During a Routine Dental Cleaning

We are thrilled that you have chosen us as your dental team! Dr. Paul Hanna and our team recommend that you come in for a routine dental appointment at least every six months. These dental appointments can help us to help you keep your smile healthy and bright. At the... Read more »

Dark Beverages Can Promote Dental Stains

The color and luster of your teeth can gradually start to change with age. Dental stains are even more likely to develop if you use tobacco products or you are frequently enjoy drinking dark beverages like tea, coffee and cola. If minor dental stains are not removed by your daily... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Help Prevent Tooth Decay

If you don’t have ready access to fluoridated municipal water or you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene regimen, it can potentially affect the strength of your tooth enamel. If a dentist like Dr. Paul Hanna notice early signs of tooth enamel demineralization during your dental checkup he might... Read more »

How To Care for Smiles When You Are Sick

Cold and flu season is in full swing. It’s easy and all too common to fall out of the habit of taking care of your teeth when you’re feeling sick. But with these tips, your smile can stay strong. Continue to brush and floss your teeth, even while you are... Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Dental Veneers

If you wish to enhance your smile with dental veneers, also referred to as porcelain dental laminates or porcelain veneers, it is important to understand the benefits that they can provide. Dental veneers are made of custom shells that are designed to fit atop of the front surfaces of teeth... Read more »

Treating Tooth Enamel Attrition with a Dental Filling

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body. It allow you to efficiently chew and break down food for safe swallowing, and protects your teeth from cavity causing substances. Sometimes, misalignments in your bite pattern can cause one tooth to wear away the enamel of another tooth. At first,... Read more »

A Quality Dental Crown Can Correct Tooth Fracture

The tooth enamel layer that protects your teeth is very durable, but it’s not immune to the damages of tooth decay, breakage, or the fracturing of a tooth. The latter can often occur as a result of a blow to the face or a hard fall, though poor dental habits... Read more »

Symptoms & Causes of Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is a condition in which there is not enough saliva in the mouth. Most people experience dry mouth from time to time, but having dry most or all of the time can cause serious health issues. Those with dry mouth may have a hard time chewing, swallowing, speaking,... Read more »

Why Are My Gums Swollen?

It’s important to care for the health of your gums as much as you do for your teeth to avoid periodontal issues. You may have heard of gum disease, but many other dental problems can cause your gums tissues to look swollen and feel tender. Knowing what causes swollen gums... Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Mimics the Appearance of Natural Tooth Enamel

A cavity that appears on one of your front teeth can do more than cause discomfort when eating and drinking. The unattractive appearance of tooth decay can also leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile.   If you have noticed a problem with one of your teeth, you shouldn’t wait... Read more »