General Information about Oral Cancer Screenings

The detection of oral cancer is essential in its treatment, as the sooner it is found, the greater the chance for recovery is. In the United States alone, there are over 40,000 new cases of oral cancer detected every year. Do your part and visit our office as soon as... Read more »

You Should Never Procrastinate Having a Chipped Tooth Repaired by a Dentist

As hard as your tooth enamel is, there are still things that can chip a tooth. This can often cause increased sensitivity and discomfort. Even if the tooth isn’t giving you problems you should still consider having it examined and repaired by a dentist like Dr. Jim Kelly. The last... Read more »

Information About TMJ Care

Have you ever asked yourself why your mouth isn’t fully opening and closing as it should? In many situations, it is the symptom of a problem with your temporomandibular joints in your jaw, commonly called TMJs. If those joints are are injured or heavily worn, a TMJ disorder occurs. However,... Read more »

What Does It Take to Restore a Smile with a Dental Bridge?

A dental bridge is a strong, attractive dental restoration that can permanently replace your missing tooth and give you the healthy, functional, and beautiful smile you desire. Fortunately, the treatment steps involved in placing a dental bridge are easy, and simple. To elaborate, Dr. Jim Kelly is happy to give... Read more »

Dealing with Dry Mouth

We’ve all had moments when our mouth has run dry. It may be the result of fear or stress, or even an illness. But for many it is a regular part of their lives and it can cause problems for their mouths and teeth. Here is what you should know... Read more »

Reshape Your Oral Health Care with Laser Dentistry

Within dentistry, highly effective treatments such as laser therapy are used to prepare your smile larger dental services or keep your oral health on track for continued success. As for lasers themselves, some of the benefits include the following: - It is highly recommended to have your mouth cleaned before... Read more »

The Foods You Eat Can Destroy Your Smile

The foods you eat can destroy your smile. The products you consume play a gigantic role in your overall oral health care. Be mindful of foods and drinks that seek to damage your tooth enamel and ruin your oral health. Listed below are common foods and drinks you should avoid... Read more »

Are Your Teeth Destined to Fall Out When You Are Older?

The question is often asked if your teeth are destined to failure in old age. You may wonder if your cleaning habits matter when you are older, or should you just accept the inevitability of tooth replacement treatments such as dental bridges, dental implants, or dentures. However, this is not... Read more »

How to Care for Your Teeth and Gums While You Take Trips

Traveling can be extremely busy, but it should never be so busy that you forget to take care of your smile. You should always clean your teeth and gums, even while you take trips. So, to help you keep your smile in tip-top shape while you take adventures and see... Read more »

What Are My Options for Replacing My Missing Teeth?

Did you know missing teeth can harm your smile and oral health more than you might realize? Well, it’s true. This is because it can inhibit your chewing ability and it can also cause orthodontic issues. Furthermore, it can also hinder your appearance and self-esteem. This is why it’s important... Read more »