What is an Oral Abscess?

What is an Oral Abscess?

What is an oral abscess? An oral abscess is an infection at the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. It’s a result of tooth decay and erosion, which is caused by cavities or poor oral health habits. An abscess creates a pocket of pus on the inside of...
Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Brushing, flossing, and rinsing is the trifecta of keeping your teeth and mouth healthy. But there is more to maintaining a healthy mouth for your overall health. There is more to keeping your teeth and gums healthy than ditching sticky sweets, soda, and smoking.  5...
Seven Different Types of Dentists

Seven Different Types of Dentists

When you think of a dentist, chances are, you think of a general family dentists who performs your regular cleanings and checkups. But that is just one specialty in the field of dentistry. From performing complicated oral surgeries to fixing misaligned teeth to...
Tooth Sensitivity & How to Prevent It

Tooth Sensitivity & How to Prevent It

Tooth sensitivity is common, and many patients have discomfort that is associated with temperature. But your teeth can be sensitive to many other factors that your mouth may encounter on a daily basis. Sensitivity to sugar, acid, brushing and flossing are just a few....
How to Treat & Prevent Gum Infections

How to Treat & Prevent Gum Infections

Every area of your body is apt to getting infections, and your gums are no exception. Gum infections can affect your whole mouth if not treated properly and in a timely manner. If your gums are painful, it can make eating, drinking, or talking difficult and...
What are Veneers?

What are Veneers?

Dental veneers are a cosmetic solution to help you achieve the smile you want. Veneers are an option for patients with chipped teeth, misshaped teeth, or to close the gap between teeth. This is a permanent solution, so having them placed on your teeth is a huge...