Can I Tell if I Have a Cavity?

You may find this surprising, but most people are unaware of cavities because cavities are completely painless. The outer layer of the tooth, the enamel, has no nerves. People are caught off-guard when diagnosed because they have not had any symptoms. When the cavity enters the underlying dentin the tooth may begin to feel sensitive. The most common symptoms are... read more »

Use Your 2021 Benefits

Remember, dental problems can get worse by delaying dental treatment. If you wait, you might have to have a more extensive and expensive treatment in the future, the problem simply will not go away. What may be a simple cavity now could turn into a root canal later. Call to schedule an appointment to utilize your benefits! Patients, whether children... read more »

Be Healthy!

The saying goes, “You are what you eat,” so focus on high-performance food. Chips, candy, sodas, and sugary treats do not provide you with the nutrition and stamina to learn and perform well in sports or in the classroom. Be sure to visit our office on a regular schedule. When your child has professional cleanings twice a year you will... read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Many common dental problems in children can be avoided with daily flossing and brushing, along with regular trips to the dentist. However, one of the most common dental troubles begins before the teeth emerge. “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay” typically occurs when a baby or toddler has gone to bed for the night, or for a nap, with a bottle filled... read more »