Nicotine effects oral health

Nicotine has a negative effect on your teeth and oral health.   Many people are aware that the use of nicotine can cause yellowing or staining of the teeth. These color changes are just one of the consequences to a person’s dental health attributed to...

Gingivitis

Gingivitis: More serious than just bleeding gums When a patient comes in with red puffy gums, this is referred to as gingivitis. This occurs when plaque, which is bacteria and food remains, is allowed to remain on the teeth and gum line for an extended amount of time....

Start Dental Care at an Early Age

When a baby is born, there is a set of 20 teeth that are hidden under the gums. The first teeth that will present themselves could begin as early as 4 months. “Teething” begins once the teeth start to come through the gums. During the teething process a...

Keys To A Healthy and Beautiful Smile

When the build-up of plaque is left unchecked for greater than 24hrs, the negative effects on the teeth and gums can be widespread and long-term. Plaque forms on teeth when the carbohydrates from food is left on the teeth for a period of time. Bacteria that is present...

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is recommended for patients who want a brighter, whiter smile. The treatments we recommend are completely non-invasive. The two options we recommend are bleaching trays and whitening strips. For patients 13 years and older, at home white strips are...