Why it’s Important to Treat the Decay of Baby Teeth

Did you know that the premature loss of baby teeth can actually cause problems with your child’s teeth in the future? For the most part, parents don’t worry when their children lose their teeth earlier than expected. They are going to fall out eventually anyway, right? But what most children don’t realize is that this… Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Smile with a Healthy Diet

Your child’s oral health is closely linked to the foods in their diet, and what they eat can be either very beneficial to their smile or put their teeth and gums at risk of damage. To help your child have effective oral health, we offer some insight into the types of food that can harm… Read more »

How to Have a Healthy Senior Smile This Spring

You deserve to have a strong and healthy senior smile this spring, especially because having such a smile can help you enjoy the spring season without having to worry about dental complications. Our dentists, Dr. Brock Barras and Dr. Christy Barras, are happy to help you reach the hardy smile you deserve by giving you… Read more »

Regain a Functional Smile with a Dental Bridge

Developing a cracked tooth is never ideal, but it can be particularly unhealthy if the resulting injury is so severe that it results in tooth extraction in order to maintain your oral health. Following the extraction of a badly cracked tooth, you can receive tooth restoration such as a dental bridge to have a function… Read more »

A Small Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Treat a Minor Cavity

Every year we provide dental checkups for our patients. Each of these important appointments involves a professional dental cleaning as well as monitoring your mouth for any signs of cavities, gum disease and other oral health issues. Our dentists find active areas of tooth decay. Drs. Brock and Christy Barras will help you understand your… Read more »

Oral Health Issues: Dental Erosion

Because dental erosion is a threat your oral health, You need to take steps to prevent it, and to treat it if it should occur. To help keep your smile safe, make sure that any risks for dental erosion are minimized as much as possible. Enamel erosion can be caused by something as simple as… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Be Used to Replace a Missing Tooth

Sometimes a tooth is too severely traumatized to save. While our dentist, Dr. would prefer to help you keep all of your teeth, in the case of extreme damage, may suggest an extraction followed by replacement with a dental bridge. A bridge is a good option for patients who are not comfortable with the surgery… Read more »

Untreated Cavities Sometimes Cause Toothache Pain

Toothache pain can be distressing and distracting. While there are several potential causes, many toothaches are associated with some degree of untreated tooth decay. This could include an untreated cavity or a failing dental filling that fosters nearby dental caries. Without timely treatment from a like Dr. , untreated tooth decay could spread to affect… Read more »

The Importance of Flossing

Do you ever wonder why your dentists, Dr. Barras and Dr. Barras, strongly recommends flossing at least once a day? Well, if so, you have come to the right blog! Our dental team is more than happy to tell you why that is the case. Flossing is very important. In fact, it’s vital for your… Read more »

Try-at-Home Remedies for Wisdom Teeth

When you have a minor toothache from an emerging or impacted wisdom tooth, there are a few home remedies you can try using to mitigate the discomfort. However, please note that no home remedy can substitute for the thoughtful care of a licensed professional; see us if the pain is chronic or severe. Here are… Read more »