Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease The word periodontal means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth. Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria and saliva. If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar). When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums… Continue reading Periodontal Disease


Restorations It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increased public awareness. However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health. Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now… Continue reading Restorations

Procedure Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry In the past decade there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry. We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence. Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless… Continue reading Procedure Cosmetic Dentistry

Procedure Cleaning Prevention

Cleanings & Prevention A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet. It is continued in… Continue reading Procedure Cleaning Prevention