Halloween Tips: Treatment Plans

Taking care of your teeth doesn’t have to be a difficult chore. However, during various times of the year, you may need to exercise extra caution. Halloween is one of those times. Not only should you continue to clean your teeth every day, but exercise caution with the products you eat and what activities you… Read more »

How to Keep Your Teeth White

If you’ve recently done a teeth-whitening treatment, congratulations! We hope that you like the bright new appearance of your smile, and we hope the treatment lasts for a long time. Here are a few pointers about how you can retain the fresh look of your newly whitened pearly whites. – Brush twice daily with whitening… Read more »

A Tooth with a Compromised Biting Surface Might Need an Inlay or Onlay Dental Filling

The teeth in the back of your mouth play several important roles in helping to process and break down food before swallowing. While molars are primarily tasked with grinding and chewing, premolars also work in synergy with front teeth to bite off hard and tough foods. Cavities that develop on the biting surfaces of these… Read more »

Teeth Lost to Untreated Dental Caries Can Sometimes Be Replaced with a Partial Denture

When you fail to maintain a consistent and effective oral hygiene regimen dental caries can develop on multiple teeth. If you fail to seek treatment from a professional dentist like Dr. the tooth decay will gradually continue to spread deeper into the tooth enamel. In time it could even infect the internal structures of a… Read more »

A Soft Tissue Injury to the Lip Might Require Basic First-Aid

A blow to the face during contact sports, falling off a bike, or a simple household accident can sometimes cause a significant lip injury. In some extreme cases, people have deeply bitten into or bitten through their lip. In a situation of this magnitude, the oral care specialists at offer the following first-aid insights. This… Read more »

Deciding Which Option is Best for Repairing a Chipped Tooth

A bad habit of nervously nibbling on pens and pencils, or using your teeth to open packaging can sometimes chip tooth enamel. This is just as likely to occur if you also play in contact sports without a necessary mouth guard, or you grind your teeth while sleeping. Some chips are more severe than others…. Read more »

Principles Concerning Chewing Gum

The connection between sugarless gum and your smile has only in recent years been truly understood and documented. Sugarless gum can transform your smile for a healthier and happier set of pearly whites. Although, the reason sugarless gum can be beneficial for your smile has little to do with the gum itself. For a better understanding… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Sometimes Calls for Dental Veneers

An appealing smile can certainly bolster your self-confidence in business as well as your social life. When dental stains alter the color of your teeth and other minor imperfections become noticeable, you should call to schedule a consultation with Drs. Kinney, Musser, and Kinney. The training and years of experience they have can help identify… Read more »

Caring for Your Dentures

You’ve already had your natural set of teeth replaced with a sturdy set of dentures, so does tradition oral hygiene still apply? Do you need to brush your teeth? How about floss? You still need to take proper care of your dentures, but not with brushing and flossing. To maintain your dentures, there are specialized… Read more »

Severe Toothache Pain Might Require a Dental Extraction

While a toothache can certainly result from a severe dental trauma, most are the result of untreated tooth decay infecting the pulp or root of the tooth. This might also be an aftereffect of a large filling falling out and going untreated. Regardless of the cause, all toothache pain requires the attention and treatment of… Read more »