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 »

Enhancing Oral Health with Mouthwash

Brushing and flossing are important, central ways to improve your oral health. If you’re brushing and flossing, we commend you! Have you thought about using mouthwash? If you want to strengthen your smile and enhance your oral health care, then it is imperative to make sure that you’re using mouthwash.... Read more »

Complete v. Partial Dentures: What’s the Difference?

False teeth come in multiple types depending on the patient’s quantity and location of missing pearly whites. Broadly speaking, false teeth come in one of two styles: complete or partial. The most well-known false teeth are complete false teeth, which replace all pearly whites and come in conventional and immediate... Read more »

Amalgam or Resin Dental Fillings?

When it comes to repairing a decayed tooth, you have options. In fact, there are multiple ways you can treat your tooth and restore its full health and function. The most common treatments involve using amalgam and composite resin dental fillings. Our dentist, Dr. Mark Hughen, would like to give... Read more »

Dental Bonding vs Dental Veneers

You may have already discovered that your stained teeth cannot be fixed with a bleaching treatment. Certain types of stains or teeth with previous dental work will not be affected by hydrogen peroxide. Or perhaps you injured your teeth in an accident. No worries. You can try dental bonding or... Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Child Might Be Missing Their Adult Tooth

Sometimes tooth eruption and smile development can be confusing, especially if your child’s permanent tooth refuses to poke through the gums. Problems like this can make your child’s smile growth a bit frustrating. Fortunately, with the help of your dentist, Dr. Mark Hughen, this problem isn’t anything to worry about.... Read more »