How Can You Improve Your Oral Health Care?

Have you ever actively asked yourself how you can improve your oral health care? Although brushing and flossing remain the cornerstones to a healthy smile, it is just as important consistently make an effort to improve those skills as well as seek out additional treatments to help protect or treat your pearly whites. One particularly… Read more »

Do You Know Any Recovery Tips for Tooth Extractions?

Do you know any recovery tips for tooth extractions? Before and after a tooth extraction, always set up an effective plan to prepare your body and home for any situations that can arise. Additionally, make sure to stop any bad habits, such as smoking before and after the surgery to ensure the highest chance of… Read more »

Are You Protecting Your Teeth from the Causes of Toothaches?

Are you protecting your teeth from the causes of toothaches? A toothache refers to an increase in sensitivity produced when nerves within your pulp, located in the roots of your teeth, are damaged. This can be the result of an infection, an oral accident or injury, bad oral hygiene, or tooth loss including extractions, and… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: What You Should Know

Did you know that there are many things you may be able to do to improve the look of your teeth? Fortunately, whether you’re worried about the color of your teeth or a missing tooth, there are several solutions that could meet your needs. If you are unhappy with a single discolored tooth, our team… Read more »

Cleaning the Tongue Has Many Benefits

There are lots of ridges and bumps on the human tongue. All of these contours can hide plaque and bacteria that may be missed while brushing. People who have dentures have found cleaning their tongue very important to cleaning out plaque and bacteria and avoiding bad breath. Cleaning the tongue is a simple process. After… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Helps Secure Dental Appliances and Block Out Food Material

If you’ve had a removable dental appliance like dentures fitted by Dr. Kinney or Dr. Musser, it was designed to fit tightly with your existing gum structure. Even with this naturally tight fit, you might still be interested in applying a bead of denture adhesive. This will give you an extra-secure hold when you eat,… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Needs Daily Care and Cleaning Considerations

A temporary crown is typically used by Drs. Musser and Kinney to protect an abutment during the restoration process. The hard, plastic cap is only intended as a protective measure; it is not strong enough to replicate the tooth’s full function. With some daily care and cleaning considerations, you can ensure your chances of having… Read more »

Tips on Preparing for Implant Surgery

Are you about to replace your missing tooth with a dental implant? If so, our dental team has some tips for you to help you prepare for the treatment. For the best treatment possible, we encourage you to do the following things: -Tell your doctor about any medical conditions you have as well as any medications… Read more »

Protecting your Gums

We all know how important it is to protect your teeth. After all, we can live without them! However, did you know it’s just as important to protect your gums? Let’s take a look at exactly why that is. Gum health Obtaining the best oral health possible doesn’t just mean that your teeth are free… Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Help Counteract Tooth Sensitivity

Your tooth enamel is made of densely formed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the ability to bite, chew and grind hard foods. At the same time, it is possible for acidic foods and beverages to erode the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If it’s not counteracted, it can create microscopic… Read more »