An Abscess Requires Professional Care

An untreated cavity can sometimes lead to cavities accessing the pulp and other sensitive structures in a tooth. As this happens, tooth decay can compromise the tooth and even cause a dangerous abscess to form in your gums. An abscess is created when bacteria forms pus around your gumline. Common... Read more »

A Tooth with a Severe Cavity May Suffer a Fracture

When a cavity goes without professional treatment, decay can slowly start to affect the tooth’s structure. You may find yourself chewing on a piece of food and your tooth cracks. The pain that results can sometimes be severe and the bacterial presence in the area can lead to other complications.... Read more »

4 Ways to Take Care of Your Smile

Taking care of your smile doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are four ways you can take care of your smile. Brush: Brush your teeth! There are no shortcuts--but luckily, it’s really easy to integrate into your daily routine. Brush using a soft-bristled toothbrush and gentle pressure, two times a... Read more »

Gum Disease Risk Factors

You’ve likely heard of gum disease, an oral infection that attacks the gums and bone that surround and support your teeth. Did you know that some people are more at risk for gum disease than others? Dr. Rai and our team are happy to share the risk factors with you.... Read more »

The Amazing Benefits of Fluoride

What do you know about fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that can strengthen and rebuild your tooth enamel, the outermost layer of your teeth. Here are some fun facts about the amazing benefits of fluoride: - Fluoride can augment your oral health by aiding the prevention of tooth decay... Read more »

Fun Facts about Dentures

No matter how many teeth you’ve lost, there’s always a solution for restoring your smile. Dentures can restore your smile back to its former beauty and good health. Here’s how: -Partial dentures are designed to fill in the gaps in between your teeth, whereas complete dentures can replace missing teeth... Read more »

Are You Informed about Oral Cancer?

Are you aware of what oral cancer is and how to stop it? Oral cancer is a very real and serious oral health illness that can cause severe health problems, including death. Oral cancer can strike at any age and health level, so it is essential no matter what state... Read more »

Principles Concerning Gum Disease

Gum disease also referred to as periodontal disease, is a common disease that affects your gum tissue. Usually, it affects individuals who have poor oral hygiene habits, but it can also be caused by age, hormonal imbalances, unhealthy habits, and genetics. For a better understanding of the basics of gum... Read more »

The Habits to Avoid If You Want a Successful Smile

If you want a successful smile and oral health, you need to keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist regularly, and have a healthy diet. Little did you know, it’s also beneficial to avoid tooth-harming habits. That way there is a small chance you’ll experience a dental injury, like... Read more »

Avoid These Smile-Harming Foods and Drinks If You Want a Successful Oral Health

Do you want a strong smile and a successful oral health? If so, there are things you need to do to take good care of your teeth and gums, including keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist, and have a healthy and balanced diet. In addition to this last... Read more »