The Dental Health Dilemma of Illegal Drugs

Socially accepted drugs such as alcohol and tobacco are known to be detrimental to your oral health, but did you know that illegal drugs can be equally or even more damaging? Marijuana As reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, heavy marijuana smokers are seven times as likely... Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Sleep Apnea

Are you aware of the multiple kinds of sleep apnea that can affect your sleeping habits? Sleep apnea can arise in numerous forms and consists of interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep. If you're constantly finding yourself not getting the sleep you need, it may be because sleep apnea is... Read more »

A Compromised Dental Bridge Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Your dental bridge was created from special dental materials that are known to be very durable. It was installed in your mouth by Dr. Thomas Pierce with a special type of dental cement. This is intended to fully replicate your missing tooth with the same structural integrity. Yet it is... Read more »

Signs of Bruxism

Bruxism is an oral health disorder characterized by the unconscious grinding of the teeth. The most common type is sleep bruxism, where grinding happens while you sleep. Bruxism can cause other dental issues such as jaw problems and dental erosion; fortunately, it can be treated. Bruxism can be difficult to... Read more »

What Substances Form Dental Crowns?

While the first word that comes to mind when you hear or read the word “crown” is likely “gold,” oral crowns actually come in a wide variety of materials — including gold, as it turns out. Here are some of the many varieties that dental crowns can come in: Ceramic... Read more »

How to Get Ready for Your Child’s Wisdom Tooth Surgery

Is your child planning on extracting their wisdom teeth anytime soon? If so, good for them! This can help them have the top-notch oral health they deserve. Before they go in for their appointment, it’s important to do all you can to prepare for the surgery. This will help you... Read more »

The Fundamentals of Halitosis

Not all forms of bad breath are considered dangerous, but some are caused by bacteria in your mouth and not simply the result of of something you recently ate. If bacteria are to blame, it is important to seek treatment at your dentist as soon as you can. For a... Read more »

Whiten and Brighten Your Teeth Today!

Having white and bright teeth is always desirable, but sometimes the choices in our diet can keep us from reaching that goal. That is why teething whitening has become a popular option for restoring the white color of your teeth. The most vital thing to remember with any teeth-whitening treatment... Read more »

Why You Should Use Mouthwash

Fact: nobody likes bad breath. Fact: cavities, plaque, gingivitis, and tooth decay are no picnic. Fact: mouthwash helps prevent all that AND can whiten your teeth at the same time. If that right there didn't convince you to add mouthwash to your daily routine, keep reading. Brushing twice a day... Read more »

Opening for a Dental Assistant

Because our office is growing, we now have a new opening for a dental assistant, experience as a dental assistant is preferred but not mandatory. If you would love to help patients SMILE FOR A LIFETIME, please contact our office for an interview.