What Should I do for a Toothache?

At some point, many of us have or will experience a toothache. Much of the time, a cavity is the reason for the pain. But toothaches can be caused by sensitive teeth, thin tooth enamel, or a cracked tooth. The cause may also be an abscess, which is an infection from decay, or disease. In… Read more »

Dentures, Dental Bridges, and Dental Implants

Dentures, dental bridges, and dental implants are three highly effective forms of tooth replacement treatment that seeks to improve your smile by filling in the voids in your mouth. If left untreated, the gaps can cause other teeth to move and be pockets for bacteria to thrive in. The benefits of filling in the gap… Read more »

Are the Foods You Are Eating Causing Your Teeth to Suffer?

A healthy smile begins with a healthy foundation. Eating a balanced diet, brushing at least twice a day and flossing at least once, along with keeping regular professional dental checkups and cleanings will help to build a healthy smile. Certain foods are better for your teeth than others, and today we would like to share… Read more »

Are Dental Sealants Necessary for Safe Smiles?

Are dental sealants necessary for safe smiles? Although effective brushing and flossing routines are vital for a healthy smile, dental sealants can be used as an additional layer of protection for your teeth. Not only are they extremely beneficial in fighting against cavities, but they remain clear on your teeth to help keep your natural… Read more »

Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape While Traveling By Avoiding Dental Emergencies

One of the worst things that could happen while you’re on vacation is a dental emergency. No one wants a throbbing tooth and smile that puts a damper on the entire trip. This is why it’s important to do what you can to avoid dental emergencies at all costs. To help you do so, Dr…. Read more »

A Removable Partial Can Replicate the Function and Presence of Multiple Missing Teeth

Having missing teeth can severely impact your ability to chew food and it can even affect your appearance. To address a problem like this without the use of oral surgery, Dr. Kenneth Klassen or Dr. Wendy Quiroz might recommend fitting you for a removable partial denture. This is essentially a smaller form of removable dentures… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Remove Deep, Set-in Stains from Your Smile

Stains that develop on the surfaces of the teeth in your smile will inevitably start to penetrate deeper and deeper into the tooth enamel. In time, this can leave you with a yellow, unattractive smile that significantly hinders your overall appearance. To effectively whiten a smile that suffers from significant staining problems, Drs. Klassen and… Read more »

What Will Happen During My Six-Month Checkup?

As you may already know, your six-month checkup is vital for your oral health. What you might not know are the specific steps involved in your dental appointment. To help you feel more comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair while you visit your dentist, Dr. Kenneth Klassen or Dr. Wendy Quiroz, we are happy to… Read more »

Fix an Oral Abnormality with the Help of a Dental Crown

If you have any teeth that have been damaged in an oral accident or have suffered wear-and-tear over a lifetime of use, a dental crown can be used to restore its look, function, and provide longevity for many years to come. When a dental crown is placed over a damaged tooth or implant, it will… Read more »

Your Teeth Are Precious, so Protect Them Daily

Your teeth are covered with a fine layer of durable material called tooth enamel. Bad bacteria have a fine layer of its own it can create in your mouth called plaque. Within plaque, bacteria can use sugars from foods you eat to create harmful acids that can eat through our tooth enamel and cause cavities…. Read more »