Your Dental Visits Are Important

Do you keep up with your dental appointments? Do you know, if you skip your dental appointment, you could be putting your teeth at risk of untreated cavities that lead to tooth loss and gum disease? Your dental visits are an essential part of keeping your smile healthy throughout your... Read more »

An Impacted Wisdom Tooth May Need Surgical Extraction

Most people have four wisdom teeth embedded in the gums at the back of the mouth. These vestigial third molars tend to develop in the teenage years and later attempt to emerge from the gums behind each rear molar. As they attempt to erupt from the gums the wisdom teeth... Read more »

Improvements in Oral Health Care: Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that cold and flu season can negatively affect your oral health? Cold and flu season can often lead to a downturn in your oral health because you may find yourself caring more for the illnesses and starting to neglect your oral health in the meantime. However, the... Read more »

Cleaning Your Dentures

You might be tempted to think that once you have dentures, your days of brushing your teeth are over. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. How you brush will change, but you will still have to practice good oral hygiene. Just like your natural teeth, your dentures can... Read more »

Better Than Commercial Whitening Strips

Teeth may look totally solid, but in actuality, the surface of your tooth is porous. These pores soak up the pigments from deep-colored foods and drinks, such as red wine and coffee, as well as tobacco products. This can leave your teeth stained. Retail whitening products can help reduce surface... Read more »

Eat Healthy Foods for Oral Health

The best food choices are ones that can keep your teeth and gums safe. As many substances are known to cause harm to your waistline, the same substance often can cause harm to your gum line as well. Be aware of products such as sugars and carbs that have been... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Toothache Treatments

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with a toothache? If you are suffering from a toothache, it could be linked to nerve damage in a tooth. In addition, it could be an infection that has been caused by numerous ailments including tooth decay, periodontal disease, or even a... Read more »

Cap Your Damaged Tooth with the Help of a Dental Crown

Do you have a damaged tooth in your smile that could use a little help? If tooth decay, an oral injury resulting in a broken tooth, or root canal treatment has left you with a tooth needing repair or strengthening, a dental crown restoration might just be the right fix... Read more »

Why Do I Need to Brush?

Your dentist, Dr. Mark Hughen, strongly encourages brushing your teeth every morning and night for two minutes each time. Do you ever wonder why? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dental team will be happy to discuss the benefits of brushing to help you understand... Read more »

Dental Questions Answered on Dental Damage Prevention

  The risk of dental damage is a tooth hazard that exists no matter what your oral health care levels are and or even how old you are. However, the risk of dental damage is often much more prevalent in individuals who are partaking in activities and habits that severely... Read more »