What’s Up With That Gray Tooth? Time to See the Dentist?

8 November 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed one of your pearly whites isn't so white anymore? Instead, it's turned a shade of gray. It's not the most pleasant surprise, is it? But don't panic just yet. There's usually a reason why it's happening, and more often than not, it's something a dentist can help with. Why Does a Tooth Turn Gray? Teeth can turn gray for a few reasons. Read More 

What To Expect During A Cavity-Filling Procedure

26 October 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Visiting a dentist for a cavity-filling procedure can be intimidating, especially if it's your first time visiting a dentist. But don't worry; it's one of the most common dental procedures and is relatively simple. There's no doubt that many people dread going to the dentist. Despite it being a short visit, the fear of the unknown can be overwhelming. But rest assured, if you are informed and know what to expect, the process will be less intimidating. Read More 

5 Reasons Regular Dental X-Rays Are So Important

14 August 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dentists have been performing visual inspections even since dentistry began, but today's practitioners are also able to use X-rays to see areas that just aren't visible to the naked eye. Though getting regular dental X-rays might not seem necessary, they can actually help prevent everything from tooth loss to spreading infections. Here are just five reasons you should see your dentist for regular X-rays. 1. Check for Decay Decay is a leading cause of tooth loss, and dentists can often identify it through a standard visual inspection of your teeth. Read More 

How Dental Implants Help to Preserve the Rest of Your Teeth

13 June 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

The loss of a permanent adult tooth sets off a series of dental events. Even though these events don't take place immediately, or even that quickly, the loss of a single tooth can have a destructive effect on your oral health. So what are these effects, and what's the best way to prevent them from happening? Specific Functions Each tooth in your mouth fulfils a specific function. Generally speaking, the teeth at the front of your mouth (anterior teeth) grip and rip pieces of food. Read More 

4 Ways Acidic Drinks Can Affect Your Oral Health

5 April 2023
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You should already know that sugary drinks can negatively affect your oral health, but you might not know that acidic drinks can also cause damage. Acidic drinks have a pH level that is less than 7, and common examples include soft drinks, energy drinks, sports drinks, wine, coffee and citrus fruit drinks. While many of them seem innocuous — especially fruit juices — their acidic nature can wear down your tooth enamel and leave you vulnerable to several dental issues. Read More