The x-ray is an essential part of a routine dental examination, as it gives the dentist a look at the tooth structure beneath the gum line as well as the… Read More


Some people, especially kids, are very prone to getting cavities no matter how much they brush.  If this sounds like you or someone in your family, you may want to… Read More

Root Canals

Though the term, “root canal” can strike fear into the hearts of many, root canal therapy is actually a common dental treatment for saving an abscessed tooth. Why would I… Read More

Tooth Decay Prevention

When the enamel coating surrounding healthy teeth breaks down, tooth decay is the result.  Tooth decay leads to the destruction of tooth structure and the development of cavities, or holes,… Read More

Prevention & Care

The two most important steps to keeping your teeth strong and healthy are regular dental visits and proper dental hygiene. Proper Dental Hygiene Proper dental hygiene is all about the… Read More

Gum Disease

Gum disease is caused by bacteria that harm not only the gums surrounding a tooth, but also the connective tissues and bone structure beneath the gums. When these tissues and… Read More


Gingivitis is an infection in the gums, also known as a periodontal infection, and it is most commonly caused by poor oral hygiene.  In its early stages, gingivitis is easily… Read More

Family Dentistry

A family dentistry practice is designed to serve patients of all ages, from small children to senior citizens.  Similar to general dentistry, family dentistry is primarily preventive in scope and… Read More

Dental Examinations

Dental associations recommend that all patients over the age of three visit their family or general dentist every six months. During this visit, patients undergo a thorough dental cleaning and… Read More