Picking out a Toothbrush

All toothbrushes no matter how good they may be will wear out. It’s a good idea to replace your toothbrush every three months, or as soon as the bristles start to wear out. The most important thing to consider when buying a new toothbrush is the bristles. As our dentists, Drs.... Read more »

Does Diet Matter to Dental Health?

Diet plays a major role in your child’s oral health, and the foods they eat can reduce the health of their teeth and gums or provide more support for their smile. We are pleased to provide insight into how food affects dental health and influences the quality of your child’s... Read more »

The Basics of Tooth Restorations

The options for improving your smile are far and wide. Several restoration treatments are designed to improve the healthy of your smile and even approve the visual appearance of it. Treatments can be customized and crafted to your exact dental profile to ensure that you receive a treatment that not... Read more »

Repairing a Lost Tooth with a Dental Bridge

If you have suffered a case of tooth decay or need to receive cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of your smile, then you may benefit from receiving a dental bridge. We offer an overview of the nature of dental bridges and how they work to meet your cosmetic dentistry... Read more »

Bad Breath Facts

Bad breath is something many people suffer from. It is quite the inconvenience that can put a damper on people’s lives, especially their social lives. If you’re one of these people, our dentists, Drs. Birch and Jones, would like to give you some facts about bad breath. The more you... Read more »

Tooth Enamel Erosion Can Increase The Risk of Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the strength to break down food to make it easier to swallow and digest. It also helps your teeth resist the damage caused by tooth decay. Inconsistencies in your daily... Read more »

Sleep Apnea: A Common But Serious Problem

Though it is a common experience, obstructive sleep apnea is also a serious medical condition that must be treated as quickly as possible. Sleep apnea is a condition in which your breathing is frequently interrupted during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is one of two varieties of sleep apnea, central sleep... Read more »

X-Rays Help Diagnose Dental Disease

Having an X-ray taken at the dentist should not be a cause for alarm. Dentists order X-rays when they cannot verify suspected dental disease with a traditional oral examination. The X-ray is a modern miracle and a valuable tool for confirmation and diagnosis. How often an X-ray is taken is... Read more »

Why Is Rinsing With Mouthwash Important?

Your dentists, Drs. Birch and Jones, recommend rinsing your mouth with mouthwash daily. This is because mouthwash can help you in many ways. This is why you should do your best to include rinsing in your oral hygiene routine. Little did you know, rinsing with mouthwash is very important. To... Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Bridge?

Are you in need of a dental bridge treatment to replace any teeth that have gone missing? Dental bridges are highly effective tooth replacement options that are designed to link directly to nearby or neighboring teeth for a durable hold that can last a lifetime. If you're looking for a... Read more »