Your Dentist May Be An Unexpected Ally In Your Battle Against Bulimia

19 December 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you're a teenager who is struggling with the life-threatening eating disorder of bulimia, you might seek to avoid visiting the doctor for your annual physical because you know that he or she will talk to you about what is going on. Even if a part of you knows that you need help, having to discuss your eating disorder with a professional can be painful enough to compel you to avoid making appointments. Read More 

Shortening and Lengthening Teeth: Two Procedures That Your Dentist Can Perform for You

7 November 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you try to smile without showing your teeth some or all of the time, it may be due to a dental-related issue that you don't like. Instead of changing how you smile, you can change the look of your smile for the better by visiting your dentist. One issue that can affect some peoples' smiles is teeth that are either too short or too long. People generally favor evenness across their top and bottom teeth, and when certain teeth are either too short or too long, their smiles may suffer. Read More 

Tooth Brushing Mistakes That You Should Avoid

10 October 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are concerned about your overall oral health, then your probably care for your teeth by brushing and flossing on a daily basis. While this is ideal to keep your teeth free of cavities, some individuals make some serious mistakes when it comes to the way they brush. Keep reading to learn a little bit about these mistakes and how you can go about avoiding them. Brushing Too Hard Read More 

Signs Dentists Look For When Diagnosing Gum Disease

23 September 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are going to a dental visit soon, you should expect your dentist to look inside your mouth for signs of gum disease. Gum disease is something that affects a lot of people, and it can cause severe damage to your mouth if you do not get the treatment you need. As your dentist examines your mouth, he or she will look for the following signs as they indicate that you might have the initial stages of gum disease. Read More 

3 Reasons You Might Need An Oral Surgeon To Perform Your Tooth Extraction

26 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Removing a tooth from your mouth is usually the last resort when it comes to dental care. Eliminating the natural tooth can lead to bone loss and other complications, so dentists try to avoid extractions whenever possible. There are certain situations where the removal of a tooth is the only way to provide ongoing relief.  Both dentists and oral surgeons can perform extractions, making it difficult to determine which dental professional you should schedule an appointment with. Read More