2022

Is Your Jaw Alignment Making You Mumble?

Dentist Blog

When people think about braces, often their minds go directly to crooked teeth. However, there's a lot more that orthodontics can help with that goes beyond simple overcrowded teeth. If you have a mumbling problem that you can't seem to overcome, it may not be your fault. Depending on the alignment of your jaw, it may be contributing to or completely causing your mumbling. Here's how: Tongue Position You may not give it much thought, but your tongue plays a huge role in your ability to speak.

11 March 2022

How To Tell If Your Dental Enamel Has Seen Better Days

Dentist Blog

Enamel, the hard shell on the outside of your tooth, is the leading defense against developing cavities and infections in your teeth. However, the enamel isn't invincible. If it's worn down or damaged over time, it can become less effective at doing its job, and may increase your risk for developing cavities or other tooth problems as a result. While a dentist can tell you right away if your dental enamel is in poor shape, there are some ways you can tell at home, too.

11 March 2022

Should You Worry About A Chipped Tooth?

Dentist Blog

If you've chipped your tooth, somebody might have told you that you need to go to the dentist to have an implant placed where the chipped tooth sits. On the surface, this might sound like overkill, but what if a chipped tooth caused other damage? If you are unsure what to do about a chipped tooth, here's what you need to know. You Should Always Visit a Dentist for a Chip

3 February 2022