Understanding the Causes of Halitosis to Help Your Oral Health

Do you have persistent bad breath? If so, your oral health could be in danger. Persistent bad breath, also known as halitosis, could be a warning sign that something is lurking or attacking your oral health. That is why it is crucial to discover the cause of your halitosis. Our dentist, Dr. Noelle McKenney, cares about your oral health and... read more »

When to Floss

Can you remember the last time you actually spent flossing your teeth? If you’re like most people, it’s probably a lot longer ago than it should’ve been. It’s not something many people enjoy. But it’s a vital part of maintaining great oral health. Flossing is often said to be uncomfortable, but that’s often due to the fact that your gums... read more »

Prepare for Your Bone Graft Recovery in Advance

If you have weakened or lost bone structure in your jawbone as a result of trauma or disease, our dentist may recommend bone grafting to improve your smile. We invite patients to ask any questions they have regarding the procedure, including the recovery process that follows bone grafting. To enhance the recovery process of your bone graft procedure, we invite... read more »

Simple Guidelines to Improve Your Oral Health

Your overall oral health is very necessary in helping you to chew food, make different facial expressions and speak clearly. The development of gum disease, oral cancer and cavities can deeply reduce quality of life, and practicing oral hygiene daily is the foundation of excellent oral health. We are pleased to provide some recommendations on effective daily oral care habits... read more »

Replace your Toothbrush After Sickness

While you have conquered your recent illness, your toothbrush may still be holding onto those germs just waiting to make your roommates sick. Be safe and throw it out! Replace it with a new one to keep your family and/or roommates from the misery that you survived. Whether married or single, chances are you have one or more persons sharing... read more »

The Many Functions of a Dental Crown

Dental crowns are an excellent option for dental restorations because they offer a good amount of versatility in repairing a damaged or discolored tooth. These restorations can last a few decades to improve a weakened tooth and enhance its strength and support. If you have a tooth that needs repair, we invite you to review the many helpful functions of... read more »

A Tooth That Is Missing a Filling Requires Timely Treatment

A dentist will sometimes use a dental filling to repair a minor defect in a tooth’s enamel layer. This is usually an effective treatment for a small dental fracture or minor case of tooth decay. As time passes, any inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can potentially affect the health and integrity of the surrounding tooth enamel. This could weaken... read more »

Key Dental Dangers to Avoid

  Did you know that sugars and starches are well-known dental damage risk factors to your smile? Furthermore, are you aware of the dangers of snacking throughout the day or using your mouth like a bottle opener? These are all important questions to ask as you need to be aware of tooth hazards that can arise at any time in... read more »

Outlining the Basics of Aging and Dental Health

Through the adventure of life, you will find yourself being faced with many obstacles. The road to here and there and back again has pitfalls for not only your physical health but your oral health as well. If you wish to ensure your teeth and gums can remain healthy throughout your lifetime, make it a point to ensure you're eating... read more »

Dental Bridge Benefits

If your dentist, Dr. Noelle McKenney, has recommended restoring your oral health with a dental bridge, then you’re on your way toward a top-notch smile! There are many reasons why your dentist has recommended this restoration. To help you know more about those reasons, our dental team is happy to tell you all about the dental bridge benefits, which are:... read more »