Examining Dry Mouth and its Effects on Health

Xerostomia is the technical term for what is commonly referred to as dry mouth--when you do not manufacture the appropriate volume of saliva in the mouth. The average adult will produce around 3 pints of saliva each day, and it plays a necessary role in your entire body’s health. The... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Keep Your Child’s Back Teeth Cavity Free

The chewing surfaces of a child’s back teeth very commonly have deep contours, fissures, and pits. While these deeply textured formations are normal and assist in grinding up and chewing tough foods, the texture can also make them difficult to keep clean. If you have noticed deep areas of your... Read more »

Year-End Smile Upgrades: Dental Bonding

Have you ever heard of dental bonding? Did you know that dental bonding is a highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatment designed not only to repair cracked or chipped teeth but also to enhance your smile and give it a better look even after an oral accident or injury? Dental bonding... Read more »

Locate Your Dream Smile Today with Cosmetic Dentistry

Enhancing your smile often depends on the oral health care procedures that you need. Depending on what your oral health care needs are and whether or not you need a restoration or an aesthetic improvement, your dentist can help give you the smile you deserve. However, if you're simply looking... Read more »

The Dangers of Gum Disease

Most people know that gum disease can cause bad breath, receding gums and even lost teeth. And they may even be aware that the disease can cause problems for their jaws. But gum disease can also have a serious effect on other parts of your body, which is why you... Read more »

A Tooth With Multiple Dental Fillings Might Need Dental Crown Restoration

A small dental filling can often be used to repair a single surface cavity. If a new cavity or chip later affects the same tooth a secondary dental filling might be able to address the issue. This is more likely to be viable for large molars and premolars. If there... Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Restore Your Teeth

If you have a weak, broken, decayed, worn-down, or misshapen tooth, your dentist, Dr. Mathew Berg, might recommend restoring the tooth with a dental crown, which is a dental restoration that is also called a dental cap. A dental crown replaces the tooth enamel and restores the tooth’s health and... Read more »

Brush Your Teeth!

Brushing your teeth is vital to continue oral health care. Analyze your habits: are you brushing as well as you should be? Let’s review the basics of brushing.   Make sure you have a decent toothbrush. It should be replaced every 3-4 months, even if the bristles look “fine.” If... Read more »

Choose a Mouthwash That Will Meet Your Needs

If you would like extra protection against tooth decay and gum disease, consider adding rinsing with mouthwash to your daily dental hygiene routine. Mouthwash does not replace brushing and flossing, but it can complement the positive effects to your oral health. Mouthwash can do many things for your smile, including:... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist to Develop an Effective Treatment

A recent survey conducted by the American Dental Association found that approximately 12% of American adults have experienced some level of tooth sensitivity. Common symptoms include discomfort or a stinging sensation when consuming hot, cold, sweet, or overly acidic substances. Some individuals can find relief by brushing their teeth with... Read more »