The Answers to Questions About Lingual Braces

Do you have questions about lingual braces? If so, our orthodontist, Dr. Ellen Nam, is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about lingual braces, the better. In fact, it can help you ensure it’s the right treatment for you and it can even... Read more »

Jumpstart Your Spring With Dental Erosion Prevention

Are you familiar with the effects of enamel erosion? Enamel erosion is a condition in which the tooth enamel is slowly worn down by harmful acids. Because your tooth enamel is only a thin layer that provides protection for the inner workings of the tooth, it is important to make... Read more »

Some Reasons to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth

There is some debate whether or not to get your wisdom teeth taken out. Many dentists and patients believe it is necessary to avoid crowding issues later on. Here are a few of the factors to consider. Alignment/Bite Issues Depending on the situation, a wisdom tooth that protrudes above the... Read more »

How Our Teeth Whitening Treatment Can Help You

Are your teeth getting yellow? If so, we may be able to help you with our whitening treatment. Here is what we can do for you. Dr. Ellen Nam, our dentist, whitens your teeth by applying a gel to their surfaces. The gel can give you a whiter color by... Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Severe Dental Trauma Might Be Replaced by a Dental Bridge

A hard blow to the mouth can sometimes impact a tooth with such force that it knocks it out or causes it to shatter at the gumline. In a moment such as this, you should seek emergency treatment from a dentist like Dr. Ellen Nam. If the tooth or the... Read more »

Working with Treatments During Cold and Flu Season

Cold and flu season has come again, so it is important to continue to care for your teeth and gums as you always would. Oftentimes, individuals may find themselves neglecting their oral health care while they are battling an illness. The first step you will need to take is to... Read more »

Teeth, Gums, and Healthy Foods to Eat

Healthy foods are the foundation of a successful diet. Even by removing unhealthy foods from your diet may not be enough if you're not taking care of your teeth and gums as well as your physical health through the use of nutritious meals. For the sole purpose of improving your... Read more »

Toothpaste Can Be Formulated to Address Different Dental Needs

Brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as remembering to floss at least once per day is the foundation of an effective oral hygiene routine. This is intended to remove food particles, plaque, and other bacterial matter before they can contribute to tooth decay or periodontal disease. When... Read more »

Braces Might Be Needed for a Child Who Has Lost Primary Teeth

When your children were little, their primary teeth played an important role in biting, chewing, and breaking down food. Unfortunately, some children also struggle with consistently and effectively brushing and flossing their teeth. This will increase their chances of suffering one or more cavities. Sometimes the tooth decay on a... Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup Might Include a Preventive Treatment

Along with your daily brushing and flossing efforts, your regularly scheduled dental checkups serve an important role in preserving the health of your mouth. Without a dental exam and cleaning every six months your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease will certainly increase. Any problems that do develop... Read more »