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 »

Zoom! Whitening Systems and Your Smile

Do you know what Zoom! whitening is and how it can help you? The Zoom! whitening system uses a high-quality professional treatment to dive deep into teeth for a clean and bright shine that can vastly improve the look and color of your teeth. Although most whitening treatments can be hit or miss, or take… Read more »

How to Keep Your Smile in Top-Notch Condition This Summer

As school lets out for the summer, it’s time to forget about your classwork, but it’s not the time to forget about caring for your smile. As you may have guessed, Dr. and our dental team encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums. To help you do so, we have some… Read more »

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 »