Understanding Dental Sealants

If you're thinking about improving your oral health care through the use of an interdental cleaning tool or with a toothbrush, you are right on track. Make sure you clean all areas and sides of your teeth and gums, as it is essential for keeping your smile safe. However, there are several other preventive measures you can take to keep... read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Minor physical defects and small cavities can often be repaired with a simple dental filling made from composite resin or metallic amalgam. These materials are carefully bonded to the surrounding tooth enamel to affect the repair of the previously compromised tooth. If you fail to consistently brush your teeth every morning and night or you are reticent to floss your... read more »

Teeth-Pulling Processes

In general, oral extractions, sometimes referred to as tooth removal, come in two main forms: -A simple extraction is performed on a tooth that can be seen in the mouth. In a straightforward extraction, Dr. Bryce Searle loosens the tooth with an instrument called an elevator. Then the dentist uses an instrument called a forceps to remove the tooth. -Surgical... read more »