Understanding Why We Pull Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth sometimes become a kind of a show-and-tell item for lots of teenagers (and a few adults), but removing them could be in your best interest if you’ve had them erupt. Here are some reasons why you should deliberate on having your completely- or partially-erupted wisdom teeth removed at our office: Even if wisdom… Read more »

Enjoy the New Year with Your New Smile Thanks to Halitosis Prevention

  Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a common oral health condition that occurs due to bacteria buildup in your mouth. These bacteria in your mouth, however, can often be caused by the foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits as well. In order to prevent bad breath, it is important to first… Read more »

Denture Alternatives

We regularly get asked if there are alternatives to dentures. The first thing we say is that brushing your chompers twice per day is a great alternative to false teeth, as is flossing daily! If you really believe dentures may not be right for you, please let Dr. know; there are some alternatives to false… Read more »

Improve Your Toothbrushing Technique

You’ve been brushing your teeth since you were a child. But how is your technique? Still like it was when you were a child? Let’s take a look at the proper way to brush your teeth. Place the toothbrush with the bristles against the teeth at a 45* angle to the gums. Make short, tooth-wide… Read more »

Four Oral Health Tips to Keep Your Smile in Top Condition

If you want to keep your smile in top condition, you will want to practice good oral hygiene habits. At in , , we promote a low-sugar, low-starch diet in favor of eating tooth-friendly foods including protein, dairy, whole grains, and fresh fruit and vegetables. A tooth-friendly diet will nourish teeth and gums while practicing… Read more »

Types of Dental Lasers: Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

Laser dentistry is a budding technology, now projected to be in use by more than six percent of dentists in the USA. There are numerous uses for lasers within general dentistry, and dental lasers typically fall into one of two categories. Soft Tissue Lasers The first kind of oral laser is defined as a soft… Read more »

The Answers to Your Teeth Whitening Questions

Do you have questions about teeth whitening treatment? If so, you’re not alone. Many people wish to brighten their smile but they don’t know all the details involved, which can lead to questions. So, to help you find the answers you’re looking for, our dentists, Drs. Param Gill and Lavanya Gill are happy to answer… Read more »

White Dental Fillings and Why They Are Needed

If you have suffered severe tooth decay to the point that a hole has formed in your enamel, a cavity is present. When cavities arise, it is important to have them removed immediately. Effective tooth restoration treatments designed to remove decay and cavities include white dental fillings. White dental fillings, also known as tooth-colored composites,… Read more »

Facts About Sleep Apnea

Are you aware that genetics can play a key role in the development of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common, yet potentially severe form of sleep disorder characterized by interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep. Sleep apnea increases your likelihood of developing diabetes, depression, heart attacks, strokes, and even death. However, not all types… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Crown Needs to Be Examined and Treated by a Dentist

Dental crowns are typically created from durable materials such as dental grade porcelain, gold, or metallic alloys. They are often used to replace the tooth enamel layer of a tooth that was damaged or compromised by a large cavity. Dental crowns are also an important part of many dental implant restorations. Unfortunately, there are still… Read more »