The Right Time for Braces

Who doesn’t want a spectacular, award-winning smile? A great smile does wonders for self-esteem, improving your performance in both your professional and personal life. But do you know when is the right to get braces? The right time for braces varies from person to person, but there are a few key indicators which teach you… Read more »

Dental Implants: Care Tips

Do you have dental implants? If so, you most likely enjoy the way they provide natural-looking and natural-feeling results. Even though dental implants are strong and reliable dental restorations, you still need to care for them, otherwise they won’t offer these results forever. So, our dentist, Dr. Raymond Maddox, would like to teach you how… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Pregnancy and Dental Health

Taking care of your smile includes minimizing effects associated with oral hygiene risks that can arise due to changes in your lifestyle. Several aspects of your day-to-day life can drastically increase your risk for several oral health ailments including gum disease and tooth decay. For example, if you find yourself pregnant, you’ll need to visit… Read more »

Flossing Is an Essential Part of Maintaining Good Oral Health

There are several important factors that contribute to your chances of maintaining good oral health. This includes brushing your teeth every morning and night as well as remembering to thoroughly floss between each of your teeth once per day. You also need to make sure you are cleaning along the gumline as well as behind… Read more »

Enhance the Results of Dental Contouring With Fluoride Exposure

If you have a tooth that has been flawed by a fracture, chip, or crack, our dentist may recommend cosmetic dental contouring to improve its appearance and prevent further dental problems by removing some tooth enamel to alter the shape of the tooth. After the completion of the dental contouring procedure, the strength of the… Read more »

Using Your Diet to Keep Your Teeth White

If you have looked in the mirror recently and thought that your grin looked a little dim, you may be thinking about whitening your teeth. There are plenty of mouthwashes and toothpastes that contain whitening agents, and of course, is no shortage of other products designed to make your smile sparkle. But the best whitening… Read more »

Making Sure Your Dental Implants Are Successful

Dental implants are a very popular solution for the problem of missing teeth. They are prosthetic teeth that are mounted on titanium posts that have been placed directly into your jawbone. Once the posts are in, your jawbone grows around them which strengthens your jawbone and makes your implants very sturdy. They look exactly like… Read more »

I Have Sore Teeth After a Dental Treatment. What Do I Do?

Sometimes dental restoration treatments, like dental fillings and dental crowns, make the teeth sore after the appointment. This is a natural response because the teeth aren’t quite used to the attention and pressure involved in treatment. The good news is that there are things you can do to treat your sore teeth in , ,… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth While You Have Your Braces

Normally, you should brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss at once a day. However, when a person has braces, they should brush and floss at least three times a day, especially after meals. You should keep in mind that when you brush after meals, it is a good idea to wait… Read more »

Maintaining Good Oral Health Encompasses Several Factors

Your mouth has many different components. Preserving the health of each one plays an important role in your overall quality of life. To aid in this effort the American Dental Association offers a series of recommendations, guidelines, and informational tools. Your daily oral hygiene routine is essential for preventing cavities and periodontal disease. Brushing your… Read more »