth. In time, this can result in the loss of multiple teeth and weaken remaining teeth. To restore the full... read more »

A Few Tips on Avoiding Dry Socket

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem. If you need to have a tooth extracted,... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Prevent Cavities on Back Teeth

As your son or daughter’s primary teeth are replaced by their permanent teeth, it’s natural for their back teeth to have deep pits and fissures on the biting surfaces. If residual food particles and plaque become trapped in these areas, it can lead to large areas of tooth decay. When this occurs, your dentist, Dr. Shannon De Vera, often has... read more »

Teeth Restorations Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Teeth restorations come in all shapes and sizes. Dentures can be crafted for individuals missing a few teeth or even all of them. For problems such as broken or well-worn teeth, crowns can conceal the damages that have occurred. Even teeth with cavities can be filled in with our safe resin-based composite fillings. Below is a list of some of... read more »

What Are the Oral Side Effects of Medication?

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do to protect your teeth. The health of your mouth can actually affect the health of your entire body. For this reason, we recommend being conscientious of the medications you take and telling our dentist about any medications you take. Would you be surprised to learn that many... read more »