Dental Sealants: Helpful Information

What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are a plastic coating that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to shield them from decay. Am I a candidate for dental sealants? Children generally have dental sealants placed as their molars and premolars grow in. However, adults can also benefit from dental sealants placed… Read more »

Gum Recession: The Symptoms and How They Can Be Prevented

Gum disease is a common issue among American adults–in fact, about half of us have this disease. One of the common signs of gum disease is gum recession, which can cause additional dental problems if it becomes advanced. However, there are multiple signs of developing gum recession that can give you fair warning. It’s important… Read more »

Fall in Love with Your Smile Thanks to Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  You should never assume your teeth are going to be okay just because you haven’t suffered oral accidents or injuries in the past. Even if you haven’t ever been the victim of dental damage, it does not mean you will not suffer dental damage in the future. Your teeth will begin to wear down… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Sometimes Replace a Tooth Lost to an Untreated Cavity

If you have avoided your routine dental checkups, it’s possible for what was once a small cavity to grow exponentially in size. As the tooth decay spreads it could severely compromise the structural integrity of the tooth. It could even lead to a severe fracture, an infected root, dental abscess, or the total loss of… Read more »

Chewing Gum 101

Did you know chewing gum does more for you than keep your mouth busy? Well, it’s true. In fact, chewing gum can help your smile if you let it. This is why our dentist, Dr. , recommends chewing gum regularly throughout the day. To tell you a little more about chewing gum in , ,… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Enhance Your Smile’s Appearance

Your smile appears in many of your facial expressions that are used to express emotion. If your front teeth have been compromised by cosmetic imperfections or minor physical defects, it can affect your self-confidence. Rather than guarding your facial expressions and limiting your social interactions, you should consider scheduling a consultation appointment with Dr. and… Read more »

The Ways a Dental Cleaning Can Help You

Do you ever wonder why your dentist, Dr. William Wilson, Dr. Gary Wegmann, or Dr. Daniel Choo, recommends receiving a dental cleaning every six months? If so, our dental team is more than happy to tell you why! We understand it might be hard to attend your appointments if you don’t know the purpose behind… Read more »

Things to Know About Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. At , we provide tooth-colored, cosmetic dental crowns. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Hold a weak tooth together and strengthen it – Restore a tooth that has broken… Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that staying hydrated while you’re sick can also improve your health? It’s true because liquids will help keep your mouth fresh and clean by washing my harmful acids and eliminating or lowering your risk for dry mouth. Various foods and medications may contribute to dry mouth, so exercise caution when taking any… Read more »

The Finer Details of Tooth Extractions

If you have recently undergone a tooth extraction, or if you plan on having an extraction in the future, it is important to plan ahead to ensure your recovery process has the best chance of success in as little time as possible. If you are a smoker, you should give up the bad habit immediately…. Read more »