Good Oral Hygiene Habits Help Maintain Your Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is often the preferred option for patients with a missing tooth. The dental restoration process essentially replicates the original tooth with a single piece of dental work that incorporates an open dental crown on each end. Once the dental bridge has been cemented onto its anchoring abutments... Read more »

Oral Health Notes: Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing sugarless gum can help improve your smile? Are you aware of the benefits of sugarless gum for keeping your teeth clean and free of debris and acids? If you're struggling with brushing and flossing effectively, not only should you help employ new techniques to improve... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dentures

If you are showing signs of teeth that are so severely damaged that they may need to be extracted, it may be a good time to start thinking about what you can do to replace them. If an oral accident has occurred and teeth go missing or are needed to... Read more »

Simple Oral First-Aid Items

Oral first-aid is essential for managing pain and other problems after an accidental fall or sports injury that impacts your mouth. Remember that first-aid is just that, and you should make an appointment to see our dentist, Dr. Brick Scheer as soon as possible. Creating a dental first-aid kit with... Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Mimics the Appearance of Natural Tooth Enamel

If you sometimes struggle to remember to brush and floss your teeth, or you don’t use high-quality oral products that have been approved by the American Dental Association, you could be putting your teeth at increased risk of suffering a cavity. When an area of tooth decay first starts to... Read more »

How Often Should You See Your Dentist for a Check-up?

What is the proper amount of time to elapse between visits to the dentist? Identifying an issue early, before it becomes a problem, will vastly improve the ability to repair the concern. If you wait too long between visits, dental disease can quickly make a negative impact on your life.... Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration Can Replace a Missing Tooth

In the past, a single missing tooth could often be replaced by installing a standard dental bridge;  however, this type of dental restoration was sometimes contraindicated. This was even more likely if the missing tooth was a rear molar. Fortunately, the last two decades have brought significant advancements in dental... Read more »

What to Do When There Aren’t Signs of Gum Disease

Fortunately, most oral disorders come with signs. In the case of periodontal disease, the signs are red, swollen and tender gums. But what about when there are no warning signs? Are there still methods you can use to be on watch? Find out some additional information by continuing to read... Read more »

Teach Your Smile About Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  As long as you take care of your smile appropriately, they can continue to thrive for the rest of your life. Even though you only get one set of adult teeth, they can remain strong and provide you a lifetime of happiness if you take care of them on... Read more »

Dental Cleanings and Exams Are Necessary

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. As you may already know, you need to keep up with oral hygiene in order to do so. One important aspect of oral hygiene is keeping up with your... Read more »