Proper Tongue Cleaner Usage

At any given moment, millions of acids could be sitting on your tongue. Not content to cause bad breath alone, these little bacteria could also be creating a host of other problems. Cleaning your tongue will aid you to defend your oral health, and to do so, you need to... Read more »

Building a Better Smile for Halloween

If you wish to have a successful Halloween without your smile failing you, prepare to combat dental abrasion. During Halloween, dental abrasion can be at its worst, so it is important to make sure you’re cleaning your mouth effectively but not overdoing it to the point your teeth are extra... Read more »

Canker Sores v. Cold Sores

"I love mouth sores!" said no one ever. Mouth sores — occasionally known as soft-tissue disturbances — in or around the oral cavity can be painful, unappealing and a potential indicator of a more serious condition. Many of our patients have mixed up cold sores and canker sores, so we’ve... Read more »

You Shouldn’t Procrastinate Having a Toothache Treated by a Dentist

Sometimes the minor discomfort from a chipped tooth, cavity, or failing filling can be dismissed. Yet it might only take a short amount of time for the natural bacteria in your mouth to exploit the compromised area to gain access to the sensitive internal structures of the tooth. In a... Read more »

The Dental Jokes That Can Keep You Smiling

Our dentist, Dr. David Powell, and dental team love to keep you smiling. In fact, we love it so much we have made it our job! To help you smile and laugh a little more today, we are happy to share some dental jokes with you. What did the dentist... Read more »

Toothache Treatments for a Healthy Smile

One key aspect of oral health care that can arise when something is wrong with your smile is a toothache. If you feel pain within a tooth, it is a good sign that something is wrong. Sometimes, it could simply be inflammation or a piece of food stuck between your... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Dental Implants

This summer, enhance your smile by filling in the spaces that have remained unaccounted for in your smile. For a permanent treatment that can last a lifetime of heavy wear and tear, dental implants may be the right service for the job. If you are considering dental implants for your... Read more »

The Brightest Smiles Are the Whitest Smiles

The brightest smiles are the whitest smiles. With a tooth whitening kit, your smile can pop and stand out above the others. Not only will your peers notice it, but you will even get a self-esteem boost and find yourself have a more positive self-image. The important step is deciding... Read more »

How to Have a Bacteria-Free Toothbrush

Unfortunately, bacteria are attracted to toothbrushes. If you're not careful, your brush could harbor the germs that create sicknesses and even dental issues. This is why it’s recommended to keep your toothbrush clean. To help you do so, Dr. David Powell has some beneficial tips for you. First, wash your... Read more »

Flossing Is Important for Gum Disease Prevention

The American Dental Association recommends flossing your teeth each evening after you are done brushing your teeth. This will help too clean away plaque buildup and food material from between your teeth and the gum line. If they’re not removed on a daily basis, these materials can harden into tartar,... Read more »