A Chipped or Fractured Dental Crown Needs to Be Examined

A dental crown is often used in a situation in which it is necessary to replace a tooth’s enamel layer. This is often necessary to address a tooth with a very large cavity, significant dental fracture, or large area of dental attrition. Most crowns are made from a dental grade porcelain, gold or a metal… Read more »

The Basics of Sealant

Despite all the brushing and flossing, do you or your family still get cavities? Sometimes we need a little extra help, such as sealants. Sealants barricade bacteria that cause cavities from reaching certain areas of your teeth, and they can halt the progress developing cavity. Our molars, the flatter teeth that you generally chew with,… Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Did you know the gum disease is a debilitating disease in which there is an infection in your gum tissues? Fortunately, there are numerous choices you can make to significantly lower your risk for gum disease. Due to the fact that gum disease has several causes, it is important to examine all aspects of your… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Bridges?

A dental bridge is a strong dental restoration that can replace your missing tooth and give you the smile you need. It provides many benefits to you and your smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, recommends using them if they are the right choice. To help you know a little more, our… Read more »

Understanding Dental Facts on Cavity Prevention Treatments

How safe would you say your teeth are regarding cavities? Cavities typically arise as holes in your tooth enamel and can be caused by a variety of sources. To keep your oral health safe, it is important to establish a multitude of treatments including effective cavity prevention plans and optimum oral hygiene. However, it may… Read more »

Tips for a Strong and Beautiful Smile

If you’re working toward a strong and beautiful smile, good for you! Our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, would like to help you reach the goals you desire. Fortunately, there are things you can do regularly to keep moving closer to your perfect smile. Our dentist is more than happy to tell you all about those… Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Sealants

If you are looking for a highly effective tooth restoration procedure designed for preventing future damage in the form of tooth decay and cavities, dental sealants may be your best option. Dental sealants consist of a thin coating atop of your chewing surfaces to help prevent damage that arises such as cavities. Dental sealants are… Read more »

Water Flossers and You

Water flossers have been around for a while now, and lots of our patients use them. Like floss, water flossing is a means of cleaning bacterial acids from your chompers and gums and getting rid of lodged food remnants from between your teeth. Here are a few things you should be familiar with about water… Read more »

Treatments with Mouthwash

Did you know that mouthwash comes with many features? Some mouthwashes are capable of reducing plaque and gingivitis, whereas others are designed to freshen your breath. Other forms of mouthwash are used to help whiten your teeth. Depending on your desires for improving your smile, make sure you use the right form of mouthwash. If… Read more »

See How Much You Know About Cosmetic Dentistry by Taking This Quiz

Are you well informed about cosmetic dentistry? Our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, would like to see how much you really do know. The more you, know the better! In fact, having knowledge about dental care can help you care for your smile and maintain your oral health. So, feel free to test your knowledge today… Read more »