dentistry

Seniors have unique oral health concerns. Advanced age and one’s health history contribute to the development of many common conditions including tooth loss, cavities, and oral cancer. Fortunately, modern dentistry can treat a number of potential conditions including tooth loss and bone atrophy. Tooth Loss While aging...

We use our teeth everyday for biting and chewing food. Our teeth also aid in the proper enunciation of words. Dentistry is actually a fascinating field of study because oral anatomy is quite unique to other structures in the body. Research has shown that oral...

Preventing oral disease is a big aspect of dentistry services. Tooth decay is one of the most common ailments that affects people’s oral health. In fact, dental caries (cavities) are the second most common infectious disease in the United States. There is a specific strain...

Tooth enamel is a mineralized coating on the outside of teeth. As the outermost structure of a tooth, it serves as a protective barrier between the soft internal structures of teeth and oral bacteria. When it comes to general dentistry, oral healthcare providers will assess...

Ignoring changes in your dental and oral health can lead to the development of serious conditions that require aggressive, invasive, and costly treatments. When potential problems are detected and treated early on, you increase the likelihood of receiving conservative (and cost-effective) treatment that will help...

When you drink something cold or hot, do you experience immediate discomfort? Does the thought of a bowl of cold ice cream make you cringe due to tooth sensitivity? Having sensitive teeth can put a damper on enjoying some of your favorite foods and beverages....

For many people, dry mouth is an annoying side effect that accompanies medical conditions and certain medication. For others, persistent dry mouth could be the result of issues with the saliva glands’ production. While dry mouth is often a side effect of lifestyle choices, medical...