What Happens with Oral Cancer Screenings?

If you are worried about oral cancer screenings, please don’t be! They are included as a part of your regular checkup, and they can be helpful to determine whether you have a problem. If a problem is identified, the dentist can tailor your treatment plan appropriately. Generally, the dentist will begin your oral cancer screening… Read more »

Mouthwash Varieties

If you only had 10 seconds to clean your mouth, what do you do? One option would be to use mouthwash. (Though most mouthwash instructions recommend rinsing with the mouthwash for at least thirty seconds.) Were you aware that there are many mouthwashes you can choose from? Here’s a bit of information you can use… Read more »

Why a Cracked Tooth May Need to Be Removed and Replaced With a Dental Bridge

The tooth enamel that covers your teeth is very hard, but if you experience a hard fall, blow to your face, or an unexpected accident during sports, it could crack a tooth. Playing a contact sport without wearing a quality mouth guard can significantly increase your risk of cracked teeth. If the crack in a… Read more »

Does Your Tooth Meet the Criteria For a Dental Bond?

With the passing of the holiday season, it’s important to make time to properly care for your teeth and gums and report any instances of tooth damage or potential hazards to your dentist as soon as possible. If needed, your smile can receive dental bonding to improve any weakened or damaged areas in the teeth…. Read more »

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 »

Discover Your Dream Smile with Dental Sealants

Because children often increase the risk of tooth decay, it is a good idea to think about tooth guarding treatments to ensure their teeth are safe against the effects of dental erosion. Because children tend to consume a lot of sugars, their teeth can be highly susceptible to enamel erosion do the harmful acids eating… 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 »