Parts of the Teeth

Were you aware that chompers contain two basic parts: the crown and the underlying root? The crowns of chompers help you to grind food for digestion, and the roots place the teeth firmly in position in your mouth. Every tooth in your mouth is built of several different layers of dental tissue, including enamel, dentin and cementum tissues. Enamel. Enamel... read more »

Cavities: What You Need to Know

What keeps people from having a cavity filled? Generally, the answer comes down to one of two important issues: fear of the dentist or concern about the cost of the treatment. However, if you have a cavity filled, there are a few reasons you should get it filled immediately. You see, cavities are formed by tooth decay and erosion over... read more »

Your Drink: Healthy or Staining?

You probably know that some drinks are bad for your teeth, but did you know that others can actually help you fight off gum disease and tooth decay? Do you know which drinks are good for your smile and which aren’t? If not, please read on! When you think of milk being good for your smile, do you assume it’s... read more »