Choose the Right Toothbrush

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommend brushing your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. This sounds easy–and it is, once you get the habit down–but it can be difficult to develop the diligence to do it in the first place. Many people use a conventional toothbrush; some enjoy the convenience of an electric toothbrush…. Read more »

A Compromised Dental Bridge Needs a Dentist’s Attention

A dental bridge is typically created from durable dental materials capable of rivaling the strength of natural tooth enamel. Yet it is still possible for a blow to the face, using your teeth as tools, or the force caused by grinding your teeth together to fracture a dental bridge. Even if you don’t feel any… Read more »

Restore Your Smile with Dental Bonding

If you have a stain, discoloration, decay, or other small defect on your tooth, then a dental bonding procedure may be the answer for you! This simple process to preserve the natural tooth is a very simple, cosmetic treatment. Dr. Charles Anderson and our professional staff want to provide you with the best smile through… Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Halitosis

Is your mouth plagued by halitosis? Halitosis, also commonly called bad breath, can be caused by a variety of issues, including the hygiene habits you keep, the foods you consume, and even diseases within your body. On occasion, bad breath can be cured with a simple freshener whereas other times it requires a full treatment… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Cavities

Cavities are holes that develop in the teeth when tooth decay attacks. The decay can harm both the outer surface of the tooth, which is called the enamel, and the inner surface of the tooth, which is called the dentin. Typically, cavities form when you have poor oral hygiene, you forget to visit Dr. Charles… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Be an Effective Alternative to a Dental Implant

When a tooth is lost to severe dental trauma, an untreated cavity or dental extraction, it can pose several complications. At first, you might be able to adjust to the change in your appearance, decreased ability to chew, and changes in the clarity of your speech. As time goes on, the structural loss in that… Read more »

Your Sleep Apnea May Be Caused by Your Genetics

Did you know that sleep apnea can be caused by factors that are out of your control, including genetics? In fact, males over the age of 40 are often at the highest risk for sleep apnea, regardless of their overall health or fitness. To make matters worse, some forms of sleep apnea occur in your… Read more »

Dental Loss Complications Can Sometimes Be Prevented by a Bridge Restoration

When you lose a tooth, it can cause several profound changes and potential complications. Alterations in your appearance, clarity of speech, and a decreased ability to chew are just some of the early problems you will likely experience. As time goes on, the structural void in the area can influence the nearby teeth. Each tooth… Read more »

Your Fluoride Sources

As you may already know, it’s important to frequently expose your teeth to fluoride so they can fight the threats of tooth decay and enamel erosion. However, that’s a tough task to accomplish if you’re not sure how to access fluoride. So, to help you, Dr. Charles Anderson and our dental team will be happy… Read more »

The Benefits of Exercise for Your Oral Health

Have you ever thought about getting into better shape? Have you ever decided to exercise more because you’re hoping to lose weight or because you’re interested in following a healthier lifestyle? If so, would you be surprised to hear that exercising can actually improve your smile’s health? As you may have heard, it’s important to… Read more »