Restoring a Tooth With a Bridge

A large cavity on one of your teeth that goes ignored or unresolved will continue to spread. As the decay advances, it can exacerbate and compromise the dentin, pulp, and root of the tooth. In some cases, the decay can compromise so much of the tooth that Steven Rattner DDS... Read more »

Critical Factors in an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

An inadequate oral hygiene routine promotes tooth decay, while also increasing your chances of developing gum disease. A truly effective oral hygiene routine has several critical factors including using quality of oral hygiene products, brushing and flossing twice per day as well as an effective flossing technique. Finally, it encompasses... Read more »

The Relationship Between Cavities and Age

Cavities—the breakdown of enamel caused by plaque—are most common among children, but the physical changes that occur with aging make cavities a large problem for adults as well. If you’re well into your adult years, your teeth may be highly vulnerable to cavities. As you get older, the protective enamel... Read more »

Teeth Whitening: How to Get the Best Results

As you probably know, a smile is an essential part of making a good first impression. Similarly, you know that having a whiter smile can have a huge impact on a person’s confidence and quality of life. Of course, you probably know that you can use teeth-whitening to keep your... Read more »

Your New Partial and Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new partial represents a serious investment in restoring the full function of your mouth. Including it as part of your daily oral hygiene routine will help it last for a long time to come. Many people that use a partial prefer to secure it in place with a little... Read more »

Being Fitted for Invisalign Plastic Aligners

Invisalign has been growing in popularity and availability as a great way for adults to correct minor adjustments in their bite pattern and smile. The aligners are made from a clear, durable plastic that makes it hard for the casual observer to notice. During the initial consultation your dentist or... Read more »

Teeth Types

Our teeth are an essential part of daily life; they support face shape while also allowing us to chew, speak, and smile. Learn a little more about the types of teeth in your mouth and what they do. Incisors Where: These are the teeth in the front of your mouth.... Read more »

Mammoth Molars And Other Record Setting Teeth

From the biggest and longest to the oldest and youngest, here are some record setting teeth from around the world. Longest Tooth Extracted A 1.26 inch long tooth was extracted from the mouth of Loo Hui Jing in Singapore. Oldest Person To Grow A Wisdom Tooth 80 year old Timotheus... Read more »

When You Should Visit Our Periodontists

If you have red or tender gums, loose teeth, persistent bad breath or tooth pain — especially when biting and chewing — then you may be suffering from periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that can become progressively worse and eventually destroy the... Read more »

Invisalign, a Modern and Remarkable Version of Orthodontics

Did you know there’s a modern version of orthodontics that consists of a series of virtually invisible plastic retainers which cover the teeth and slowly realign them into their proper positions? The system is called Invisalign®, and it uses retainers called “aligners,” which can be removed while eating, brushing your... Read more »