What Causes Tooth Discoloration?

Most people want white teeth. The reality is that white teeth aren’t easy to maintain. A combination of the natural aging process and what we eat causes our teeth to change color. There are two major types of tooth discoloration: extrinsic and intrinsic. Extrinsic...

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a great choice for patients looking for an easily managed and great looking option to straighten their teeth.  It’s especially great for patients who simply don’t want to be self-conscious about traditional wire braces. In fact, you’ve probably seen...

Tooth Decay In Baby Teeth

While it is true that baby teeth fall out, this doesn’t mean that they don’t need to be taken care of. The proper care of baby teeth can positively impact the development of adult teeth. If your child is old enough to have his/her first tooth, he/she is old enough to...

Cleaning Your Child’s Teeth

As soon as possible, it is important to start cleaning your child’s mouth. There’s no reason to wait until the first tooth breaks through. Before your child has teeth, it is recommended that you wipe your baby’s gums with a damp gauze pad or washcloth. Not only does...

What are Dental Sealants?

Brushing your teeth and flossing are the first lines of defense for preventing cavities and tooth decay. However, your dentist may recommend dental sealants as an additional preventative measure for children. Sealants are a plastic material that fills the pits and...