Is Your Jaw Strong Enough for Dental Implants?

Although dental implants can be an effective form of tooth replacement treatment, they are not for everybody. Dental implants work by attaching directly to an individual’s jawbone, which must be strong enough to support it. If your jaw is too weak, then alternative treatments such as dental bridges or dentures can be used instead. Dental… Read more »

How Do You Prevent Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, is an oral health disorder that tends to take place when a person is displaying signs of unappealing odors coming from their mouth. These can be the result of foods, infections, bad hygiene, or other problems. Listed below are some of the ways bad breath can originate: –… Read more »

Are You Keeping up with Your Sleep Apnea Care This Summer?

Are you keeping up with your sleep apnea care this summer? Although sleep apnea is common, it can be a very serious disorder with lasting effects on your health. Sleep apnea is typically characterized as a sleeping disorder where there is a blockage of air, either physically or via brain signals, that prevents proper breathing… Read more »

Are You Interested in CEREC® Same-Day Dental Crowns?

Are you interested in CEREC® same-day dental crowns? CEREC same-day crowns are designed to give your teeth the protection they need as efficiently as possible. Not only are CEREC crowns designed directly in the office via a computer that can customize the crown exactly to your needs, they can be crafted in the span of… Read more »

The Facts About Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever been concerned about biting into your favorite snack because you were worried that it could cause pain? Have you ever hesitated to show your smile because the air could trigger your sensitive teeth? If so, you may know that having sensitive teeth can be very unpleasant, but do you ever wonder what… Read more »

Adding a Fluoride Treatment to Your Routine Dental Checkup Helps Strengthen Tooth Enamel

Your dental checkup at Northwest Center for Dentistry allows our team to clean your teeth and examine the health of your mouth to help you maintain long-term, good oral hygiene. This includes a thorough examination of your teeth to look for signs of tooth decay or weakened tooth enamel. If you have inconsistencies in your… Read more »

You Should Have Dental Checkups Twice a Year

Let’s be honest. Not too many of us enjoy going to the dentist. Plus it can be difficult for some people to schedule regular appointments in such a busy world. However, it’s important that you make time for your semiannual dental appointments. These visitations are not only important for cleaning your teeth, but also for… Read more »

Dental Sealants are Perfect for Protecting Kids’ Teeth

Have you noticed it can be difficult for your child to practice effective brushing and flossing? Are there places your child commonly overlooks while cleaning their teeth? We know it can be difficult for children to understand how to properly brush and floss. It takes time and practice to develop the necessary skills for cleaning… Read more »

Dental Treatments for Old Teeth

Dental treatments for old teeth are very similar to dental treatments in our younger days, but we simply must do a little extra. Our teeth age and weaken over time just as the rest of our bodies do. As long as we continue to practice safe and effective oral health care habits, our smiles can… Read more »

Identifying the Underlying Source of Tooth Sensitivity Will Improve Treatment Success

A stinging pain when you eat or drink certain foods can certainly be a nuisance. Most people with tooth sensitivity complain of discomfort when consuming hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things. While you might find some temporary relief from using a specially formulated toothpaste, chances are the underlying cause of the sensitivity will persist. By… Read more »