Dental Sealants Protect Smiles

Did you know that dental sealants can lower your risk of tooth decay by nearly 80%? Dental sealants are designed to improve your smile by protecting your teeth from decay and enamel erosion that cause cavities and other oral emergencies. With a dental sealant, your smile will be better protected from the harmful acids produced by plaque buildup in your... read more »

Which Foods Are Healthy for Your Smile?

Have you ever wondered which foods are healthy for your smile? Although all foods inevitably wear down teeth slightly due to the chewing process, it is hard enough to wear teeth out as teeth that are well taken care of can last a lifetime of use. Listed below are food choices that can help keep your teeth in tip-top shape:... read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Just Be What Your Smile Needs for the Summer

If you have had issues with your smile, a dental bridge might just be what you need to prepare you for the summer season, and all the social activities that come with it. If you have missing teeth and want to fill them in, a dental bridge can do that effectively and attractively. Dental bridges fill in missing teeth by anchoring... read more »

What Are the Best Cosmetic Dentistry Options?

What are the best cosmetic dentistry options? Typically, the best treatment options for your smile should always be the ones that improve your oral health the most. However, some that exist simply to improve the look of your smile can also do wonders for your self-esteem and self-image. Some of the most remarkable forms of cosmetic dentistry for fixing tooth... read more »

Chronic Dental Staining Can Be Remedied by a Dental Bleaching Treatment

While it might not seem like it at first, simple things, like a morning cup of coffee, a glass of red wine at dinner or the occasional cigar at sundown, can actually leave trace amounts of dark particles in your mouth. These can easily adhere to the surfaces of your teeth, causing dental stains and dulling and darkening your smile.... read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Requires First Aid and Professional Care

A knocked-out tooth is a form of dental avulsion where the tooth is knocked out of the socket or severely fractured at the gumline. When this happens, the oral trauma is often severe and requires immediate first aid while seeking professional care at Kimberly W. Fee DMD. If there are blood or debris in your mouth from an oral trauma,... read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Professional Care to Prevent New Tooth Decay

A minor dental fracture like a chipped tooth can result from several different sources. While an oral trauma might damage the hard tooth enamel, you are just as likely to suffer a chipped tooth if you nibble on pens and pencils or if you grind your teeth on a regular basis. It’s best to have a chipped tooth examined and... read more »

Dental Crowns: The Benefits

If you have an extremely damaged or decayed tooth, there are a number of options you should consider. For example, a crown is a solution you may want to explore. You see, crowns are custom made to look, feel, and function like your natural teeth. Still, you will have to care for your crown once it is part of your... read more »

Understanding Filling Materials and Their Application

Tooth decay is an unfortunate consequence of poor oral hygiene. When the natural bacteria living in your mouth are allowed to reproduce unchecked, they can eventually work to exploit a weakened area of tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur if you skip a dental checkup. If a cavity is detected early and it’s small enough, Dr. Kimberly... read more »