Maintaining Your Oral Health with Gingivitis Prevention

One of the most important things you can do to improve your oral health care is to monitor your teeth and gums. Visiting your dentist for your routine cleanings and exams is an important part of keeping your mouth healthy. If you are suffering from gingivitis, which is an early... Read more »

Optimum Smile Construction: Tooth Restorations

To help repair the look and the function of damaged teeth, you should talk with your dentist about your restoration options. Four popular treatments to consider are crowns, fillings, veneers, and teeth whitening treatments. - Crowns: Dental crowns are highly effective treatments that improve your smile by completely capping and... Read more »

What You Can Do For A Knocked-Out Tooth

Accidents happen to everyone, including children. When that accident involves a knocked-out tooth, what should you do? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association have some answers. Step 1: You should locate the lost tooth right away. Step 2: When you find the tooth, don’t handle... Read more »

The Important Function of Saliva

Saliva production plays an important function in your overall health. The salivary glands make this important mixture while the ducts in your mouth dutifully wash the saliva around, keeping it well lubricated. These glands go into hyperdrive when you eat. Just thinking about eating, or smelling food increases saliva production.... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Toothbrush Care

One of the most important aspects of your oral health care is the care you give your toothbrush. Because your toothbrush plays such a key role in keeping your smile clean, it is important to make sure it is always functioning as intended and is continuously safe to use. To... Read more »

How Can I tell If I Have Gum Disease?

It may not have occurred to you that small drops of blood have mixed with your saliva, when you spit out the toothpaste, or that your gums look slightly swollen. However, if you notice your gums are looking a little redder than usual, along with tender and bleeding, find out... Read more »

Dentures: A Primer

If you're not brushing your chompers two times a day and flossing once a day, you will likely need false teeth at some point. We've found that this statement doesn't entice a number of younger people since multiple of them don't recognize what false teeth are. If you would like... Read more »

Keeping Your Teeth White After Your Appointment

Your teeth are often the first thing that people notice when they meet you. Everyone wants a healthy, white smile, and there are plenty gels, kits and strips available in drug and grocery stores, and all of them claim to give your whiter, brighter smile. There are also toothpastes and... Read more »

The Things a Dental Implant Can Do for Your Smile

Would you like to restore your oral health and smile with a dental implant? If so, good for you! A dental implant can help you in a myriad of ways. To find out if this treatment is right for you, schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Timothy R. Lund,... Read more »

Why Your Oral Health Needs Your Daily Care

Good oral health doesn't happen overnight and doesn't happen by itself. It requires daily effort on your part to create healthy teeth and gums. Why is this so crucial? A healthy mouth is not only good for your appearance but also helps your teeth and speech to function correctly. In... Read more »