How To Identify 3 Types Of Oral Lesions

11 February 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Oral sores or lesions are common, and can sometimes mean that you have an infection or other medical condition. If you develop any sores in your mouth, it is important to see your dentist for a complete check-up and subsequent treatment. In the meantime, here are three different types of oral lesions and how you can identify them: Fever Blisters A fever blister is also known as a cold sore. It is caused by the herpes simplex virus and is characterized by blisters that are fluid-filled. Read More 

Common Causes Of Bad Bad Breath And How You Can Treat It

10 January 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Nearly everyone has bad breath now and then. It can be caused by certain foods you eat or when you can't brush your teeth on schedule. You might even notice your breath is much worse in the morning after your mouth dries out overnight. While bad breath under those circumstances is pretty normal, when you struggle with the condition on a daily basis, it could be a signal that something is wrong. Read More 

Should Your Child See an Orthodontist?

12 December 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

As your child grows, there are many health factors to focus on and address in order to ensure a high quality of life, and teeth are no exception. If certain dental problems are left unchecked, you may end up with expensive orthodontist bills to deal with as your child grows into a teen or adult. Orthodontic issues can also result in lower self esteem for your child. Here are three signs that it's time to take your little one to the orthodontist: Read More 

Why You Should Schedule An Appointment With A Pediatric Dentist If Your Child Has Eating Issues

14 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most parents consider a little pickiness a natural phase of growing up, and most children manage to eat a wide enough variety of foods to avoid nutritional deficiencies. However, pickiness that excludes entire food groups, refusal to eat normal amounts or anything at all, and the consumption of non-food materials can threaten your child's growth and development. Aside from scheduling appointments with a pediatrician, you should also see a pediatric dentist since childhood eating issues are often tied to the following four causes. Read More 

Smoking Doesn’t Have To Severely Stain Your Teeth

20 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Smoking may be the reason for the brown or black stains on your teeth. The nicotine and tar in tobacco make it hard to keep your teeth white and bright. However, there are tips you can follow to help minimize the yellow discoloration and dark staining that smoking can cause. Brush your teeth twice a day. If you are a heavy smoker, try brushing your teeth an additional time or two each day. Read More