Contributing Factors and Manifestations of TMD

The frequent occurrence of pain in the connecting jaw and skull muscles could be an indication of an existing disorder involving the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. This joint hinges the sides of your lower jaw to your head and controls mouth movement. Our dentist and team can detect any risk factors or symptoms indicating that… Read more »

Why Should I Brush My Teeth?

Your dentist, Dr. Vivian Hudson, strongly recommends brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time. This is the case because brushing can greatly benefit you, your smile, and your oral health. To help you understand a little more, our dental team will be happy to discuss the benefits of brushing with you… Read more »

Shed Some Light on Dental Damage Prevention

  In order to protect your smile from the risk of dental damage, it is essential to analyze your oral health, and any habits you’re partaking in that could potentially put your teeth and gums at risk. Numerous risk factors are present in our world as well as lifestyle choices and habits that we keep…. Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Can Save Your Tooth

What if we told you that root canal treatment is not as bad as what you have heard? Would you believe it? The truth is that, for many people, root canal therapy is no worse than having a cavity filled, and root canals are performed quite frequently to preserve damaged teeth. Dr. Vivian Hudson and… Read more »

Tooth Extraction Recovery Tips

Are you about to get a decayed, damaged, or otherwise affected or troublesome tooth removed? If so, you’re about to achieve the strong and healthy smile you deserve! After your tooth removal treatment, it’s best to focus on recovery. The recovery period is quite important. So, our dentist, Dr. Vivian Hudson, encourages you to properly… Read more »

Flossing Your Teeth Once Each Day Helps Prevent Periodontal Disease

Failing to maintain consistent oral hygiene practices can gradually increase your chances of suffering from periodontal disease. When bacterial deposits and sugar residue are left on your teeth it can cause tartar to build up near the gumline. Brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing at least once is a critical first step for… Read more »

Types of Tongue Cleaners

When you use your toothbrush, you clean your pearly whites and gums — but are you also cleaning off your tongue? While there are several choices for cleaning your tongue, one awesome option is to use a tongue cleaner. Tongue cleaners come in a few varieties: Tongue scrapers: – Tongue scrapers are apparatuses specifically designed… Read more »

Fashioning Dentures

You’ve probably heard that George Washington sported wooden false teeth, but that’s actually a myth! Washington had dental problems, and he did wear false teeth, but they were fashioned from lead, human pearly whites and animal parts. Nowadays, we don’t fashion false teeth from lead. Instead, dentures are created from more modern substances. The teeth… Read more »

The Facts About a Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth is a dental issue you might not think is super serious. Unfortunately, even the smallest cracks can be the most serious. This is because if you apply pressure, a small crack can get larger and larger, compromising the entire tooth. This problem oftentimes occurs when you apply unnatural pressure to the tooth,… Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Thrush for Your Child

Oral thrush is a problem that is nothing to be worried about. It’s an oral fungal infection that is caused by a yeast infection, more properly known as Candida albicans fungus. It typically develops during feeding time, and it loves to take up residence in the mouths of infants. Fortunately, it’s preventable and treatable. To… Read more »