Are You Treating a Cavity? Here’s What You Should Ask Your Dentist

If you’re about to treat a cavity, then you’re on your way toward the strong, healthy, and functional tooth/teeth you need. Unfortunately, many people feel nervous at the dental office, especially when they need a treatment. If you’re one of these people, our dental team encourages you to ask your dentist, Dr. Jon C. Bauman, questions. The more you know,... read more »

A Small Cavity Might Be Treated with a Composite or Amalgam Filling

Small textures on your tooth enamel can gradually start to trap bacterial matter and plaque buildup. This is even more likely to occur if you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene regimen. When this happens, the natural bacteria in your mouth might start to weaken the tooth enamel. Once bacteria establish a presence, the area of tooth decay will... read more »

Laser Dentistry for Your Smile

Does the idea of visiting your dentist make you uncomfortable? Laser dentistry is another dental option that can help you look forward to dental treatment. Lasers dentistry is popular because it offers a number of benefits. Besides making the procedure far less invasive, it allows our dentist more precision along with minimizing the damage done to the other tissue in your... read more »

The Effects Eating Disorders Have On Oral Health

Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are two major eating disorders which affect over 10 million Americans. Individuals who have these eating disorders can develop poor health, which includes poor oral health. Tooth Erosion 89% of bulimic patients show signs of tooth erosion according to the National Eating Disorder Association. This is because the stomach acids from purging coat teeth and... read more »