What to Do If You Have Cracked a Molar

Sometimes chewing on hard and tough foods and objects can crack a tooth in the back of your mouth, which is also called a molar. This is unfortunate because it can cause a weakened smile and promote dental issues. Even if it doesn’t cause pain, it can still be dangerous because it can trap food… Read more »

8th Annual Give Kids A Smile

We are delighted to be a part of the 8th annual Give Kids A Smile event in the Williamsburg area. This event is put on in order to give free dental care to all Medicaid eligible children up to age 18 and children from low-income families who do not have dental insurance. Volunteer dentists, hygienists,… Read more »

Why are Your Gums Bleeding?

You probably know that you should brush your teeth every day for two minutes at a time. You also know that you should floss every day. Have you ever been told that bleeding gums is a normal part of caring for your pearly whites? Sadly, this isn’t true. In fact, bleeding gums could actually indicate… Read more »

Is ClearCorrect® Right for You?

Is ClearCorrect® right for you? Are your teeth crooked, or do you have any misalignment issues with your jaw? If so, then you may be a candidate for a ClearCorrect orthodontic aligner system. ClearCorrect differs from standard braces in the customization and flexibility the product offers, along with removability during treatment, and lack of metal… Read more »

You Can Help Prevent Cavities with a Simple Fluoride Treatment

Each day the natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and beverages you consume can erode the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If it is not counteracted in some way, this process known as demineralization can weaken your teeth, making them more susceptible to tooth decay. Exposing your teeth to fluoride helps… Read more »

Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

You could probably make a strong argument claiming that root canal therapy, which is often referred to as endodontic therapy, is the most dreaded dental procedure there is. Sadly, even mentioning root canal therapy can make most people extremely uncomfortable. However, there are a few things you should probably know about this important procedure. You… Read more »

The Advantages to Using Mouthwash

There are many advantages of using mouthwash, but it is always important to remember which product has which advantage. Not all mouthwashes are created equally, and some have no real benefits other than providing cosmetic improvements, like whiter teeth and a fresh breath. Consult with your dentist to determine which mouthwash is right for you…. Read more »

The Advantages of Fixed Dental Bridges and Removable Dentures

If you have any missing teeth or teeth that must be removed, you have options available for replacement. If you have a weakened jawline, you may not be eligible for dental implants. However, there are other options that are efficient and comparable: dental bridges and dentures. It’s important to talk to your dentist before making any… Read more »