A Dental Implant Can Often Replace a Missing Tooth

There are cases where a tooth has been so badly compromised by oral trauma or tooth decay that it can’t viably be treated by endodontic therapy. In these rare moments, the dentist or physician might need to extract the tooth and suture the surrounding gum tissues. After all the affected... Read more »

Save Your Smile With Dental Implants

Dental implants are an effective cosmetic dentistry procedure designed to replace an entire tooth--roots and all. Many patients overlook implants as an option for cosmetic dentistry, as crowns and veneers seem easier (after all, they don’t have screws placed into your jaw). However, dental implants offer many benefits that other... Read more »

Handling a Dental Emergency

In case of a dental emergency, would you know what to do? Knowing what to do ahead of time can help reduce stress as it enables you to react if ever a crisis arrives. Having this knowledge and acting quickly can not only save yourself discomfort, but it may also... Read more »

How to Have an Attractive Smile for Valentine’s Day

If you want a more attractive smile for Valentine’s Day, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentists, Dr. Daniel Merrill, is happy to discuss the ways you can achieve a more beautiful smile for that special day. There are many treatments available that can help you... Read more »

Bad Work Habits That Can Harm Your Smile

As you work in your office or cubicle, you most likely participate in habits that can harm your smile. In fact, little, simple, and mindless habits can damage your teeth and gums more than you might realize. This is why your dentists, Dr. Daniel Merrill, encourages you to keep your... Read more »

Hygiene: Wisdom Teeth Edition

Sadly, there is no way to avert wisdom teeth from impacting. However, there are a few things you can do to keep your oral cavity healthy even if you have wisdom teeth. Read on to find out more, and be sure to follow these tips! The major problem with erupted... Read more »

Year-End Smile Upgrades: Tooth Replacements

In order to ensure your smile has the best chance of success, it is important to make sure all teeth are accounted for. If you have any lost teeth, it is essential to have them replaced immediately. If left untreated, missing teeth can lead to gum destabilization, plaque buildup, and... Read more »

Dental Crowns and Stainless Steel

Stainless steel can be used in more than just frying pans: it can also be used to enhance your dental health through installation of stainless-steel dental crowns. Read this article to find out a tiny bit more about the good effects dental crowns can have on your dental health and... Read more »

Addressing Diabetes and Its Associated Dental Problems

Diabetes has been linked to a variety of common oral health problems, but you can reduce the risk of dental health problems caused by diabetes with the help of our dentists and team. Tooth Decay Heightened blood sugar levels increases the risk of tooth decay by providing plaque with more... Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction Is Often an Important Measure for Preventing Further Complications

Wisdom teeth tend to develop deep in the periodontal tissues in the rear of the mouth at during adolescence. They tend to start to emerge from the gums after all of your son or daughter’s permanent teeth have replaced their primary teeth. As this starts to happen they might complain... Read more »