Tricks for Guarding Your Smile

Do you want to have a top-notch smile? If so, you need to protect your it from the many dangers out there. Unfortunately, there are many things that can affect the health and strength of your teeth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. Carolyn Walker, encourages you to do everything you... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Floss

When assessing your oral health, it’s always good to take into consideration your daily cleaning routines. Because they are involved with significant portions of your oral health care, brushing and flossing techniques and tools need to always remain effective. If for any reason you are struggling with your dental floss... Read more »

Lifestyle Factors and Conditions that Cause Dry Mouth

The saliva produced in your mouth plays a crucial role that enhances the overall function of your mouth and provides benefits such as cavity prevention. Your mouth boosts its saliva production when you eat to lubricate the food you chew before it is digested. After eating and throughout the day,... Read more »

Don’t Let Your Smile Fail Due to Tooth Hazards

Are you aware of the risks in your day-to-day life that could be putting your smile at an increased risk for several forms of tooth hazard damage? If you are not careful, your dietary selections and the choices made for your mouth can easily destroy your teeth and gums. Always... Read more »

Counteracting the Acidity of Vomit

Having an upset stomach is a drag, especially when coupled with the flu. Unfortunately, when you do ralph it, your teeth can be put at greater risk. Never fear, for you can counteract the problem fairly quickly. The problem is the stomach acid, which is now in a place it... Read more »

Oral Health Tips for Kids

If you want your child to have a top-notch oral health, then our dentist, Dr. Carolyn Walker, is more than happy to help you. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your child achieve that optimal health goal, and today our dentist is happy to tell you... Read more »

Increased Fluoride Can Help Address Tooth Sensitivity

The tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth is known for being microscopically porous. If you struggle to effectively brush your teeth twice each day, or you are remiss to floss each evening, the build-up of chronic plaque acids can lead to tooth enamel erosion. This is even more... Read more »

Oral Cancer Symptoms Should Never Be Dismissed

According to the American Cancer Society, every year over 49,000 people will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer. While a patient may experience minor discomfort at first, if oral cancer is not treated, it can have severe complications and can be fatal. It’s also worth noting that early... Read more »

Important Tips About Bruxism

If you haven't already started, set aside a few minutes each morning to check your smile for any damage that may exist. Numerous oral health conditions can arise that can damage your smile as you sleep. One particularly damaging condition to watch out for is bruxism. Bruxism refers to teeth... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Are you a victim of cracked tooth syndrome? If so, it means you have a very small crack on your tooth that is difficult to identify. Usually, the crack is so small that it does not show up on dental X-rays or your dentist, Dr. Carolyn Walker, can’t see it... Read more »