A Missing Filling Needs Timely Treatment and Repair

Drs. Ferguson, Batra, and Smith routinely use fillings to repair small-to-modest-sized cavities. While they are effectively hardened or cemented into place with a powerful dental adhesive, no filling is impervious to the passage of time. In most cases, the older and larger a filling is, the more likely it is to develop a problem. If… Read more »

If You Play These Winter Sports, You Should Wear a Mouthguard

Do you want to keep your smile from harm this winter? If so, our team has a recommendation for you! Keeping your teeth and gums in tip-top shape while you participate in winter sports and activities can be tough, especially if they are high contact or dangerous. So, if you want to prevent oral injury,… Read more »

How Cavities Kill Teeth

Everyone knows that a cavity is obviously something you don’t want in your teeth. They hurt, they hurt worse to get filled, and afterward, the appearance and integrity of your tooth is often compromised, although you can choose to get tooth-colored fillings these days. What most people aren’t aware of, though, are the potentially devastating… Read more »

The Facts About Inlays and Onlays

Are you interested in learning more about what you could to if you have a cavity or an injured tooth? There are several options you can consider. When you are deciding on the best option for your oral health, please don’t forget to consider the benefits of dental inlays and dental onlays. At times, a… Read more »

7 Easy Tips to Keep Your Dentures Healthy & Clean

If you have a pair of dentures, it is important to follow proper handling and cleaning protocol with them at all times. Even though dentures are artificial, they can still be damaged, cracked, stained, or carry bacteria. It’s important to take as much care of your dentures as your mouth. Here are seven easy tips… Read more »

What to Expect During a Dental Checkup

Dental checkups are extremely important. In fact, they’re so important that the American Dental Association recommends that you receive a checkup every six months. So, if you’re due for a dental cleaning and exam, we encourage you to call today at and schedule an appointment. When you come in to meet with Dr. , you… Read more »

Options to Fix Chipped Teeth

If you’ve broken, chipped, or fractured a tooth, you don’t have to live with that imperfection in your smile forever. Thanks to the cosmetic dentistry options offered here at in , , you can have your smile restored to its former glory in a few short appointments. Some of the services we offer might be… Read more »

Why Dental Cleanings are Necessary for the Health of your Mouth

As you may know, it’s important for you to see your dentist regularly for professional dental cleanings. Regularly cleaning your teeth can help to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, which lead to a number of issues if left untreated. You see, there are different types of dental cleanings that can be used to match… Read more »

Gum Disease: The Different Stages

As you probably know, gum disease is something you should strive to avoid. You’ve probably heard that, in order to keep your teeth healthy and strong, you should brush and floss regularly. Similarly, you probably know that you should visit a dentist once every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. However, do you… Read more »

Essential First-Aid Tips to Help You Care for a Knocked-Out Tooth

The American Association of Endodontists estimates that an average of five million teeth are knocked out each year. Most are due to hard falls, blows to the face or sports injuries. Your dentist, Dr. , offers these essential first-aid tips to help you care for a knocked-out tooth. If a fall has left blood or… Read more »