Dental X-rays Can Reveal a Coming Cavity Calamity

Even the most eagle-eyed dentist cannot see to diagnose what is deep inside the tooth or gum tissue. Visual examinations can only do so much. That is why it is good that we live in an age where technology allows us to see through surfaces via X-ray photos. In this... Read more »

The Difference Between an Inlay, Onlay and Regular Fillings

When decay has damaged a tooth, removal of the infected tissue is required. Replacement material is used to "fill" the area taken out. Where the damage is minor, a filling made of gold, porcelain, silver amalgam (which consists of mercury mixed with silver, tin, zinc, and copper), or materials called... Read more »

Oral Education: Important Parts of the Mouth

You have 32 permanent teeth as an adult, including the wisdom teeth which you may or may not have removed. They each have different functions depending on their placement within the mouth, but each has the same internal structure: Crown: The crown is all of the tooth that you can... Read more »

Oral Education: Your Teeth Types

There are many interesting structures in your mouth—all of which have something to do with your overall health. While we do not yet fully understand the depth of the impact, it is clear that oral health affects body health and vice versa. There are many studies currently underway to make... Read more »

Pizza Palate Burn

It’s happened to all of us on more than one occasion. Why do we never learn?! A large pepperoni with extra cheese slides onto the table and you cannot help yourself. You are overcome by the hot, cheesy goodness of it and immediately take a big bite…and burn the roof... Read more »

Oral Health Support: Dental Bonding

If you ever suffer any kind of surface ailments with teeth or have any kind of modern malocclusions and you wish to reshape the look of a tooth, one effective treatment to consider is a dental bonding treatment. Dental bonding treatments are designed to expertly match your teeth by applying... Read more »

Common Questions About Bad Breath

Do you have questions about bad breath? If so, our dentist, Dr. Bullock, is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. Many people have questions about bad breath, which leads to commonly asked questions. Our dentist will be happy to help you by answering those questions, which... Read more »

Is a Dental Implant a Good Choice for Your Smile?

If you have lost teeth because of decay, gum disease, accident or injury, you have an alternative choice besides bridges and dentures. With modern advances in dental technology, dental implants can replace lost teeth while providing a sturdy option. Essentially, dental implants replace lost tooth roots. They offer a sturdy... Read more »

Cavity Prevention in 2018

Getting cavities is no fun. Resolve to follow these 4 tips to help prevent cavities for 2018! Brush: Brush your teeth twice a day, for 2 minutes each time. Use a soft-bristled brush. Though it may seem like stiff-bristled brushes would give a better clean, in fact, medium and hard... Read more »

The Whitening Options You Can Use to Brighten Your Teeth

If you’re interested in whitening your smile, then you’re probably doing your research to find out which options are available and which treatment is right for you. Well, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Bullock, is happy to discuss the whitening options available to give... Read more »