Three Services to Brighten Your Smile for Thanksgiving

It’s easy to find ourselves having a little extra stress around the holidays. We can find ourselves overwhelmed trying to purchase the perfect gifts for everyone on our shopping list. We can find ourselves trapped in a sea of long lost relatives all crammed into small spaces asking questions about what you have been doing… Read more »

Dental Veneers can Enchant Your Smile

The fall and festive season has begun! With so much magic in the air from the trees turning colors and the smell of spices and pumpkins filling the air, why not treat yourself to dental veneers? Here at we understand you may have questions when it comes to popular cosmetic dental procedures. That is why… Read more »

An Effective Flossing Technique Cleans Several Key Areas

When residual food particles and plaque are not thoroughly removed from your teeth they can harden into tartar. When this happens, the constant bacterial presence near the gum line leads directly to the inflammation associated with gum disease.   The American Dental Association recommends that you brush and floss your teeth twice a day as… Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Need a Root Canal Before It Can Be Restored by a Crown

When a large area of tooth decay or a missing filling goes ignored for too long, the decay can spread to compromise the critical internal structures of a tooth. If the decay penetrates down to infect the pulp or root of a tooth, Dr. Bob Rust might need to perform a root canal to prevent… Read more »

Restoring a Lost Tooth with a Dental Implant

The loss of a tooth can have serious ramifications on your oral health and physical appearance. In addition to your inability to chew your food, the surrounding teeth can start to move to inadequately fill the gap, leading to other complications. In a case like this, our experienced dental team will often recommend having the lost… Read more »

Identifying Symptoms of Oral Cancer for Early Diagnosis

It is reported that 1 in 92 adults, a little less than 1 percent of the population, will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer during the course of their life. Even though the average age of diagnosis is 62 years old, there are several risk factors which can increase your chances of developing… Read more »

What to do if a Crown Comes Out

When cemented your crown in place it was intended to restore the tooth for a very long time. Unfortunately, there are times when something like a hard fall, blow to the face, or periodontal disease can knock a crown out or compromise the cement holding it in place. If you lose a crown you need… Read more »

How Diet Can Affect Your Oral Health

Our bodies are wonderful machines. They process an incredible variety of fuel (in the form of food) every day. And we know that what we put in them can affect our health and overall wellness. But did you know that your diet can also have a dramatic effect on your mouth? Keeping a good diet… Read more »

What to do if your Child has a Chipped, Cracked or Fractured Tooth

It can be a serious cause for concern if one of your child’s teeth has been chipped, cracked or fractured. Even if the damaged enamel and doesn’t expose the pulp of the tooth it can still lead to tooth decay and other issues further down the line. This could even result in extraction of a… Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Phobia Ruin Your Oral Health

Dental phobia is a common fear that plagues millions of Americans. Estimates say that 5 to 8 percent of Americans avoid going to the dentist because they are afraid. Here at , we strive to make you feel safe. We understand that dental phobia is a common issue for many patients and we take the… Read more »