A Tooth With an Occlusal Fracture Needs Timely Treatment

April 19, 2018

Each of your teeth has a specific shape and contour that helps it meet efficiently with its partners in your dentition. When a cavity or chip affects the biting surface of a tooth it can lead to significant discomfort and sensitivity. Individuals with bad oral habits like crunching on ice... Read more »

A Quality Whitening Toothpaste Might Remove Minor Dental Stains

March 20, 2018

Dental stains can develop on your teeth when residue from dark beverages and tobacco use accumulate on the microscopic textures of your tooth enamel. If they’re not removed in a relatively short amount of time minor dental stains can start to saturate your teeth, leaving you with an embarrassingly yellow... Read more »

Untreated Periodontal Disease Can Lead to Tooth Loss

Failing to brush your teeth twice each day or forgetting to floss can leave a significant amount of bacterial matter in your mouth. This can eventually harden into tartar near the gumline, which increases your chances of suffering from periodontal disease. Without professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Thi... Read more »

Why Flossing Is Important

February 26, 2018

Do you understand why flossing is important to your teeth? Do you think if you brush alone that your teeth are safe? Brushing and flossing are two factors that work hand-in-hand to clean your smile. Without one step, you are only cleaning part of your teeth. That is why Drs.... Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Chewing Gum

February 8, 2018

Did you know that chewing gum is known as an supplementary form of cleaning utensil? The truth is it can provide the ability to produce saliva within your mouth. Saliva is a naturally-occurring substance in your mouth that is beneficial for keeping your smile clean and free of debris. Not... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Improve an Unattractive Smile

January 17, 2018

Cosmetic imperfections, chronic dental stains, and other defects on the teeth in the front of your mouth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. While these issues might not have any significant bearing on your oral function they can still hinder your natural sense of self-confidence. If you aren’t... Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

January 11, 2018

The contours of your teeth can sometimes trap plaque, food particles, and other bacterial deposits. If you struggle to effectively clean these areas when brushing and flossing, the persistent bacterial presence can increase your chances of suffering a cavity in the tooth enamel. If you decide to skip one of your... Read more »

Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out

December 21, 2017

Have you wondered if you have wisdom teeth? And how will you recognize when it's the right time to extract them? There are a few things you can monitor to tell if you have wisdom teeth, but to really understand them, you should consult a professional like Dr. Thi Hoang.... Read more »

Root Canal Treatment Lasts Longer Than You Might Think

December 7, 2017

If you’ve ever had a filling, you recognize how aggravating a cavity can be. With the assistance of root canal fillings, your tooth can be soothed. Fortunately, that relief can be permanent with attentive treatment: a filling can last a lifetime when you practice good dental hygiene habits. Here are... Read more »

Teeth with Braces Need Good Oral Hygiene Practices

November 20, 2017

The new orthodontic braces provided by our office have been designed to gradually correct the alignment of your teeth. This is achieved through the course of successive adjustments sessions. Each one is intended to tighten the braces to stretch the periodontal ligaments that anchor your teeth in your gums. Gum... Read more »