Why a Dental Bridge Can Improve Your Oral Health

A dental bridge can improve your oral health. Dental bridges are used to replace lost or missing teeth that leave a gaping void in your mouth. Over time, this gap can lead to a variety of oral health ailments that can affect your other teeth as well. Protect your mouth by filling in the gap… Read more »

Close the Gap in Your Smile

Sometimes, a tooth can be lost because of a severe dental issue. If you have lost one or more teeth, Dr. Hawkins and Dr. Smith may recommend a dental bridge in , . A dental bridge is made up of two dental crowns with a replacement tooth in between. The crowns are placed on the… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Whitening Your Teeth?

You may have often asked yourself what the benefits are of whitening your teeth. If proper oral hygiene is practiced by flossing and brushing, your teeth will naturally become whiter simply because they are healthy. However, whitening treatments that are designed purely to improve the color of your teeth exist to provide cosmetic benefits and… Read more »

Bruxism Can Affect Your Oral Health

Your teeth are protected by a thin layer called tooth enamel, but as strong as enamel is, over time it can be weakened by a variety of factors. Even our teeth themselves can cause damage to each other. How can this be? Bruxism is a condition where your teeth are damaged from persistent grinding against each other,… Read more »

Simple Guidelines for Cavities and Gum Disease

As a new year has come to grace us with its presence once more, it’s always a good idea to refresh our oral hygiene skills and improve them as best we can. Many issues with our oral health can be fought against using simple skills such as brushing and flossing. The true talent in maintaining… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dry Mouth

Do you have a constant dry mouth? If so, did you ever think that maybe your dry mouth is a dental issue? Well, it’s true. Dry mouth is a common dental issue that many people suffer with. It is a problem that involves inadequate saliva flow. This condition is not a disease, but it could… Read more »

Did You Know Dentures Can Restore Your Smile? Find Out More Here!

Did you know that dentures can restore your smile? If you have missing teeth, or even if you are missing all your teeth, there are plenty of treatment options available at to ensure your future oral health will not be lost. With a little help from our dentists and your perseverance to oral hygiene, you… Read more »

TMJ Disorder: The Facts

If you experience headaches regularly, or frequently have a sore jaw, what should you do? While visiting your doctor may seem like an obvious solution, would you be surprised to learn that our team may be able to help as well? You see, consistent jaw pain could be a symptom of TMJ disorder. Untreated TMJ… Read more »

Having a Tooth Knocked Out Calls for Quality First Aid

The American Association of Endodontists estimates that nearly five million teeth are knocked out annually. They are often a result of athletic activities or household accidents that cause a hard blow to the face. When this happens, the trauma associated calls for the rendering of quality first aid. If there are blood or debris in… Read more »

Serve up a Smile-Friendly Thanksgiving

Whether you are planning a family feast or traveling to connect with loved ones this Thanksgiving, we encourage you to celebrate the festivities by making healthy choices for your healthy smile. At in , , and our team want to share some healthy tips to help you celebrate the holidays with a smile. Serving Thanks… Read more »