An Abscess Leading to Tooth Loss May Require a Dental Bridge

If a cavity is left alone without proper treatment, it can cause a constant bacterial presence in your mouth that results in a tooth abscess below the gum line. Symptoms such as an ongoing toothache and pressure in the gums can hint at the presence of dental abscess. Often, an... Read more »

Smile Renovations: Preventing Tooth Decay

As with all forms of tooth decay, it is essential to make sure that you're taking care of your smile by limiting any risks associated with tooth decay. Tooth decay is a serious health disorder in which your tooth enamel is slowly worn down and destroyed. Your tooth enamel is... Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Chronic Case of Dental Attrition

As you grow older the bone structure of your mouth can gradually start to change. This can sometimes be accelerated by dental health problems or issues with tooth loss. In time these minor alignment changes can cause two teeth to rub together excessively. Early signs of a problem like this... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about cosmetic dentistry, then our dentist, Dr. Roberto Macedo, is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. The more you know about cosmetic dentistry, the more of an educated decision you can make for your smile. Today, our dentist will be happy to... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Veneers

A dental veneer is a great way to correct minor imperfections in your smile. Veneers are thin shells often made of porcelain that fit over the fronts of your teeth. They are shaded to match the rest of the teeth in your smile, making them virtually unnoticeable to others. If... Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Sleep Apnea

Did you know the sleep apnea can lead to heart failure and strokes? It's true as their continuous action of irregular breathing patterns while you sleep can cause severe damage to your health. Thus, it is important to visit your dentist for an examination and treatment for any sleep apnea... Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Mouthwash

Are you brushing your teeth and gums at least twice daily? Are you flossing between your teeth every day as well? Are you using any other alternative methods to keep your mouth clean during the day? Even if you are brushing and flossing daily, it might be a good idea... Read more »

Significant Oral Trauma Often Requires First-Aid

An accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes cause significant harm to teeth and soft oral tissues. It is often the result of an athletic injury, automotive collision, or a serious accident in the home. Should a significant oral trauma befall you, or someone close to you, some simple first-aid... Read more »

Love Your Dental Veneers and Show Them Proper Care

Are you embarrassed or ashamed of your smile because of imperfections that affect its appearance? Are you interested in building your confidence through cosmetic dentistry? Our dentist may recommend veneers, which are thin, tooth-colored shells placed over the front of your teeth. Dental veneers improve your smile instantly, but they... Read more »

Early Symptoms of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Should Not Be Ignored

Many people think that cavities and gum disease are the primary oral health problems to worry about. However, oral and pharyngeal cancer is also very salient concerns that could affect your oral health and quality of life. Should they go undetected or untreated, these cancers could prove life-threatening. Fortunately, every... Read more »