Dentistry Essentials 101: Chewing Gum

Are you familiar with any alternative techniques to keep your teeth and gums safe, such as chewing sugarless gum? Chewing sugarless gum has numerous potential benefits to your smile to help ensure your teeth and gums continue to function as intended. Listed below are just some of the benefits that you can expect: - Increase saliva flow in your mouth,... read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Gum Disease

Because gum disease can be painless in its earliest stages, many people may not know that they have it. Some people may not even think about preventing gum disease, or having it treated until it becomes a serious issue. Often, your dentist will be the first one to spot gum disease, which is why it is so important to see... 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 know what you should do... read more »

Take Care of a Temporary Crown

Having Dr. Scott Ferguson restore a tooth with a crown often requires two appointments. During the first appointment he formed an abutment and took an impression of it and the surrounding teeth. The impression is sent off to a dental lab where your custom crown is made. While you await the permanent crown’s completion, Dr. Scott Ferguson will secure a... read more »