Dental Sealants in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The dental sealants applied to your child’s molars and premolars by Dr. are essentially a thin film of durable plastic resin that serves as a barrier to prevent the bacteria from stuck-on plaque and residual food particles from fostering tooth decay. Dr. wants you and your child to remember that these dental sealants are only… Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth More Effectively

Brushing your teeth twice a day, once in the morning and once at night, is important for your oral health. However, Dr. Hwang, Dr. Chung, and our team stress that brushing your teeth properly is even more important for a healthy mouth. To improve your dental hygiene effectiveness, follow the following tips: Take Time Do… Read more »

A Crown Can Restore a Tooth that has Lost a Filling

Fillings are generally used to repair a small to medium size cavity. In time, the natural bacteria in your mouth can start to erode the cement that attaches a filling to the remaining tooth enamel. The older and larger a filling is, the more likely it is to fail. If a filling fails or falls… Read more »

Dental Implant Bridge

When dental implants first appeared on the oral health care scene they were primarily used to replace a single missing tooth. Over the course of the past two decades, dental implant technology has continued to evolve. Now dental implants can also be used in a variety of applications, including anchoring a bridge to restore multiple… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Your Child’s Teeth

Kids are really pretty resilient. Things like scuffed knees and stubbed toes are par for the course. But kids are also pretty vulnerable. Kids’ teeth, for example, are much more prone to cavities than adults’ teeth. Teaching kids to brush and floss properly is essential, but sometimes additional protection is needed. Dental sealants can provide… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Cavities

You know that cavities are bad news, but did you know that it can be difficult to detect a cavity while it’s forming? And while you could know that having a cavity is a problem, did you know that not treating a cavity could lead to a wide array of problems. For instance, did you… Read more »

The Dos And Don’ts Of Denture Care

There are many steps you need to take in order to care for your dentures and extend their life. There are also many steps you should avoid taking because they can cause harm to your dentures and even to you. Keep reading if you want to learn these dos and don’ts of denture care. The… Read more »

Got Sensitive Teeth? Here Are the Treatments

Tooth sensitivity is inconvenient and bothersome, especially when you are uncomfortable brushing and flossing your teeth and when you can’t enjoy your favorite treats. There are many things that could be causing your tooth sensitivity, like cavities, worn fillings, exposed tooth roots, worn tooth enamel, fractured teeth, and gum disease. However, even though there are… Read more »

Digital Radiography at the Dentist

Digital radiography, also known as digital x-rays, have revolutionized the way dentists take images of patients’ teeth and have greatly improved patient comfort and safety. Why are digital x-rays such a big deal? How do digital x-rays affect your visit to the dentist? X-ray imaging, or radiography, works by using x-rays to create an image… Read more »

Advanced Tooth Decay May Require a Root Canal

Severe tooth decay can cause significant damage to the enamel of a single tooth. This can seriously compromise your ability to chew and potentially give you an unappealing smile. A large area of decay might not leave enough healthy enamel for your dentist to anchor a filling. In a situation like this, the root might… Read more »