Sedatives in Dentistry Are the Unsung Heroes of Oral Health Care Treatments

Sedatives are highly effective and highly popular within dentistry due to the sheer number of people who tend to suffer from dental anxiety and the fear of anyone working on their teeth. With sedatives, any pain or potential discomfort they may associate with a dental visit will drift away in an instant. One of the… Read more »

A Large Cavity Might Compromise Tooth Enamel and Requiring a Crown

A large cavity can form when a small area of tooth decay goes without timely treatment by the team at ’s , , clinic. Left untreated for too long, the tooth decay could compromise a significant amount of tooth enamel. To properly treat a tooth in this dire condition, our dentists might recommend replacing the… Read more »

Complications from Tooth Loss Can Often Be Prevented with a Bridge

If you’ve had a tooth knocked out, extracted or lost to severe tooth decay, it can affect your mouth in more ways than decreasing your ability to chew. If it was a front tooth, it could alter your physical appearance and even impede the clarity of your speech. As time goes on, the structural changes… Read more »

Exercise and Your Teeth: What You Should Know

Have you heard that there are a number of things you can do to keep up on your oral health? For example, you may know that you should brush and floss your pearly whites if you’re hoping to prevent issues like gum disease. It’s also important that you are visiting our team every six months…. Read more »

The Aging and Dental Health Quiz

Your oral health is as important when you are older as it was when your first tooth erupted above your gum line when you turned 1 years old. Are you curious to know what small changes to your oral health you could be doing that can turn around your entire dental health later in life?… Read more »

Canker Sores: How to Get Rid of It

If you have ever had canker sores, you may already know that they can be quite painful. Yet, do you ever think about what a canker sore is, or what you could to do about these sores? Unfortunately, there are not many treatments for canker sores, but there are a few solutions you can try… Read more »

A Damaged Tooth Likely Needs Professional Attention and Treatment

While it’s rare and unfortunate, your teeth can be damaged from any number of sources. This could be something as traumatic as a blow to the face or a hard fall. At the same time, simple things like grinding your teeth at night or using your teeth as tools can also damage a tooth. The… Read more »

Bridges, Implants, and Dentures, Oh My!

If you have suffered an oral accident or injury that has left you with missing teeth, it is important to consider some replacements as soon as you can. offers a wide variety of treatments to suit your needs, including dental bridges, dental implants, and dentures. If you are looking for something a little less permanent,… Read more »

Restore Your Smile with an Implant

What are dental implants? For a patient who is missing one or more permanent teeth, Drs. Allen and Andress may recommend dental implants in , . A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post, which fuses with the… Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Your Chronic Bad Breath Improves Treatment Options

Chronic bad breath can leave you feeling awkward in social settings or when interacting with loved ones. In some situations, odors on your breath might be the result of inconsistent or inadequate oral hygiene habits. Improvement in your daily oral hygiene routine might be the simplest and easiest remedy. However, there are other times when… Read more »