3 Ways To Change Your Diet & Improve Your Dental Health

In order to have healthy teeth, you have to do more than brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss on a regular basis. You also need to make sure that you are providing your body with the nutrients it needs to keep your teeth healthy and strong. Here are three ways you can change your diet and improve your dental health at the same time.  Increase Your Calcium Intake Read More 

If You Play Sports, Be Prepared For This Dental Emergency

You never know when you might end up losing a tooth. But if you (or someone in your family) plays sports, then it pays to be prepared. In addition to sports like football and hockey, remember that falling from a bicycle or dirt bike, taking a tumble from the top of a cheerleading tower, or being hit by a baseball could all cause a tooth to be knocked out. A knocked-out tooth is a time-sensitive issue; in fact, it is considered a dental emergency. Read More 

A Whole New Smile: How Recontouring Can Improve Your Teeth

If you've been struggling with a smile that's uneven or teeth that are rough and misshapen, your dentist may suggest that you consider recontouring. It is a cosmetic procedure that alters the shape of your teeth through a process of grinding small amounts of enamel away. As the enamel is removed, it alters the length, shape or surface texture of the tooth. Here's a look at what makes a good candidate for this procedure and what you could expect of the process. Read More 

4 Common Causes of Swollen Gums

Do you have swollen gums? Are you looking for an explanation of what is causing your gums to be swollen? Below, you will find a list of four things that could be contributing to or causing your gums to swell and cause you the discomfort. Gingivitis One of the most common causes of swollen gums is gingivitis. Proper dental care practices are required to prevent gingivitis from occurring. If you aren't brushing, flossing, and rinsing twice every day, gingivitis could quickly become an issue. Read More 

Keep Calm And Put Your Dental Crown On: Is A Dental Crown Right For You?

Going to the dentist is a chore nobody wants to do, and a visit to the dentist can be made exponentially worse when you find out you need a dental crown. Hearing you need an extra dental procedure probably makes you weary; a regular check-up is stressful enough. If your dentist recently told you that you needed a crown, you might be wondering whether it's worth getting and how it will benefit you. Read More