Mouthwash: Are You Using It?

Did you know that using mouthwash in addition to brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing regularly can help your teeth resist cavities, plaque, gingivitis, tooth decay, xerostomia – a fancy word that means a lack of saliva – AND prevents bad breath? It does. If you’re not using mouthwash, you should be! Why do… Read more »

Eliminate Cavities at Their Core with Dental Fillings

Are you experiencing any increased tooth sensitivity? Do you feel any discomfort or pain when you try eating? If so, you may be suffering from a hole in your tooth known as a cavity. Cavities are formed when the tooth enamel protecting a tooth is breached until a hole forms down to the tooth’s root…. Read more »

Timely Professional Care Will Be Needed for a Loose Bridge

A dental bridge that has been loosened by an oral accident or complications from untreated gum disease should always be a serious cause for concern. Any movement between the affected bridge and the abutments within can cause very serious complications. If the abutment itself is damaged, it could require more invasive treatments. To reduce your… Read more »

What You Should Know About Missing Teeth

Do you ever worry about your smile because you’re missing a tooth? Do you ever have a difficult time eating or struggle to make certain sounds or to form different words? Luckily, if have any of these symptoms, there are a quite a few options you could try. Still, did you know that not replacing… Read more »

A Crown Might Be Needed to Repair a Fractured Tooth Before a New Cavity Forms

Tooth enamel is designed to give your teeth the strength to bite and chew common foods. Unfortunately, there are instances when something like a blow to the face or grinding your teeth at night can fracture a tooth. Beyond impairing the tooth’s function and appearance, the fractured tooth enamel can start to trap food particles… Read more »

Ways to Beautify Your Smile

Do you ever yearn for a more beautiful smile? Do smile flaws make you embarrassed, or even ashamed, of your smile? Ask Drs. Pevow and Robbins what cosmetic dentistry in , , can do for your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is growing more and more popular. Our dentists have the tools needed to whiten your smile,… Read more »

Why Brushing Correctly Helps Your Smile Shine

Brushing your teeth correctly protects your teeth and gums from the ravages of tooth decay and gum disease while making your smile shine. There are better ways to brush your pearly whites than sawing back and forth or using an outdated toothbrush. Dr. and our team in , , hope you enjoy the following brushing tips… Read more »

Avoid the Damage of Halloween Candy

This is a great time of year, especially for younger children. However, with the influx of candy in many people’s diets, this means they’re at higher risk for cavities. This is a serious problem because cavities can devolve into other issues when left untreated. With that in mind, let’s look at exactly what too much… Read more »

The Severity of a Chipped Tooth Influences Restoration

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and durable. This allows you to bite off, chew and grind hard foods. Unfortunately, there are rare situations where an accidental fall or blow to the face can carry enough force to actually chip the enamel layer on one or more teeth. This is even more… Read more »

Basic Care and First Aid Considerations When Taking Care of a Fractured Tooth

Each and every one of the teeth in your mouth has been designed by the ancient forces of evolution to be hard enough to bite off, chew and grind the hardest of foods. As hard as your teeth are, there are still some things they cannot withstand. A hard blow to the mouth from a… Read more »