Treating an Injured Lip or Tongue

Not every accident in life is a major one, but even minor accidents can cause problems for your oral health. A slip in the kitchen, a fall on the playground or even a minor fender-bender can result in a cut to the lip or tongue. To avoid an injury to... Read more »

Helping Kids with Oral Health

One of the best things you can do when raising kids is to teach them great oral health habits. A big part of that is teaching them the importance of preventing cavities. If - or as it sometimes feels, when - your kids get cavities, you may wonder if it’s... Read more »

Improving Oral Health With Tooth Restorations

Are you familiar with your options for repairing any form of dental damage? If you do suffer from dental damage, whether it be a chipped or cracked tooth, stains or discolorations, a cavity, or if simply wish to improve the appearance of your teeth, our dentist can offer a variety... Read more »

Advantages of Receiving a Dental Bridge

You may need to receive a dental bridge if you have lost permanent teeth and need to fill the space so that your oral health is not impeded. A replacement tooth or teeth fused to two dental crowns makes up the dental bridge, which can anchor to your remaining teeth... Read more »

Bad Breath: The Facts You Should Know

Bad breath is a common and inconvenient problem many people suffer from. If you’re a victim of bad breath, our dentist, Dr. Daniel Bishop, is happy to help you. One way to help is by telling you all about bad breath. This can give you an idea of the causes... Read more »

You May Want to Take Up Chewing Gum When You Learn Its Benefits

If you are not already in the habit of chewing sugar-free gum, you may not know that it is a very easy and effective way to improve the health of your smile. It can be used in conjunction with brushing and flossing your teeth every day to improve your oral... Read more »

Gum Disease Terminology: Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis

The most common reason why adults lose their natural teeth is because of periodontal (gum) disease. Talking about gum disease requires understanding certain terms. So, exactly what are the differences between gingivitis and periodontitis? When the teeth and gums are accumulating copious amounts of plaque that is not removed with... Read more »

Why Do I Have to Floss?

Flossing can be tedious, slow, and time-consuming, especially when done on a daily basis. So, is it really worth all the muss and fuss to clean between your teeth every single day? The answer is yes—that in-between is extremely important when it comes to healthy teeth and gums, and flossing... Read more »

What to Expect with a Chipped Tooth

From everyday roughhousing to out-of-the-blue accidents, a chipped tooth can be hard to avoid. Sometimes uncomfortable, a chipped tooth can feel jagged and make biting difficult, and may also affect your confidence in talking or smiling with your teeth. A chipped tooth shouldn’t stop you from smiling, and the professionals... Read more »

Handle Dental Appointments Like a Pro With These Anxiety-Reducing Tips

Dental anxiety is often mistakenly termed “dental phobia,” but true phobia creates powerful emotional aversions to seeking dental care for dental issues and can compel people to refuse dental treatment altogether. Dental anxiety is a psychological disorder, but patients still recognize the value of dental care even though the simplest... Read more »