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 »

How to Practice Effective Dental Hygiene

Proper brushing and flossing every day is necessary to achieve ideal oral health and prevent dental problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Our team can help you improve your dental care routine if you are struggling to keep your smile in good health. You should be brushing your... Read more »

How to Recover After Tooth Extraction

If you’re about to extract a tooth from your jaw, then you are on your way to a better and healthier smile. This might not seem like the case now, but it will in the future. However, this will only be the case if you properly recover. So, our dentist,... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Be Needed to Replace a Tooth Lost to a Severely Untreated Cavity

Cavities typically occur in textured areas of tooth enamel that has been compromised by long-term poor oral hygiene practices. If you further choose not to have the ailing tooth treated by a professional dentist like Dr. Mark Hughen the area of tooth decay will start to compromise an increasing amount... Read more »