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 »

A Tooth Lost to Untreated Decay May Need to be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

Without timely treatment, tooth decay can spread to compromise a significant amount of the tooth. In time, this can result in the total loss of the tooth. Without some means of restoration, the void left by the tooth can cause significant complications. The neighboring teeth start to alter their positions as they gradually respond to… Read more »

Invisalign® Makes Straight Smiles

The high-quality, straighter smile you wish you had can now be yours with the technological advances of Invisalign®. Invisalign is a system of clear aligners designed to straighten your smile without the need for metal brackets or wires. In addition, because the clear materials used to craft Invisalign are made from a patented thermoplastic, it… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Now Be Used to Secure Bridgework

A little over two decades ago when dental implants came into practice in the dental restoration industry, they were exclusively used to restore a single missing tooth. In recent years, dental implant techniques and applications have continued to evolve. Now, Dr. uses dental implants to create two anchoring abutments to secure a dental bridge. This… Read more »

The Process of Getting a Dental Crown

There are several reasons why our dentist might recommend a dental crown for you. If you have an extremely discolored tooth, a weak tooth that needs the strength of a crown to hold it together, or if you want a crown for simple cosmetic reasons, we can help you determine it a crown is the… Read more »

Is Flossing Really Important?

It’s the question you’re asked at every dentist appointment, and the one that only four in ten Americans can respond positively to – do you floss regularly? The amount of adults who don’t floss regularly is surprising, especially considering the fact that every dentist, especially Dr. , makes a big deal out of the importance… Read more »

The 5 Candies to Steer Clear From this Halloween

If you want a smile-healthy Halloween in , , then it’s best to care for your smile each day by keeping up on oral hygiene and avoiding these five candies: No. 1: Gummy Bears: Gummy bears are extremely sugary, which is why they are on this list. In a serving of 20 gummy bears, there… Read more »

If You Are Wearing Braces, Protect Your Smile While Enjoying the Holidays

October ushers in a change in weather and the beginning of sugary fall festivities, but it also ushers in National Orthodontic Health Month as well! At in , , Dr. Jeffrey Jones and Dr. Kelly Buck want our patients to know how important orthodontics is to a healthy, aligned smile. Our practice is pleased to… Read more »

Important Insights that Help Provide First Aid for an Injured Lip

It’s generally considered common to accidentally nip your lip while eating or chewing gum. In the vast majority of these cases, the injury is minor and just an inconvenience. However, there are other times when a blow to the face or other accident can cause a more serious injury. When this happens, your dentists, Dr…. Read more »

Remedies for Toothaches

Do you know what you should do if you have a toothache? As you probably know, having a toothache often means you have another issue in your mouth. Naturally, you should visit your dentist to have the cause of your toothache addressed—but what do you do in the meantime? Luckily, there are a few at-home… Read more »