What Is the ADA Seal of Acceptance?

We’ve all heard about brushing our teeth twice a day and flossing once a day as the basis for oral hygiene. But who makes these guidelines?  The American Dental Association provides a number of guidelines and daily recommendations to help you maintain the health of your mouth throughout your life. Not all oral hygiene products… Read more »

The Effects of Dental Bonding

Do you know what dental bonding is? Do you know of the effects that dental bonding can have on your teeth? Dental bonding is a form of tooth restoration and cosmetic dentistry that can improve the look and safety of your teeth. Dental bonding treatments use resin and porcelain materials to improve your smile by… Read more »

A Partial Denture Needs Daily Care and Good Oral Hygiene

For many people, a partial denture is a highly effective method for replacing the function and presence of multiple missing teeth. This miniature version of complete dentures is set into a pink material that mimics the natural appearance of your gums. Many partial dentures are created with interlocking wires that secure their location with the… Read more »

The Importance of Oral Health Care Exams

Have you remembered your six-month checkup yet with your dentist, Dr. ? If not, we have great news for you! Our team here at in , , is happy to remind you of the importance of your oral health care exams and why it’s time to come in for a dental checkup! To begin, dental… Read more »

Various Foods and Activities Can Damage Your Teeth

Did you know that hidden dangers exist all around you that can damage your precious teeth and gums? Various foods and activities can damage your teeth if you are not careful. Listed below are a few common dangers to your smile, as well as a few tips to help prevent them from occurring: – Always… Read more »

The Things Behind a Discolored and Stained Smile

Unfortunately, stained smiles are common. This is because there are many things that tend to discolor your chompers. However, there is no need to worry. If your smile is dull, dark, or yellow, Dr. and our dental team offer teeth-whitening treatments at our office that can help you return to the beautiful smile you deserve…. Read more »

A Tooth That Has Been Knocked Out May Need a Bridge

Oral trauma comes in a myriad of forms. One of the most severe is when an accident or trauma knocks a tooth out. In most of these situations, the tooth shatters or breaks off at the gumline. A tooth in this condition cannot be returned to its natural state. Sometimes enough of the root remains… Read more »

Are You a Victim of Bruxism?

Are you a victim of bruxism? Often going undetected, bruxism is the result of grinding and gnashing your teeth, often while unconscious. One common sign of bruxism is snoring. Ask your sleeping partner or roommate if they have ever noticed that you snore or grind your teeth while you sleep. However, just because you snore… Read more »

What You Should Know About Cleaning Your Tongue

Do you make every effort to brush and floss your teeth regularly? Do you work hard to keep your pearly whites healthy and strong? If so, good work! But have you ever wondered if there might be anything else you could do to protect your pearly whites? If you have, we recommend considering the benefits… Read more »

Cosmetic Dental Restorations Often Call for a Porcelain Crown

An appealing smile can be an important element of a happy and healthy social life. Having one or two teeth suffering from chips, mismatched fillings, or discolored tooth enamel can seriously hamper your self-esteem. Fortunately, Dr. Richard Guthrie is well armed with any number of cosmetic restoration solutions. One of the most effective methods for… Read more »