Posts By: Nicholas Cain

The Important Facts About Teeth-Whitening

Teeth-whitening is so popular these days that, sometimes, it can seem like there isn’t much more you can know about it. However, many people suffer their stained teeth for far longer than they have to because they don’t realize how effective and convenient professional teeth-whitening is. At our Gary, IN, dental office, we can recommend… Read more »

Do Your Kids Need Fluoride Treatments?

You know that brushing and flossing are important for keeping little smiles healthy. But what if your child still has a high likelihood of developing a cavity? For children in Gary, IN, with increased chances of developing tooth decay, we may recommend fluoride treatments. How does a fluoride treatment prevent cavities, and what does the… Read more »

When Does Your Smile Need TMJ Treatment?

Have you ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also known as TMD, this jaw joint disorder could lead to serious discomfort and even impact how your mouth opens and closes. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how we identify and treat the disorder, and what warning signs our Gary, IN, patients should watch for…. Read more »

Why Do We Grind Our Teeth?

Bruxism, in which a person routinely grinds or clenches his or her teeth, could lead to serious trouble for our smile’s health. Over time, the pressure has been known to wear down or damage teeth. Fortunately, we have treatment options designed to prevent damage and even stop the onset of teeth grinding. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Schedule A Back-To-School Checkup

In the next couple of weeks, kids from all over the area will begin returning to school. After that, your schedule is going to become much, much busier. Which is why we recommend families in Gary, IN, schedule a checkup and cleaning for themselves and their children before returning to school. Find out what happens… Read more »

How To Save Your Knocked-Out Tooth

What happens when you knock out a tooth? Well, unless you act quickly there’s the risk of losing the tooth completely. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how to respond to a knocked-out tooth, as well as how to address other common dental emergencies. We’re also going to talk about other emergency scenarios in which… Read more »

How Do You Create Complete Dentures?

If you lose all of your natural teeth, or at least a vast majority of them, then your smile’s health and appearance suffers tremendously. In order to return your smile to optimal health, and to also ensure a better quality of life, we may suggest tooth replacement from your Gary, IN, dentist. How do we… Read more »

Making A Smile Whole With Dental Bridges

Have you lost a tooth, or up to three in a row? If you suffer from tooth loss, then you need a replacement option to avoid misalignment and other complications. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we address minor tooth loss with lifelike dental bridges. Find out how we restore the stability and beauty… Read more »