Basics About Zoom Whitening

Have you ever wondered what your teeth would look like if they were free of stains and discolorations? Did you know that there are teeth restoration techniques like Zoom whitening that focus specifically on improving the shade of your teeth? For a better understanding of the basics of Zoom teeth whitening treatments, here are some… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Safely Remove Stains That Have Saturated Your Tooth Enamel

The outer tooth enamel layer of your teeth is microscopically porous. When minor dental stains adhere to these surfaces they can gradually start to saturate your tooth enamel leaving you with a stained and unsightly smile. In a situation like this, you will likely find retail grade whitening products to be ineffective at restoring your… Read more »

Dental Checkups and Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is one of the most rampant conditions we treat at our office. Though numerous patients have dealt with it for years before working with us, we’re able to make it much more controllable through education and a few little endorsements. Read on to find out more about dry mouth. The main effect of… Read more »

A Chronic Sinus Infection Can Cause Temporary Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity problems can certainly prove inconvenient, uncomfortable, and worrisome. Some of these cases can be related to a multitude of factors. Determining the most applicable source will help determine the most effective treatment strategy advocated by Dr. J. Brandon Allen and Dr. Meagan Andress. While many cases of tooth sensitivity can be attributed to chronic… Read more »

Should I Get Dental Crowns, or Veneers?

Cosmetic dentistry is a great way to have a bright, shining smile. There are many options that will give you that superstar smile. Two of the most common options are dental veneers and dental crowns. When you get dental veneers, a small bit of tooth enamel is removed, and a small shell is fastened to… Read more »

The Best Ways to Prevent Enamel Erosion and Cavities

It’s important to prevent enamel erosion and cavities if you want a top-notch smile and oral health. This is because enamel erosion breaks down the tooth enamel and makes it weak, giving tooth decay the window of opportunity to create cavities. If you’re not careful, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. So, please… Read more »

Dental Basics Save Your Teeth

Remember these basics as you try to prevent cavities. Daily habits can save you a lot of trouble down the road! First, be sure you are brushing your teeth twice a day, for two minutes each time. This should be done with a soft-bristled toothbrush, using gentle pressure and short, back-and-forth strokes. If you have… Read more »

A Small Cavity on One of Your Back Teeth Might Be Repaired with an Amalgam Filling

Each of the large teeth in the back of your mouth play an important role in helping to grind and chew the foods you eat. If bacterial deposits develop on the textured biting surface or in the spaces between the teeth it can cause a small cavity to develop in the tooth enamel. If it’s… Read more »

What You Should Consider Before Whitening Your Teeth

For patients with stained or yellowed teeth, Drs. Allen and Andress may recommend teeth whitening in , . However, it is important to note that not everyone is a candidate for teeth whitening. Before any whitening is treatment is performed, it is important that you consider certain factors. Age & Pregnancy Teeth whitening is not… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Bad Breath Care

Did you know that bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, is an oral health condition caused by foul odors arising from your mouth? Usually, these odors arise from bacteria. Treating bad breath is a key component of optimum oral health. The best smiles are possible with bad breath care. Facts about bad breath include:… Read more »