A Chip That Only Alters One Surface of a Tooth Might Be Repaired

Dental fractures can sometimes occur from an accidental fall, sports injury, or from grinding your teeth at night. When this happens the damaged tooth enamel could cause increased sensitivity, discomfort, or even come to foster a severe cavity. If a chip is small and only affects a single surface of... Read more »

If Your Dental Bridge Feels Loose, You Need to Seek Dental Care

Your dental bridge was cemented onto the two anchoring abutments with a strong dental adhesive, and this is meant to bond it in place with the same integrity you enjoyed from the original tooth. As the years go by, it’s possible for chronic periodontal health problems to allow bacteria to... Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with Dental Bridges

Are you suffering from missing teeth? Due to the problems that may arise from missing teeth, it is crucial to replace them soon. If you seeking a removable treatment, dentures may be your best choice, but for a permanent hold that can last a lifetime, dental bridges are a wonderful... Read more »

Mouth Guard Protection 101

What are some precautions you are taking for your mouth while participating in sports? Whether it’s being cautious on the field or avoiding physical contact, one of the best ways to protect your smile is using a mouth guard. Dr. Brent Bitner and our dental associates want you to protect... Read more »

Preparation Tips for Oral Emergencies

Preparing for oral emergencies is often as important as the actual treatment is if the worst should ever happen. Although minor accidents such as biting your lip may seem inconsequential, they can potentially have lasting effects on your smile and could lead to infections if not addressed properly. Thus, treat... Read more »

An Amalgam Filling Might Be Needed to Repair Tooth Decay on a Back Tooth

The premolars and molars in the back of your mouth are called upon to do a significant amount of work chewing and grinding food. When a cavity forms on one of these teeth, you might experience increased sensitivity, a change in texture or discomfort when biting down. With early detection,... Read more »

The Tooth Hazard Quiz

Are you prepared to handle any tooth hazards if they should arise? Do you know how to care for oral accidents that can occur to your teeth and gums? Have you set up effective treatment plans including healthy habits to protect your oral health? For more information about tooth hazards,... Read more »

TMJ Disorder And You

TMJ disorder is a reference to pain and discomfort of the temporomandibular joints. These joints attach the upper and lower jaw to your head. The first warning signs you may have TMJ pain is the feeling of a constant dull ache near the ears or temples, coupled with pain while... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Effectively Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Back Teeth

As a parent, your child’s health is obviously important to you. Maintaining good oral health and encouraging consistent oral hygiene practices helps your son or daughter enjoy a healthy mouth for many years to come. One aspect of this includes cavity prevention. It’s not uncommon for permanent molars and premolars... Read more »

What To Do About Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

Do you wish your smile was a little brighter? If you do, you may know that you could consider having your teeth whitened. You may also know that there are several options you could consider—but do you know which option might be best for someone with sensitive teeth? If you’re... Read more »