What You Need to Know About Dental Implants

If you are missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. Jones and Dr. Buck may suggest dental implants in , . A dental implant consists of a titanium post that is surgically placed into the jawbone and a dental restoration, like a dental crown. At our office, we provide the dental implant restoration. Dental implants… Read more »

The Protection Dental Sealants Can Provide

Ask Dr. Jones and Dr. Buck about dental sealants if you would like a little extra protection from cavities for your or your child’s teeth. Sealants are a thin material that is painted over the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, forming a protective shield. Dental sealants are a great choice for children and teens… Read more »

What You Should Know About Acid Reflux

You’ve probably heard about gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is usually called acid reflux or GERD. You are probably aware that this problem can cause heartburn and cause acids to be pushed into your mouth through your esophagus. However, would you be interested in learning that it can also influence the health of your teeth and… Read more »

Try a Smile Makeover with Cosmetic Dentistry

Is your smile suffering from a bad look due to a few rogue teeth? Is your entire smile needing to be upgraded? If so, there are plenty of dental procedures that can be used for a wide array of benefits within the family of cosmetic dentistry. Try a smile makeover with cosmetic dentistry. Listed below… Read more »

Oral Trauma That Knocks a Tooth Out Requires First Aid and Professional Treatment

Oral trauma is often the result of an accidental blow to the face without the protection of a quality mouthguard. Contact sport athletes are at increased risk of having a tooth knocked out. Should something like this befall you, it’s important to apply conscientious first aid while seeking professional dental care at . The first… Read more »

Your Routine Dental Checkup and Cleaning is Necessary for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Your mouth is a complex and essential part of the body. Tooth decay, periodontal disease and other oral health maladies can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. The symptoms of these problems can cause discomfort and some treatments can prove rather costly. Fortunately, your twice-annual dental checkup and cleaning at is… Read more »

Your Toothbrush: How to Take Care of It

As you might know, brushing and flossing your teeth are extremely important steps if you’re hoping to keep your teeth healthy. However, would you be surprised to learn that caring for your brush is another thing you’ll need to do if you’re interested in protecting your oral health? You see, it’s actually very important that… Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Require a Crown Restoration

Cavities are often the unfortunate result of poor oral hygiene. Once one forms, the natural bacteria living in your mouth will gradually encourage it to spread. With timely treatment at , a small cavity can be repaired by an amalgam or composite resin filling. If the cavity has compromised a large area of tooth enamel,… Read more »

The Four Things that Can Dull Your White Smile

Are you tired of your dull, yellow teeth? If so, our dental team understands, which is why we offer a professional teeth-whitening treatment at our office. However, there are things in the world today that could attack your smile and wash the whitening effects away from your teeth. It’s best to keep these things in… Read more »

A Bridge Can Often Be Used to Replace an Avulsed Tooth

When a tooth is avulsed, or knocked out of the socket, the tooth itself is rarely whole. In most of these cases, the tooth is shattered or broken off at the gumline. In a case this severe, the trauma often results in the total loss of the tooth. To reduce the pain and prevent further… Read more »