Untreated Gum Disease Can Lead to Tooth Loss

Your gums play an important role in helping to anchor your teeth in your mouth as well as protecting the relationship between dental roots and the underlying bone structure. Gum disease caused by poor oral hygiene can weaken the integrity of your periodontal tissues. Left untreated, a severe form of... Read more »

Caring for Your Smile With Dental Floss

If you are looking to clean between your teeth, dental floss will need to be used. Dental floss utensils are highly effective interdental cleaning tools designed to reach areas between teeth that traditional tools such as brushes cannot reach. Through the use of dental floss, you can rinse out and... Read more »

How Can I Relieve Teething Discomfort?

If your baby is teething, you’re likely searching for a solution to help soothe the discomfort. No one likes to see their baby in pain! Our dentist, Dr. Christopher Burton, understands how hard the teething phase can be for both you and your baby. So, he would like to help... Read more »

Tips for Knowing if Your Mouthwash Is Effective

If you’re in search for the perfect mouthwash for your smile and oral health, then our dentist, Dr. Christopher Burton, is more than happy to give you the tips you need. As you probably already know, choosing an effective mouthwash can be a difficult task, especially because there are many... Read more »

Healthy Tooth Enamel Helps Lessen Your Chances of Developing Significant Dental Stains

Your teeth get the strength to bite and chew food thanks in large part to the mineral density of your tooth enamel. This biological mineral substance has microscopic textures and pores on the surface. If you struggle to remember to brush your teeth each morning and night or you fail... Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Cavity Prevention Treatments

If left untreated, enamel erosion can eventually cause cavities to form and ultimately trigger infections or promote tooth loss. Thus, it is important to establish an effective cavity prevention plan to keep your enamel strong and safe against the hazards some food or acids create, which cause dental erosion and... Read more »

Check with Your Dentist Before Using a New Whitening Product

Dental stains on the teeth in your mouth can be socially embarrassing. Even if you cut back on dark beverages, and tobacco use the discoloration of your tooth enamel will likely remain. Many people in this situation find themselves tempted to experiment with the whitening products sold at the retail... Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Conserve a Decayed Tooth

Acids can be introduced to the tooth enamel and result in cavities if you drink a lot of carbonated beverages or don’t have an effective oral hygiene routine. Tooth decay will weaken more and more of the tooth enamel and worsen any dental pain or tooth sensitivity if not treated.... Read more »

When Your Child Wants to Be a Dentist

Has your child or teen told you they are interested in being a dentist? If so, that’s great news! Being a dental professional is a great career choice. There are many reasons why being a dentist can be a wonderful career, like: -Dentists do more than detect cavities. They fix... Read more »

Adults Have Dental Anxiety, Too

 A past negative experience at the dentist oftentimes creates dental anxiety, which makes your upcoming appointments scary. Our team wants you to have the best dental experience at our office, and we are happy to help you make that happen. We have some ideas that may be beneficial.  First, find... Read more »