Do You Have TMJ Pain?

Did you know that your jaw plays an important role in maintaining the function of your smile? It’s important to care for your jaw joints as you would your teeth and monitor them to ensure they stay in good health. Your jaw joints are often referred to as TMJs or... Read more »

The Basics of Gum Care

Your gums - the soft tissue that holds your teeth in place and provides them with all they need to live - are probably the most important things in your mouth. Without those, it’d be impossible for teeth to remain strong and effective throughout our life. Now, with the knowledge... Read more »

How to Prevent & Reverse Tooth Decay

While maintaining your oral health may seem simple, it can be difficult at times. The first thing you need to know is that your ability to prevent or reverse tooth decay largely depends on the environment in your mouth and how much decay is already present. To give your teeth... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dental Bridges

Do you have any lost or missing teeth that you need to have replaced? If you fail to replace any missing teeth, you could be at an increased risk of tooth decay because plaque buildup can arise within the area left behind. Furthermore, you can also suffer from gum destabilization... Read more »

Reassess Your Oral Health by Treating and Preventing Bad Breath

If you continually find yourself struggling with bad breath, it could be linked to underlying conditions within your body. Your bad breath could also be due to several risk factors that you may be causing to yourself. Because bad breath can often be linked to other oral health ailments, it... Read more »

Q&A: Brushing Teeth

We know that brushing teeth is the foundation for good oral health. But if you have improper technique, it can lead to an ineffective routine. At best, this is a waste of time, and at worst, it can actually do active damage to your smile. Here are some common questions... Read more »

A Rundown of Dental Cleaning Appointments

It’s about time for your routine dental appointment with our dentist and team. You may be wondering what to expect at your twice-yearly appointments. We are more than happy to answer any questions that you may have about your upcoming appointment. Professional Dental Cleaning When you come in to Carey... Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Water Flossers

  Have you ever heard of water flossers? If you have not, they are interdental cleaners designed to clean between teeth much the same way that traditional dental floss does. Just as dental floss cleans between teeth, so does water flossers. An optimal cleaning routine includes using water flossers and... Read more »

A Missing Tooth Can Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is a dental restoration that is used to replace one or more missing teeth. A tooth replacement with a dental crown connected on either side makes up a dental bridge. The dental crowns are connected to the teeth on either side of the gap to anchor the... Read more »

Improve Dental Anxiety With These Tips

Are you afraid of visiting the dentist? Do you really dread attending your dental appointments? If so, we are here to help you feel calmer during your visits! Many people feel anxious about the dental office and seeing the dentist, so you are not alone. To help make your dental... Read more »