Taking Care of Your Crown

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Your new crown should serve you well for the rest of your life. Not only can a crown repair the damage to your tooth from trauma or decay, but it can also conceal a tooth that is discolored, or does not have its proper shape. After the dentist has placed your crown, you shouldn’t notice… Read more »



Principles Concerning Teeth Whitening Treatments

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Whiten your teeth safely and successfully by using proper whitening treatment methods. Although there are an assortment of treatments available in today’s world, not all of them are safe and effective. Some can lead to serious harm for your teeth and gums, including weakening your tooth enamel or bleaching your gums. For a better understanding… Read more »



Signs of Gum Disease

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Are you gums bleeding when you brush or floss? If so, you could have gum disease. Gum disease is a dangerous condition that can threaten your oral health and cause tooth loss. That is why, our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about the signs of gum disease, so… Read more »



Your Aligners Need Proper Care

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Dr. Lester and Dr. Owens are happy to offer clear aligners for our patients who want to discreetly straighten their teeth without the visible brackets and wires of braces. Many of our patients in , have successfully used the Invisalign® clear aligner system to straighten their smile. When you are investing time and energy wearing… Read more »



Did You Go in yet for an Oral Cancer Screening?

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Did you go in yet for an oral cancer screening? In the United States, over 40,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer annually. If you notice any irregularities in your oral health, get an examination or cancer screening immediately, as the sooner cancer is detected the more likely you are to recover. Listed below… Read more »



Supplement Your Oral Health Care with Sugarless Gum

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Protect your teeth from dental erosion by supplementing your oral health care with sugarless gum. As impractical as it seems, sugarless gum can indeed be used to help make your teeth safer and stronger. However, the reasons for its benefits are not entirely and correctly understood by most people. For a deeper understanding on what… Read more »



Gingivitis and Periodontitis: The Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a dangerous and serious dental issue that is also very complicated. In fact, it’s so complicated that is has two stages. The first stage is gingivitis: Gingivitis Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease. It develops when the plaque on your teeth is left untreated. As time passes, the plaque grows… Read more »



Regularly Asked Questions About Aligning Your Chompers with Orthodontics

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The process of aligning your smile can be confusing and a bit overwhelming, which is why it’s normal to have questions. So, to help you settle your mind and find the answers you’re looking for, our team is happy to provide the answers to the following commonly asked questions about orthodontic treatment in , :… Read more »



What You Should Know About Dental Cleanings

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We understand that you’re busy, but did you know that it’s extremely important for you to schedule an appointment with our dentist twice a year? It might be difficult to find time to visit our office, and you may have financial concerns, but visiting our dentist can actually save you money in the long run…. Read more »



Protect Your Teeth for a Very Merry Mouth During the Holidays

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Are you ready for another joy-filled year of snowmen, sweets, toys, and treats? If so, be sure to continually practice safe and effective oral health care habits so your teeth and gums last for many holiday seasons to come. The holiday season brings with it increased risks to your mouth. Protect your teeth for a… Read more »