DIY Whitening Methods vs Professional Whitening

Are you interested in understanding the pros and cons of professional teeth whitening treatments and DIY teeth whitening methods? The great news is that there is a method out there that is best for everyone. Each method has its drawbacks and its benefits. It would appear, that for those on a budget, the DIY methods… Read more »

How to Deal With a Knocked-Out Tooth

If you have an accident that forces a tooth to fall completely out of its socket, our dentist may be able to restore it to its rightful place. Before you arrive at our office, you may want to consider the suggestions below, as they can help us put the tooth back into place. – Be… Read more »

Stop Smoking – It Causes Oral Cancer

At this point, everyone in the world knows that smoking is incredibly bad for your health. Not only does it kill your lungs and shorten your lifespan – it drastically increases your risk for cancer. Smoking does more than that, though. One of the aspects of smoking that’s often overlooked is the role it plays… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Often Need to Be Removed

The average person has four vestigial third molars develop in the gums at the back of their mouth. These so-called wisdom teeth often attempt to emerge at some point in the late adolescent years, which can lead to discomfort as well as other dental health complications.   If your son or daughter has started to… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Often Replace a Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity

Brushing your teeth twice each day and remembering to floss at least once is important for preventing gum disease and tooth decay problems. You should also have a dentist like Dr. Rafael A. Perez or Dr. Sarah Fritzsch perform a dental exam and cleaning every six months. If you struggle with dental phobia and your… Read more »

Protect Your Smile Following Valentine’s Day

After Valentine’s Day, there are many opportunities to enjoy on-sale chocolate and candy, which can put your teeth at risk. Our dentists can provide effective dental care tips to protect your teeth from Valentine’s Day candy sales: – Know how candy affects your smile: Certain candies can put your teeth at an increased risk of… Read more »

Have You Been Misled by Root Canal Myths?

Signs of an infected tooth, such as a bad toothache or swollen gums, may require root canal treatment. This restorative procedure is highly misunderstood and is avoided by many patients. We provide the truth behind many common root canal myths to help patients understand the important of this treatment. Root canal treatment has gained a… Read more »

Did You Know Apples are Good for Teeth?

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about the dentist? We have some good news regarding that: apples are tooth-approved foods! Keep reading to find out how apples may help shield your teeth and why they’re one of the few sugary foods we recommend. And if keeping the dentist away sounds as… Read more »

Dental Crowns Repair Single Teeth and Improve Your Entire Oral Health

If you have one tooth that takes the beauty and health from your smile, then a dental crown could be a great treatment option for you. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that replaces the tooth enamel and boosts its health and function. To tell you a little more about this beneficial restoration, our… Read more »

Specific Measures Are Needed During Wisdom Tooth Removal Extraction

The average person has four wisdom teeth develop deep in the gums behind each of their rear molars. Unfortunately, these vestigial third molars often have no healthy role in the mouth of modern humans. In fact, they can often prove to be a nuisance or even a threat to the health of your rear molars…. Read more »