Do I Need to See a Dentist for a Chipped Tooth?

It’s more likely to happen than you think. You could be biting into a hard food or sometimes something as soft as a slice of bread and the next thing you know a piece of tooth is lying on your tongue. If the chip wasn’t painful, you may decide that it’s a purely...

Treatment for Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding, dentally known as bruxism, is not something a patient is usually aware he/she is doing. While grinding can take place during the day, it is most common at night. As with snoring, many times a patient’s partner will be affected by it before the patient...

Keeping Teeth and Braces Clean

If you have braces or are going to get them soon, you must remember that braces require special attention. Food and plaque can get stuck in your braces just like they can get stuck between teeth. When this debris is not removed from the teeth, a patient may develop...

Maintaining Porcelain Veneers

If you decide to have porcelain veneers put on your teeth, it’s important to properly maintain them. Fortunately, maintaining your veneers is like keeping your natural teeth healthy. A patient with a set of veneers needs to practice good oral health. This means...

How to Manage Teeth Sensitivity

Teeth become sensitive when the enamel wears away, leaving the more sensitive dentin underneath exposed, and/or their roots are exposed. Once this happens, it’s important to see Dr. Makrauer or Dr. Miller, so that they can help you determine the cause of your...