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 »

Oral Health Keys: Tooth Restorations

Depending on your needs, numerous tooth restoration treatments exist to enhance your smile. Whether you are looking to conceal minor damage to a tooth’s surface, whiten your teeth, fill in cavities, or cap or concealed broken teeth, there are numerous treatments to consider. Effective treatments include dental crowns, teeth whitening... Read more »

Why Do Root Canals Work?

If you’ve ever had a tooth chip or a dental filling fall out, you know that life can cause some dental appliances to be less than permanent. If you need a root canal and are hesitant about how successful it can be, don’t worry: root canal procedures are very successful,... Read more »

Bleeding Gums Are Often an Early Indicator of Gum Disease

Your gums serve an important functional role in helping to anchor the relationship between your teeth and the natural bone structure of your jaw. Many people also have some portion of their gums visible in their smile. As you grow older, any inconsistencies in your oral hygiene practices can leave... Read more »

Gum Disease Checkup

With suitable care, gum disease can be prevented. Unfortunately, our diets and lifestyles don't often lead to a gum-disease-free oral cavity, so we need to take precautions and be extra cognizant of periodontal disease and its effects. Here's a quick rundown on gum disease for you. Whenever you come into... Read more »

Living with Dentures

If you think you are too young for dentures, you may want to think again. While most people associate dentures with senior citizens, many young adults and other people have missing, or teeth that need to be replaced. If you are not a good candidate for dental implants because of... Read more »