Do you experience dryness and stickiness in your mouth? Are you struggling to keep your dentures in place? Is bad breath a problem? You may have a condition called dry mouth. Dry mouth, also called ... Read More
Why Do My Teeth Hurt?
Sometimes you get a toothache where one tooth is painful or sensitive. This is often related to decay or a cavity. But other times, you might experience a more general phenomenon of aching or sore ... Read More
What Is a Tooth Abscess?
There are few things more unpleasant than a tooth abscess. It can be smelly, gross and extremely painful. But our concerns go way beyond the “ick factor.” A serious oral infection can cause severe ... Read More
How Do I Know If I Need A Sleep Study?
Do you have trouble falling or staying asleep? Do you wake up in the night gasping for air? You may have a sleep disorder. Dentists are increasingly helping patients identify and address sleep ... Read More
Signs You Might Need Dentures
People have used false teeth for hundreds of years, from animal teeth to porcelain prosthetics. Today’s restorative dentistry options give us more choices for a natural look and comfortable feel. ... Read More
Can I Fix My Loose Crown or Broken Tooth?
Does this sound familiar? You’re going about your everyday activities– having a meal or snack–and suddenly, something in your mouth feels off. You poke around with your tongue and realize that you’ve ... Read More
Why Do I Have Tooth Enamel Problems?
Some of us are born with weak enamel. Even the healthiest patients can have genetic issues that make caring for their teeth more challenging. However, diet, lifestyle and oral hygiene also help ... Read More
What If I Have a Loose Permanent Tooth?
When you’re a kid, a loose tooth is a cause for celebration. When you’re an adult, not so much. Instead, a loose permanent tooth can cause alarm. It may be the result of an injury or a possible sign ... Read More
What Is A Frenectomy?
Your frenum (or frenulum) is a tiny piece of tissue that attaches your lip or tongue to your mouth. But that tiny piece of tissue can cause big problems for some children and adults. Tongue and lip ... Read More