The Ways to Care for Your Smile When You’re Ill

Unfortunately, your smile can be affected while you’re sick if you don’t take good care of it. This is why our dentists, Dr. Shelly Galvin and Dr. Kritika Thomas, encourage you to do everything you can to clean and care for your teeth and gums while you rest and recover. That... Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Crown

Dental crowns are often needed to restore a severely damaged tooth and your oral health. However, when you have a dental crown, it is essential that you take good care of it. While your dental crown will not suffer from tooth decay, it can still hold bacteria that can seep... Read more »

Flossing With Braces

Are you struggling with your dental health because your braces seem to get in the way when you are flossing? You aren’t the only one to have faced this frustration, but we would like to try and help make it a little easier for you with a few tips and... Read more »

Lingering Tooth Loss Complications Might Be Address by a Dental Bridge Restoration

Impaired ability to bite and chew food is just one of the problems related to tooth loss. Depending on the location of the missing tooth it can also affect your speech or leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance when you smile. Should you choose not to have the tooth... Read more »

Understanding Diabetes and Your Smile

Building a better smile includes always being aware of all issues that can arise with recovery and treatments. Your recovery and your treatments could easily be handled by locating underlying conditions or issues that our dentists may not be previously aware of. For example, if you are suffering from diabetes,... Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Bruxism Treatments

Oftentimes, bruxism can arise due to several factors. If you aren't aware of what bruxism is, it is a condition in which you grind or clench your teeth. Many times, it happens when you're asleep, but it also can happen subconsciously while you are awake. Bruxism can be linked to... Read more »

Checkups on Fillings

Fillings make good restorations for teeth that have suffered from tooth decay. They restore your chewing surfaces and safeguard the remainder of the tooth. However, fillings do not last forever. They can endure for a while, usually about 5 to 20 years depending on the filling type. Normal, everyday activities... Read more »

How to Clean Partial Dentures

Do you have partial dentures? If so, our dentist, Dr. Shelly Galvin, encourages you to do everything you can to keep them in tip-top shape. This is because if you don’t clean and care for your dentures properly, there is a chance they can warp, break, and no longer replace... Read more »

See Your Dentist Regularly

Your oral health impacts your overall health and well-being, both physically and mentally. A healthy smile boosts your self-esteem, and a diseased mouth can harm your heart, among other things. So when you come to our office for your first visit with our dentist, we will review your overall health.... Read more »

My Friend Has Wisdom Teeth: What Gives?

Did you know that not all people have their wisdom teeth removed? Numerous people never have wisdom teeth erupt, and there are a lucky few who have mouths vast enough to retain all four of the wisdom teeth. Read on to find out more about when it's okay to retain... Read more »