Understanding Root Canals

A root canal is probably one of the most misunderstood procedures in all of dentistry. It’s associated with pain, discomfort, and unhealthy teeth. While those are true statements, a lot of people don’t understand how to prevent that situation. It’s possible with the right knowledge. So in an effort to... Read more »

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

It’s natural to want a beautiful, stunning smile. Having a great smile does a lot for your life. Namely, it helps improve your self-esteem and confidence. You’ll be able to perform better in a variety of social and professional situations. But if you don’t have a great smile, it’s easy... Read more »

Oral Health Care Concerns: Pregnancy and Dental Health Care

Did you know that pregnancy can play a key role in your oral health? Not only can a pregnancy play a significant role in your oral health, but your oral health can play a significant role during a pregnancy. Make sure you are continuing to clean out your mouth on... Read more »

Can I get Implants?

If you need to get teeth replaced, chances are that you’re wondering what your options are. After all, it’s not like this is something you go through on a regular basis. One of the most popular options is to get dental implants. But not everyone can get them, and they’re... Read more »

Tips to Help You Remember to Floss

If you forget to floss, your smile can be in grave danger. This is because flossing cleans your teeth and gums and helps you have the strong and successful oral health you need. It also helps you prevent major and dangerous dental problems, like tooth decay and gum disease. So,... Read more »

Tricks to Dull Tooth Sensitivity

Do you suffer from tooth sensitivity? If so, our dentist, Dr. Gary Shmurak, is happy to help you dull the discomfort. Tooth sensitivity can be quite inconvenient, especially when it inhibits your ability to eat and drink hot and cold foods or drinks or to even take a deep breath... Read more »

Caring for Your Smile With Dental Bridges

If for any reason you have any lost or missing teeth, it can lead to a severe downward spiral in your oral health. Not only can it make your face appear more aged and give a sunken in look to your jawbone, but missing teeth can also even increase your... Read more »

What to Do About a Sensitive Tooth

If you experience a twinge in your tooth when you drink coffee or eat ice cream, you may be suffering from tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity from hot or cold foods and beverages may just happen once or twice, or it may be more consistent. What can you do to stop... Read more »

Enhance the Performance of Your Dental Crown With Proper Care

At the dental practice of Dr. Gary Shmurak and our team, we are pleased to provide high-quality dental crowns for patients who have suffered tooth decay or dental injury. You may benefit from a dental crown if you have a fractured tooth, a large cavity, a misshapen tooth, or are... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Help Prevent Latent Tooth Loss Complications

When a tooth is lost it not only changes the efficiency of your mouth, it can also cause the mouth to have structural changes. If it’s not restored in a reasonable amount of time, the void between two teeth could potentially alter their alignment. As time goes on these teeth... Read more »