Therapeutic Botox® for TMJ and Migraines

Botox® is commonly known for cosmetic purposes, to eliminate wrinkles and fine lines to give you a more youthful appearance. What most people do not know is that it is a great alternative for treating TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) disorder, which causes jaw tension and pain. The FDA (Federal Dentist Association) says Botox® injection has shown […]

Are You Brushing Your Teeth the Right Way?

Brushing your teeth seems so simple and part of your daily routine, but there are incorrect brushing techniques that maybe causing problems. A common misconception is that brushing is enough, but in fact brushing alone misses more than half the germs in your mouth. It is just as important to clean between your teeth, as […]

Tooth Erosion

What is tooth erosion? The loss of the surrounding tooth structure, where the hard part of your teeth (enamel) is worn away by acid. Over time, this may cause your teeth to become sensitive, cracked, and discolored. What causes tooth erosion? Acid is one of the main causes. Drinking carbonated beverages, energy and sports drinks, […]

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy is treatment to save teeth, which would otherwise need to be removed when the pulp of a tooth (blood or nerve supply of the tooth) is infected by decay or an abscess. The abscess can be painful due to “fluid-filled gum blister” next to your tooth. The pus builds pressure around the […]

Ever Thought of Getting Invisalign?

Ever thought of getting Invisalign, but you did not know what the process would be like and how it could benefit you? Your Invisalign treatment consists of a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that you change every two weeks for the next set of aligners. Each aligner is individually manufactured for your teeth, and […]

Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?

Dental X-rays are making national news and causing many people to be fearful of receiving dental x-rays. The recent study connecting an increase of the brain tumor Meningioma ( the most common brain tumor and is usually benign) with the increased frequency of dental x-rays, is an important issue to address as many patients are […]

CEREC Crowns

Which type of crown would you prefer? Porcelain crown and wait two weeks for a laboratory to make or a CEREC crown in one visit right here in the office? Traditional Crowns are made in a two week process at a laboratory and requires at least two visits. The tooth is numbed and shaped, an […]

Dental Implants

Implant dentistry is a proven beneficial treatment option for patients with missing teeth. Missing teeth can affect the health of your mouth and the way that the rest of your teeth fit together. An implant revives the anatomy and function of a natural tooth. Dental implants are made to look and feel like natural teeth […]

Periodontal Disease

The mouth is a window into the health of the body. Keeping good care of your teeth and gums not only prevents cavities and bad breath, but reduces the risk of possible links to other diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke). The mouth is filled with countless bacteria, which is […]

The Bionic Mouth

Tooth loss is an epidemic. Tooth loss can be caused by a variety of things, tooth decay, gum disease, or simple genetics.   An astonishing one-fourth of Americans over the age of 65 have no teeth at all.  With this, comes a feeling of loss, you have lost your appearance you have been used to for these 65 […]