Understanding Wisdom Teeth

What have you heard of about wisdom teeth? Are you aware of their other name? Do you have any? Find out all about wisdom teeth by reading over this post we’ve put together, and note any extra inquiries you have concerning wisdom teeth and ask them on your next visit in our office. Wisdom teeth,… Read more »

The Worst Beverages for Your Oral Health

Some beverages can do serious damage to your teeth. Here are five of the worst culprits: -Soda: Soda is bad for your teeth in two ways. First, it usually contains high amounts of sugar. Sugar damages your mouth because bacteria in your mouth convert sugar into acid, which breaks down your tooth enamel. Additionally, soda… Read more »

2 Steps to Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is a big part of taking care of your teeth. But in order for it to do its job, you need to take care of it! Here are a couple things you may not know about taking care of your toothbrush.   Make sure that you are the ONLY one who uses your… Read more »

Mouthguards: The Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

Many people, especially athletes, have many questions about mouthguards. This is often because they don’t know much about the appliance, which means they don’t fully understand it or even know how to use it, which can lead to questions. If you’re one of these people, our dental team at is more than happy to help… Read more »

Back to Basics

Taking care of your teeth isn’t hard, but sometimes it can become mindless–or we simply fall out of the habit. Here are some things to consider as you get back to basics. Eat Well: Health starts with what you put into your body. Eat lots of calcium-filled foods, like dark leafy greens, dairy products, and… Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Oral Health Care

Your oral health care while you are pregnant is of the utmost concern of ours, so make sure you are taking the necessary steps to keep your teeth in gums at optimum levels. The benefits of protecting your dental health while pregnant include the following: – You should still visit your dentist frequently while you… Read more »

How to Pack a Smile-Healthy Lunch for Your Kids

Did you know what your child eats impacts the health of their smile? Well, it’s true! This is why it’s important to help your child keep up on oral hygiene, visit Dr. regularly, and have a balanced and healthy diet. To help you provide a smile-healthy diet, we have some tips about how to pack… Read more »

Your New Partial Needs Daily Care to Maintain a Comfortable Fit

The partial custom-crafted for you at Dr. ’s , , dental office was designed to replace the function of your missing teeth. It was intended to lock firmly with the underlying gum structure and locking hardware to hold it into place. Providing the partial with daily care and cleaning measures, as well as maintaining good… Read more »

Care for Your New Dental Crown

A dental crown has been placed on a tooth by Drs. Carp, Oh, and Yu to protect it and restore it to its former shape, size, and strength. But now what? How do you care for your crown, and thus maintain your oral health? After having a dental crown placed, as at any other time,… Read more »

Ways to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be annoying, especially when you can’t eat your favorite ice cream or drink coffee. It’s a fairly common issue that takes hold in many smiles in the world. The causes include things like tooth decay, worn fillings, gum disease, fractured teeth, worn tooth enamel, and exposed tooth roots. Because there are so… Read more »