The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Jaw Pain Treatments

The holidays are a great time to have your first test with numerous oral health care checklists and prevention plans in action. Due to the amount of chewing involved with eating during the holiday festivities, it is important to have an effective chronic jaw pain prevention plan in place to help treat any damage that… Read more »

Teach Your Smile About Dental Floss

  In order to ensure your smile can effectively last for as long as you do, it is important to keep it strong and safe by removing any risks associated with dental erosion and other forms of dental damage. This includes keeping your mouth clean by rinsing it out every single day. Ideally, you should… Read more »

You Need to Have a Weakened Dental Filling Treated

If you aren’t careful to remember to brush your teeth each morning and night, or you also have a bad habit of forgetting to floss at least once each day, plaque and other bacterial deposits can start to build up in your mouth. As this starts to happen the acidic oral environment could start to… Read more »

The Simplistics of Dental Implants

The loss of teeth can affect your self-esteem and cause you to feel embarrassed. Fortunately, there are several treatment options to help you replace a missing tooth, and each offers its own specific benefits. In particular, we invite you to learn more about dental implants and how they can restore your smile. Dental implants are… Read more »

If Your Dental Crown Falls Out, You Need to See a Dentist

A strong dental grade cement is typically used to secure a dental crown onto its anchoring abutment. The bond created will essentially mimic the natural relationship that once existed between the tooth’s enamel layer and the underlying dentin. As time goes on it is possible for poor oral hygiene, chronic gum disease, or an oral… Read more »

Bleeding Gums? Follow These Instructions

A few people might notice minor bits of reddish-pink in the toothpaste they spit out after brushing. Others detect bleeding occasionally as they floss. If you have noticed bleeding gums or blood in your spit after flossing, you should be wary: bleeding gums can be a side effect of periodontal disease or other grave disorders…. Read more »

The Inner Parts of the Tooth

When you consult with Dr. Maria Hayes about your oral health, it can be valuable to have an understanding of the inner parts of the tooth. After all, there is a great deal more to your tooth than is observable to the naked eye. Your tooth’ has three layers: Enamel: The outer layer of the… Read more »

The Answers You’re Looking for About Dental Cleanings and Exams

Many people try to avoid the dental office at all costs, which makes a required six-month checkup quite inconvenient. Little did they know, dental cleanings and exams are vital for their oral health, and the treatments involved are a lot easier than they remember. To help you know a little more about dental cleanings and… Read more »

Dental Veneers: Prepare to Grin from Ear to Ear

Prepare to grin from ear to ear with dental veneers. Dental veneers are highly advanced forms of cosmetic dentistry intended to dramatically advance the look of your teeth by placing small, customizable shells on their faces. Dental veneers can be used for a single abnormal tooth or all of your teeth to achieve a complete… Read more »

Tips for Treating Oral Emergencies

Have you ever had an oral emergency? They are more common than you might think. Oral emergencies are accidents or injuries that take place in your facial area and often necessitate an examination by a doctor or dentist. Here are some helpful tips on treating oral emergencies before expert help can be administered: – If… Read more »