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Ask a Family Dentist: Why Should my Family Use Mouthwash?


Family dentists recommend using mouthwash as part of an everyday oral hygiene routine. Brushing gets rid of most of the food particles, plaque and bacteria on teeth, flossing gets rid of all three things in interdental spaces, while mouthwash gets […] Continue Reading


4 Advantages of Same Day Crowns


When a tooth becomes damaged and is in need of replacement, same day crowns can be a great alternative to the traditional methods. A crown is the treatment of choice for a tooth damaged by an abscess due to an […] Continue Reading


Is Invisalign® Faster Than Regular Braces?


Patients who need teeth straightening but do not like the idea of wearing metal braces for two years may find Invisalign® to be an attractive alternative. Clear aligners can often achieve the desired tooth alignment in less time than traditional […] Continue Reading


A General Dentist Discusses How Dental Bonding Works


If you have a cracked, discolored, or chipped tooth, dental bonding can be a good option. This is a cosmetic dental procedure and can encourage you to smile more. In the procedure, your dentist will apply resin to your teeth […] Continue Reading


How Long Is the Appointment for Same Day Crowns?


Same day crowns offer benefits that conventional crowns cannot match. If you are looking for a way to repair a damaged tooth or strengthen a weak one, this procedure could make sense. Crowns are a good way to restore the […] Continue Reading


Fixing a Gap in Teeth With Cosmetic Dentistry


People of all ages turn to cosmetic dentistry to repair abnormal teeth. Issues such as large gaps can hamper your smile and be embarrassing. You may not want to be out in public or meet people. Fortunately, your dentist can […] Continue Reading


When Is a Dental Deep Cleaning Necessary at Your Family Dentist?


A dental deep cleaning is not a pleasant experience for most patients, but it is sometimes necessary to ensure optimal oral health. There are certain issues a family dentist will look for during oral examinations and dental X-rays to determine […] Continue Reading


How In Office Teeth Whitening Is Done


For teeth that have become yellow or discolored, in-office teeth whitening is an expeditious method used to brighten a patient’s smile. These bleaching procedures are performed in a dental office under the guidance of a dentist. When considering various treatment […] Continue Reading


Infection control: How Sterilization and Disinfection for Dental Practices Protects Patients


Sterilization and disinfection are important infection control measures to ensure that medical and surgical tools do not transmit infections to patients. Several studies have shown that lack of compliance with established guidelines for infection control can cause outbreaks in both […] Continue Reading


Benefits of Dental Veneers Versus Crowns


Dental veneers were once reserved for only the rich and famous. They have been responsible for many of the amazing smiles you have seen on television all of your life. Veneers cover the front surfaces of teeth with thin, tooth-shaped […] Continue Reading