Lost Fillings Can be Restored with a Crown

While a filling is meant to repair a tooth for many years, they don’t really last forever. In time the natural bacteria in your mouth will start to work on the seam cementing your filling to the rest of the natural tooth enamel. Once they invade this microscopic area, a new area of decay can… Read more »

Why Dental Cleanings are Important

As you may know, it’s important for you to see your dentist regularly—even if you don’t enjoy visiting the dentist. Regular professional dental cleanings are vital in the fight to prevent tooth decay and gum disease, which can lead to a number of health issues. There are different types of professional dental cleanings that can be… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Restore a Missing Tooth

In the past, if you lost a tooth to severe tooth decay, tooth extraction, or an oral injury, your best option for restoring it was to have a dental bridge installed. Today, dental implant technology allows an oral surgeon to implant a titanium dental implant into your jaw. This creates an abutment that will later… Read more »

What Can Mouthwash Do for You

As you may know, some very popular foods could lead to problems with your breath. For that reason—along with a few others—many people tend to use mints and chewing gum to freshen their breath. While these are useful options, they only cover bad breath without addressing the root of the problem. To help improve your breath,… Read more »

A Broken Crown Requires Immediate Attention

When your dental crown was cemented in place, it was intended to fully restore the tooth for a long period of time. Unfortunately, there are situations when a blow to the face, an oral injury, or periodontal disease can compromise the integrity of the abutment or the cement that anchors the crown in your mouth…. Read more »

Brighten Your Smile with a Dental Bleaching Procedure

If your smile has been dulled and stained by dark foods and beverages, tobacco use or the effects of age, you might be left feeling self-conscious in social situations. This leads many people to contact Dr. to explore their options for a brighter, whiter smile. Regardless of the degree of staining, you should always consult… Read more »

Consider Dental Veneers to Improve Your Smile

A winning smile plays in your favor in so many situations in life. Many people with an imperfect smile will consult with Dr. Glassman and Dr. Nghiem to explore their cosmetic restoration options. If your teeth have imperfections like visible fillings, chips, or deep stains, you might be interested in restoring those teeth with dental… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that is important to dental health, as it strengthens the tooth enamel. The teeth become more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria in the mouth. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay and can even reverse early tooth decay. So, where can I find fluoride, you may ask? Fluoride is found in many… Read more »

Are You Going on a Trip? If So, Here Are Your Oral Hygiene Packing Tips

If you’re headed out of town, please remember to pack for your smile. Oral hygiene is extremely important, even while you are traveling, so please remember to take every oral hygiene product you need to care for and clean your teeth and gums each and every day. To help you know what to pack in… Read more »

Shopping for Toothpaste

According to the American Dental Association, brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day promotes ideal oral health. When brushing your teeth, you should use a soft bristled toothbrush and toothpaste. Toothpaste improves your toothbrush’s ability to remove food particles and plaque from the surfaces of your teeth, as well as providing… Read more »