What To Do For Your Smile When You Are Sick

Winter is here! Unfortunately for many, this means cold and flu season is also here.  We’ve provided some mouth care tips for when you’re sick.   During your illness, choose sugar-free cough drops. A sugar-sweetened cough drop has the same effect on your teeth as sucking on a piece of candy. The bacteria that live… Read more »

Dental Grills: Ornaments on Your Teeth

Straight, white teeth complement your physical attractiveness. A healthy smile doesn’t really need anything else to improve it. But for some, those who want to stand out from the crowd, dental grills are seen as jewelry for the mouth. Dental grills (or grillz), also called “fronts”, are fancy, removable covers on the teeth. Normally, composed… Read more »

A Traumatized Dental Crown Might Require a Dental Bridge Restoration

Dental crowns are carefully created in professional dental laboratories from materials such as gold alloy, base metals, and dental grade porcelain. This is intended to give them the strength to rival natural tooth enamel, and this restores the basic function of the previously compromised tooth. Yet it’s still possible for a dental crown to be… Read more »

When Bleeding Gums Suggest Gum Disease

You may have noticed droplets of blood in the sink after brushing and wondered why. Read today’s blog about the relationship between bleeding and gum disease. Just to put your mind at ease, bleeding gums aren’t dangerous, but they do mean a checkup is in order to find out the cause. Gum disease, a very… Read more »

Understanding Dentures

If you’re not brushing your pearly whites two times daily and flossing one time per day, you will most likely need dentures at some point. We’ve found that this statement doesn’t entice a number of younger people since lots of them don’t understand what dentures are. If you would like to learn more about dentures,… Read more »

The Things a Dental Crown Can Do for Your Smile

If you’re interested in helping your smile and oral health with a dental crown, then our dental team encourages you to call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Lowry. When you come into our office, we will examine your smile and determine if this is the right treatment for you…. Read more »

Your Child’s First Trip to the Dentist

You may not know it when you look at your baby, but all of her teeth are already present. Each of them are just waiting for their time to erupt. You can start her on the road to a healthy smile by wiping her gums every day with a clean piece of gauze, and by… Read more »

Is a Tooth-Colored Filling Right for Your Cavity?

If you have a cavity, you may want to talk our dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Lowry about a composite, or tooth-colored filling to brighten your smile. If your cavity is visible to other people and is small enough, a composite filling may serve you well. Composite fillings are made from powdered glass and an acrylic resin…. Read more »

Finding a Solution for Your Tooth Sensitivity

Your tooth sensitivity may be a sign of something more serious. For instance, you may have worn or fractured tooth enamel, cavities, dental erosion or gum recession. Seeking the guidance of a professional dentist is very important. Dr. Jeffrey Lowry can help you narrow down your causal factors and then recommend proper treatment. Here are… Read more »

Basic Toothbrush Care

Your toothbrush is a pretty simple piece of equipment. There are no moving parts, and it never needs a tuneup. Because of that, you may be tempted to toss it in a drawer or the medicine cabinet and forget about it until the next time you need it. The truth is however, that even though… Read more »