Tips for Caring for Your Smile on Summer Break

As summer quickly approaches, you’re most likely planning summer trips and fun activities. Well, while you make those plans, our dentist, Dr. Siti Lowery, also encourages you to make plans for your smile. It’s very important to properly and effectively care for your teeth and gums while you’re on summer break. Doing so can help you have the top-notch oral... read more »

Content Smiles: Oral Emergencies

Even with the best of oral health care methods and routines and the best prevention and treatment plans, the truth is that you may still suffer from an oral accident or injury. Various types of injuries can occur at any time and destroy your teeth and gums as well as your jaw. However, you can provide a moderate amount of... read more »

Know the Symptoms of Halitosis

Are you aware of the medical condition that is known as halitosis? Although many individuals may not be aware of the scientific term, most people are aware of bad breath. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can arise due to several different causes. Some may be medical health problems whereas others are simply caused by the types of foods you... read more »

Treating A TMJ Disorder

One of the most important aspects of your oral health lies within your jaws. Within your jaw lies ball and socket joints known as your temporomandibular joints, also called TMJs. Your TMJs are complex mechanisms that feature joints, muscle tissues, ligaments, and bone all affecting how your jaw operates to ensure it can open and close as intended. Unfortunately, this... read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review: Toothbrush Care

Due to the importance of your toothbrush in keeping your smile safe from plaque buildup and tooth decay, it is essential to make sure your toothbrush is cared for. This includes always storing your toothbrush in a safe place and using it as intended. Furthermore, if your toothbrush should ever wear down, it will need to be replaced as needed.... read more »

Things a Dental Implant Can Do

Are you interested in helping your smile and oral health with a dental implant? If so, it’s time to call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Siti Lowery. Our dentist will meet with you; examine your teeth, gums, and mouth; and determine if this is the right treatment for you. Until then, our dental team will... read more »

Your Dental Care While Pregnant

If you are expecting a baby, your life is about to get very busy. You will have doctor’s appointments, and baby showers. You will be busy getting a nursery ready, buying bottles and diapers, picking out clothes, and of course a name for your new arrival. With a new baby coming, you won’t have time for dental problems. Getting a... read more »

Repairing Your Smile With a Dental Bridge

Fixing the gaps in your smile is an important thing to do. Missing teeth give plaque and bacteria a place to gather, which can cause gum disease. Your other teeth may make use of the space to drift or even rotate out of alignment, which can cause your teeth to strike one another at improper angles. This can damage the... read more »

Tooth Sensitivity: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

There are many potential factors that may create your tooth sensitivity. For instance, you may have worn or fractured tooth enamel, cavities, dental erosion or gum recession. In any case, seeking out the advice of a professional is essential. Dr. Siti Lowery can help you identify causal factors as well as recommend treatment. Here are some solutions that she may... read more »

Fluoride Facts

Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that is found all over the world. The connection between fluoride and healthy teeth was made in the 1930’s when it was discovered that people who drank naturally fluoridated water had fewer cavities than people in other areas. When a child is growing, fluoride will strengthen their bones and their teeth during the formative years.... read more »