How Can I Have a Top-Notch Smile?

You deserve a strong and healthy smile. This is why your dentist, Dr. David Duke, strongly advocates caring for the teeth and gums each day. Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm the smile, and if you’re not careful, you can suffer problems like enamel erosion, cavities, and gum disease. Fortunately, there are things… Read more »

Teeth Whitening May Be Discouraged If…

If you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile, teeth whitening may be the solution you’ve been looking for. However, there are some situations in which our dentist will recommend against a patient whitening their teeth. Age For those under the age of 16, teeth whitening is discouraged. Until this age, the pulp chamber of… Read more »

The Effects of Dental Veneers

If you are looking to improve the look and feel of your smile, consider dental veneers. Dental veneers are highly effective tooth restorations designed to improve your smile for many years to come. A single dental veneer can easily last over ten years of continuous wear and tear before it may need to be repaired… Read more »

Rescuing a Tooth with a Dental Bond

If your smile has been marred by chipped teeth, or one or more of your teeth are misshapen, too small, spaced too far apart or discolored, dental bonding may be the answer to your problems. Bonding is a great long-term solution to improving the look of your teeth, and it is one of the least-expensive… Read more »

Addressing Sensitive Teeth

Are there moments when your teeth suddenly hurt? For example, if you take a bite or a drink of something cold, hot or sugary, do you experience pain, or another sensation in your teeth for a moment or two? You are dealing with sensitive teeth, and there can be several causes. You may have a… Read more »

Oral Health and Your Overall Health Are Intricately Connected

Did you know that suffering from poor oral health doesn’t only affect your smile, but your overall health too? By neglecting your daily brushing and flossing routine, or skipping bi-annual dental cleanings you are having far more impact on your health than you may realize. Today, our dentists would like to take a moment to share… Read more »

Summer Smile Essentials: Tips to Improve Your Smile

Are you aware of all the tips and techniques you can use to enhance your smile? Lifestyle choices, the foods and drinks you consume, and oral health care cleaning habits can all vastly influence the overall health of your smile and your oral health. It is important to always make sure you’re not partaking in… Read more »

Three Things to Include on Your Child’s Back-To-School Checklist

Having routine checkups and dental cleanings will help your child succeed at school as much as immunizations do. Why is that? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that tooth decay affects more children in the United States than any other chronic infectious disease, which can add up to missed school attendance. To protect… Read more »

Treating Cavities With Fillings

Poor oral hygiene can gradually affect the health of your gums and teeth. When bacteria deposits and food particles are not removed from your mouth each day, your chances of suffering a cavity on one of your teeth rises dramatically. With early diagnosis, Dr. David Duke can treat the cavity with a standard dental filling…. Read more »

Overcoming the Risks of Being a Teen

Overcoming the risks of being a teen includes oral health risks that will be posed. This can be the result of peer pressure that inevitably pops up in social settings as teens find their way in life and out of childhood. Listed below are common tips to help with your oral health care as a… Read more »