Dental Implant Placement Can Improve Oral Function

If you have recently lost a tooth, it’s important to speak with Drs. Joseph Opack, David Opack, or Peter Stanton about tooth replacement options to prevent your smile from developing further complications that impede your oral function. Even if your limited oral function and affected smile appearance may not seem significant, prolonged tooth loss can… Read more »

Compromised Tooth Enamel Can Require Root Canal Treatment

A root canal procedure can often prevent a severely damaged tooth from needing to be removed due to compromised tooth pulp that has reduced the health of the tooth. We review how harmful dental conditions can affect the tooth enamel and pulp to the point that root canal treatment is needed. Certain oral health conditions… Read more »

7 Oral Health Conditions You Shouldn’t Ignore

Daily oral care and routine dental checkups help to prevent tooth decay and gum disease from taking hold in your smile. Not only do regular checkups work to prevent dental issues, they also allow our dental team to treat problems early–when they are least invasive and most economical to resolve. But problems can still crop… Read more »

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April isn’t just for spring showers in the dental field, it is a time of year when we promote oral cancer and highlight early diagnosis for successful treatment. When you come in for yearly checkups, along with looking for cavities and gum disease, we are also on the lookout for any oral abnormalities that might… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Child’s Molars From Cavities

To prevent cavities from taking over your smile, you will need to brush and floss your pearly whites every day. Still, there are times when you cannot consistently remove every bit of oral debris from the fissures and grooves of the back teeth, which are harder to reach with your toothbrush. Known as molars, these… Read more »

Don’t Let Gum Disease Go Untreated

If your smile is suffering from the effects of gum disease, you might benefit from a dental treatment called scaling and root planing. This procedure involves “deep cleaning” the tissue under the gumline. Today, our  team is going to talk about how this deep cleaning can help restore your healthy gums. Maintaining healthy gums requires… Read more »

Show Your Teeth the Love They Deserve

Your smile is one of the first things people notice when they see you, and your teeth play a big role in how you are viewed. What do you know about this part of your body? Today we have some facts about your teeth to help you appreciate them and take better care of them…. Read more »

Try These Solutions for Overcoming Tooth Stains

Your teeth can stain for a variety of reasons. In today’s blog, we would like to share with you some common staining problems, and some solutions to help you overcome them. A healthy smile is a vital part of your self-image! Problem: Drinks such as coffee, tea, and red wine, or the consumption of deep-colored… Read more »

Preventative Dentistry: Keeping Teeth & Gums Healthy and Problem-Free

Keeping your smile free from dental problems with preventative dentistry can save you time and money down the road. Having restorative dentistry treatments can cost you thousands of dollars and time. Keeping teeth and gums healthy now can save your smile and your resources later. To do this, you will want to practice ongoing daily… Read more »

For Optimal Oral Health, Be Sure to Keep All Your Dental Appointments

Keeping your scheduled dental appointments is crucial for maintaining a healthy smile. We also know how precious time is, and want to make sure that we honor our time with you by giving you the best possible care. We strive to do this for all of our patients. To make sure your appointment flows as… Read more »