Is Your Root Canal Still Bothering You?

No one wants to hear that they need a root canal, and even fewer want to hear that they need a root canal retreatment. In fact the only thing people want to hear when it comes to root canals is that they don’t need one. But the fact is that from time to time, a root canal is necessary. You... read more »

All About Professional Teeth Whitening

Do you have an unattractive smile because your teeth just aren’t white enough? If so, it’s time to consider teeth whitening treatments. There are many treatments that can help you, like over-the-counter and professional whitening treatments. Today, our dentists, Dr. Samuel Lambrecht and Dr. Daniel West, would like to discuss professional teeth whitening treatments so you can decide if it’s... read more »

The Steps You Need to Correctly Care for Your Smile

Did you know that it’s important to take care of your smile correctly? Yes, it’s true! If you neglect your smile, then you are placing your oral health at severe risk for problems such as cavities, tooth loss, gum disease and even bone loss. Furthermore, you can be setting yourself up for painful and costly issues that could have been... read more »

Misshapen Teeth Can Be Corrected Using Dental Crowns

If you have misshapen, discolored, or weak teeth, your dentist may have recommended dental crowns. Here are some basic things to know before moving forward with getting a dental crown. A dental crown restores a tooth fully, covering the entire visible portion. A crown will give the tooth its proper size, shape, strength, and appearance. The crown is usually cemented... read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Tooth Restorations

If you would like to speak with your dentist about a tooth restoration, think about which procedures will be best for your smile. Numerous treatments including dental crowns, dental veneers, teeth whitening treatments, and dental fillings, all exist with specific benefits in mind to enhance the function of your smile and improve its look as well. Here are their benefits:... read more »

Toothaches Must Be Treated

Parties and dinners, gift exchanges and pageants, charity events and fundraisers.The holiday season can be a bit hectic! It’s tempting to let the little things slide. If your brushing and flossing habits slip, that could mean a toothache. Toothaches can really throw a wrench in your holiday plans! First, how can a tooth hurt? The inside of your tooth is... read more »

Are Veneers Right For Me?

Even though the damage to your teeth may be minor, it might not feel that way to you. When you look in the mirror, that small chip, or discolored or misshapen tooth may be the first thing you see. It might even be the only thing you can see, and you may feel self-conscious about it. Dental veneers are thin... read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Restore Your Smile

If you have missing teeth, you are at a disadvantage. Not will you feel self-conscious and uncomfortable in social and work settings, but a full set of teeth allows a person to eat and speak more efficiently. Missing teeth give plaque and bacteria extra places to accumulate, and will allow your remaining teeth to drift out of alignment. Many people... read more »

Preventing Cavities With Dental Sealants

Each of your teeth is designed for a specific purpose. Your back teeth, known as your premolars and molars are designed to chew your food and prepare it for digestion. To do that effectively, your back teeth have grooves and ridges, also known as fissures, on the chewing surface. Those fissures allow the teeth to grind your food before you... read more »

What Happens When You Whiten Your Teeth?

Teeth whitening has been around long enough that there are plenty of products lining the shelves of your local store. There are whitening toothpastes, rinses, strips and other things you can use to give yourself a whiter, brighter smile. Before you start any new dental regimen, you should talk with your dentist about the possible benefits, drawbacks and side effects... read more »