The Benefits of Laser Dentistry

As you probably know, many people tend to think of going to the dentist as a chore that needs to be done. Often, this is because many people find the dentist uncomfortable—especially when they hear the whirring of the drill. Fortunately, not every treatment requires the drill. You see, laser dentistry is another option that… Read more »

The Benefits of Inlays and Onlays

Have you ever bitten into something only to hear something crack in your mouth? Similarly, have you ever lost just a piece of your tooth? Naturally, if this happens you may wonder about what your options are. For instance, you may have heard about dental crowns and fillings—which could both be viable options—but have you… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment Can Fortify Teeth

Cavities form on your teeth, when the pervasive bacteria in your mouth are allowed to exploit tooth enamel that has been weakened by acidic food and drinks or poor oral hygiene. Left unchecked these cavities can lead to even more serious complications. One of the most effective ways to fortify your tooth enamel against the… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Foods to Avoid

Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure. Teeth whitening products include whitening toothpastes; over-the-counter gels, strips, and trays; and in-office whitening treatment. Dr. Linn and our team stress the importance of avoiding certain foods and beverages when you’re whitening your teeth. A general rule to follow is: if a food would stain white… Read more »

4 Beverages Your Teeth Don’t Like

Who doesn’t like a tasty treat or delightful drink now and then? Humans are remarkable for the incredible variety in our diet. Unfortunately, some of those choices aren’t particularly great for our teeth. Here are four beverages you might have every day that can cause damage to your dental health. Coffee – Many people have… Read more »

The Basics About Dental Crowns

Have you damaged a tooth seriously enough that it needs more restorative treatment than a simple dental filling? When a tooth needs substantial restoration and service, our dentist often treats it with a dental crown. You may have heard of crowns before, but would you like to learn a little more about them? What is… Read more »

Fantastic Fluoride: How One Mineral Can Give You A Stronger, Healthier Smile

Fluoride. You see it in toothpastes, the water supply, and as a treatment at your dental office. You may even know that it helps to improve dental health, but do you know how it does so? Keep reading to learn more about the many benefits fluoride provides when strengthening your smile. Fluoride For Children If… Read more »

Root Canal Therapy for a Tooth with a Compromised Root

A root canal, is an essential procedure for addressing a tooth with a damaged or otherwise infected root. Advanced tooth decay is the most common cause of a tooth requiring a root canal. In the past root canals were sometimes misunderstood and often a bemoaned. Fortunately, modern dental technology has made them a painless and… Read more »

What is Periodontitis?

By now the chances are good you’ve heard of gum disease and gingivitis. Periodontitis is the more advanced stage of gingivitis and it can have very serious implications to your long term oral health as well as other medical conditions. Over time plaque buildup develops into tartar. Once this starts the chances increase that your… Read more »

Don’t Crack Me Up: Ways To Avoid Chipping Your Teeth

A chipped or cracked tooth not only affects the appearance of your smile, but the health of it as well. Cracked teeth are more likely to develop infection in the pulp tissue which may require root canal treatment or even a tooth extraction if it becomes too serious. Since prevention is the best medicine, here… Read more »