The Crowning Event

The crowning event of any tooth’s life is the moment when it realizes it’s made it with you to the grave without ever getting a cavity, breaking, or otherwise failing you. Macabre humor aside, that’s a pretty true statement. If your teeth make it to the grave with you, they... Read more »

A Minor Cavity Might Be Treated by a Dental Filling

Your routine dental checkups include a professional oral exam to detect gum disease and cavities. It also includes a basic screening for early signs of oral and pharyngeal cancer. If you have noticed anything abnormal in your mouth, you should let our dentist know. If Dr. Joey de Graffenried finds... Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Are you familiar with the risk factors for gum disease? Gum disease, also commonly referred to as periodontal disease, is a serious gum tissue infection in which you are suffering damage to the gum tissues within your mouth. By being aware of the risk factors for gum disease, you can... Read more »

Restorative Dentistry Facts

Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that helps patients of all ages reach the top-notch oral health they deserve. This branch of dentistry is meant to diagnose and treat diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures as well as rehab the smile to improve its overall health and... Read more »

Filling Options

The development of a cavity in one of your teeth can be treated with different oral health care options, though dental fillings are the most common because they offer a variety and styles to meet your dental care needs with customized care. For example, you can receive fillings that appear... Read more »

Do You Want Dental Veneers for a Beautiful Smile?

Are you interested in reviewing your options to improve the appearance of your smile? We invite you to consider receiving dental veneers, which are already used by lot of patients, including celebrities. We can help you determine if dental veneers are an effective way to enhance the look of your... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Dental Bridge Prosthetics

  Have you ever heard of dental bridges? Dental bridges are a highly effective tooth prosthetic designed to be placed in your mouth to replace missing or lost teeth that arise from time to time. Even a single lost tooth can cause your mouth to suffer.  To prevent an increase... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Prevention Starts with Effective Flossing

Your gums play an important role in the overall health of your mouth, and they also help anchor your teeth to your oral bone structure. Maintaining healthy gums is essential for maintaining good oral health and a high quality of life. Plaque and lingering food particles that aren’t removed by... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Using a Tongue Scraper?

If you’re not sure whether to clean your tongue with a tongue scraper or not, our dentists, Drs. de Graffenried and de Graffenried, are more than happy to help you. Today, they would like to list the benefits of tongue scrapers so you know more about the oral hygiene tool.... Read more »

Preventing Tooth Hazards to Keep Your Smile Strong

As with all oral health risks, it is important to make sure that you're not only treating your smile correctly, but you are establishing effective prevention plans to ensure risks do not arise. Numerous tooth hazards are present in our day-to-day lives, so is important to make sure we are... Read more »