Protective Sealants for You

Preventing cavities is a large part of the dentistry world, and flossing and brushing your teeth every day is a large factor in prevention. However, it can be difficult to reach every small part of those teeth, especially molars. Here at , we strive to provide the best service to protect your teeth from plaque… Read more »

A Tooth with a Second Cavity Might Need a Crown

If you’ve had a tooth repaired in the past with a filling, there might not be enough viable tooth enamel remaining to secure another filling. Should a cavity form in this tooth, the only viable repair option might be for your dentist, Dr. Stephanie Karlin or Justin Petracek to replace the entire tooth enamel layer… Read more »

Are Your Teeth Falling Out Due to Old Age?

Are your teeth falling out due to old age? The constant wear and tear on your mouth from chewing and eating food can wear down your teeth and the joints in your jaw. However, that doesn’t mean your teeth will need to be replaced when you are older, as daily habits such as brushing and… Read more »

Is a Dental Bridge a Viable Option for Your Smile?

Today we would like to take a look at the benefits of dental bridges as a viable option for our patients in , who currently have gaps in their smiles due to missing teeth. Certainly, if you have lost a tooth or multiple teeth due to injury, decay, or trauma, you don’t have to live… Read more »

What Is the Best Way to Have Whiter Teeth?

Do you have discolored or stained teeth? Are you interested in teeth whitening treatments? You are far from alone. The sum average Americans spend on teeth whitening products a year is estimated at $1.6 billion a year, and this is before we factor in professional whitening products! Of course, a lot of money could be… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Increases Your Chances of Suffering a Cavity

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing each evening. This helps remove food residue and bacterial plaque from your mouth as an important first step to maintaining good oral health. If you struggle to maintain these habits or if you are reticent to attend your twice-annual dental checkup at… Read more »

There Are Different Dental Solutions for a Smile in Need of Cosmetic Enhancement

Along with good eye contact and body language, your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you. If your smile has been afflicted with one or more visual imperfections, it might leave you wanting to explore your cosmetic dental treatments at . The specific problem you need addressed will determine the… Read more »

X-Rays: Their Dental Benefits

A routine part of your annual 6-month visit to see Dr. at in , , is getting an X-ray of your teeth. It’s pretty obvious that using an X-ray is a great way to help your dentist find cavities, but X-rays have a lot of other benefits for dental professionals. Let’s take a few moments… Read more »

Got Dentures? Learn About Denture Cleaners Here

Did you know it’s important to clean your dentures each and every day? Well, it’s true! In fact, it is important because it will keep your appliance in tip-top shape for many years to come. To help you clean your dentures, our dental team encourages you to use a denture cleaner. Denture cleaners are great… Read more »

How BOTOX® Can Improve Your Appearance

At , our dentists, Dr. Karlin and Dr. Petracek are pleased to offer BOTOX® cosmetic treatment for our patients in , , who are looking for self-improvement changes for a new and exciting year ahead. If you are needing a boost to your self-image, BOTOX can help you regain a more youthful appearance. With BOTOX, your smile will… Read more »