Dental Facts and Findings on Mouth Jewelry

Are you aware of the potential risks factors to your mouth that can arise due to the presence of mouth jewelry? Mouth jewelry, specifically lip or tongue rings, have been known to cause several variations of dental damage that can put your mouth in a very bad position. Understand that it can destroy your smile… Read more »

Common Questions About Dental Fillings

Do you have questions about dental fillings? If so, our dentist, Dr. Cherrington, is happy to help you find the information you need so you can know more about the restoration. The more you know, the better. So, he is happy to help you by answering commonly asked questions about dental fillings, which are: Q:… Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Root Canal Therapy

  Numerous risk factors are present when it comes to damage pulps. The pulp is the life force of a tooth in which the nerve endings, connective tissues, and blood vessels all reside. However, the pulp can be damaged due to a variety of reasons. Once your pulp is damaged, it will need to be… Read more »

The Ways Athletes Can Maintain a Top-Notch Smile

As an athlete, you most likely spend many days in the front yard shooting hoops, throwing the football, or hitting the baseball. You’re probably so focused on how to get better, faster, and stronger. While you focus on those things, it’s also important to focus on your teeth and gums. This is important because you… Read more »

Why You Need to Care For the Artificial Teeth on Your Implant-Supported Bridge

When dental implants first entered the dental community, they were used to single areas of tooth loss only, but the last 20 or so years have seen a great evolution in dental technology that has enabled dental implants to begin replacing multiple teeth at a time with implant-supported dental bridges. Even if an area of… Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Exam Can Include Preventive Treatments

Maintaining a healthy mouth throughout your life relies on several important factors. This includes making sure to brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as thoroughly flossing at least once each day. Dr. also notes that you should attend a regularly scheduled dental exam every six months. This important appointment can effectively clean… Read more »

Keeping Your Back Teeth Safe

Even the best toothbrush may not reach every part of every tooth. For example, your back teeth, also known as your molars may not always get the attention that they need. And even if you do brush your molars with care, they aren’t the easiest teeth to clean. Your back teeth have the tough job… Read more »

Fluoride Helps Strengthen Tooth Enamel

The outermost layer of each of your teeth is made up of hard tooth enamel. Its inherent mineral density provides your teeth with the ability to bite and break down food while also protecting the sensitive core of the tooth. Each of your dental checkups at is designed to detect any developing oral health concerns… Read more »

Dental Stains Might Need a Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment

Do you drink dark beverages like coffee, tea or soda or use tobacco on a regular basis? You’ll find that this may turn your smile an unsightly shade of yellow. If your staining is moderate to severe, the whitening products sold in stores will likely lack the strength to fully brighten your tooth enamel. Other… Read more »

What You Need to Know About a Dental Bridge

When a patient is missing one or more adult teeth, Dr. may recommend a dental bridge in , , to restore the beauty and functionality of the teeth. A dental bridge is made up of one or more replacement teeth with a dental crown attached on either side. The dental crowns are bonded to the… Read more »