What You Need to Know About Thumb Sucking

Are you aware of what causes thumb sucking and how to properly treat it? Thumb sucking is a condition in which a child sucks their thumb to help alleviate fears or concerns that they may have. Typically, it is used as a security blanket to help provide an additional layer... Read more »

Got Dry Mouth? Here Are Some Relief Tips

If you’re a victim of dry mouth, then you’re likely looking for ways to relieve it. This dental issue can be quite troublesome and inconvenient, especially because it involves trouble chewing and swallowing, mouth sores, bad breath, cavities, a burning feeling in the mouth, cracked lips, a sticky or dry... Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Aging and Dental Health

How is your smile holding up as you age? If you notice that your smile is suffering from oral health problems and issues as you continue to get older, you may need time to adjust your oral health care habits and look for new ways to progress your smile. Aging... Read more »

Knowledge Base: Bruxism

When you are ready to improve your oral health, you will need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to prevent any problems that can arise in your mouth, which can include damage to your teeth and jaw from bruxism. When bruxism is occurs, damage to your... Read more »

The Severity of Your Dental Stains Will Determine the Ideal Whitening Method

The outer surfaces of your tooth enamel contain microscopic pores and textures. These areas can sometimes trap tiny dark particles from certain foods and beverages. When you consume these things or use tobacco, microscopic dark deposits can accumulate on the surfaces of your teeth. If they are not removed by... Read more »

Fluoride and Its Importance

Fluoride has received a great amount of research over the years and has been shown to improve the strength of your tooth enamel when exposed in healthy amounts to your teeth. This natural substance can be found in many dental products as well as the tap water in certain cities.... Read more »

Why Should I Clean My Smile With an Electric Toothbrush?

Electric toothbrushes are handy tools that can help you clean your teeth, gums, and smile regularly, which can help you have the top-notch oral health you deserve. Our dentist, Dr. James Strang, is happy to tell you all the reasons why you should clean your smile with an electric toothbrush.... Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Be Created from Different Materials

When a tooth has been significantly altered by a large cavity or a dental fracture, there might not be sufficient healthy structure remaining for our dentist, Dr. James Strang to treat with a simple dental filling. In a case like this, the most viable treatment option may be a dental... Read more »

Treat Gum Disease at Its First Symptom

The essence of gum disease is a serious infection in the gum tissues that results in inflammation and eventual tooth loss. It affects millions of adult Americans, but can actually be easily prevented with dental hygiene. Because your oral and overall health are linked and gum disease can increase risk... Read more »

Uncover Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Treatments

  At no point in time should you ever neglect your teeth and gums. They are essential for numerous skills and functions within your mouth, so you should protect them at all costs. In addition, taking care of your jaw is also important as it plays a pivotal role in... Read more »