How Can I Prevent Damages to My Dental Crown?

When dental infection, injury, or oral trauma compromises the quality of a tooth, the best option to fully restore the tooth may be to place a dental crown. We offer tips on proper dental crown care to help you prevent damages and keep the dental restoration in good shape. Dental... Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Gum Disease Treatments

  Protecting your smile from oral ailments includes making sure that no infectious diseases are present. One highly common, but seriously debilitating diseases that can arise in your mouth is gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease occurs when your gum tissues become infected. If left untreated, it... Read more »

What Increases Your Risk of Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is an awful condition affecting thousands of new patients annually, with less chance of recovery the more advanced it becomes. You can protect yourself from oral cancer by scheduling regular screenings and understanding what can put you at risk for the disease. Using tobacco is one of the... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Help Replace the Function of Multiple Missing Teeth

When a single tooth is lost the impairment to your oral function can prove to be a nuisance. When multiple teeth are lost to a severe oral trauma, untreated cavities, or chronic periodontal disease the loss of oral function can be profound. In some cases such as this, there might... Read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Dental Erosion Prevention

It is important to always care for your smile so that enamel erosion cannot take place. It is essential to always brush and floss on a daily basis to ensure that enamel erosion and poor oral hygiene do not thrive. Erosion will occur if plaque buildup arises in your mouth,... Read more »

Dentistry and Pregnancy: An Important Relationship

Did you know that the first trimester of pregnancy is when fetuses are most at risk? This has led multiple women to cancel dental cleanings during their first trimester, but in reality, dental work does no damage to children during this phase of growth; there have been no studies or... Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Veneers

The best way to improve your smile is with a tooth restoration treatment to restore any damage that may have occurred to the surfaces of your teeth. This includes damage that arises from stains, discolorations, chips, cracks, malocclusions, or dental damage via oral accidents and injuries. A highly effective treatment... Read more »

Your Child Should See a Dentist in Their First Year

Becoming a parent is a big responsibility. Guiding a child through life and preserving their health and well-being encompasses many different aspects. For many parents, the first year raising their first child can be filled with questions both big and small. One of the many concerns during this period is the... Read more »

Tips for Fixing Bleeding Gums

Some people might notice minor bits of reddish-pink in the toothpaste they spit out after brushing. Others detect bleeding occasionally as they floss. If you have noticed bleeding or red gums or blood in your spit after flossing, you should be cautious: bleeding gums can be a side effect of... Read more »

The Different Types of Anesthesia Your Dentist Can Use to Make Your Appointment Comfortable

Your dentist, Dr. Jeremy D. Hatch, wants you to have the best dental experience possible. This is why he does all he can do to make you comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair. One of the ways he does this is by using anesthesia. To explain a little more,... Read more »