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 »

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 »