The Importance of Baby Teeth

If you are a new parent, then learning all you can about your baby’s health is always a smart idea. Did you know, your child’s baby teeth are important and play a significant role in your child’s oral health throughout their life? Well, it’s true! To help you understand the importance of baby teeth, our […]

Solving the Puzzle of Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is more than just a useful word for Scrabble® (although it certainly is that). Actually, it is the medical term for a condition known as dry mouth. Dry mouth is a condition in which your body does not make enough saliva to keep your mouth hydrated. Saliva keeps your mouth moist and washes away […]

Set Aside Time To Inspect Your Smile for Symptoms of Oral Cancer

  Are you familiar with the symptoms of oral cancer? If you have any irregularities and abnormalities in your mouth, teeth, head, neck, or gums, it could very likely be associated with the disease. Thus, it is important to always keep a daily track of anything unusual with your mouth and visit your dentist as […]

Why Tongue Care Should Be Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Our friendly and experienced dental team is committed to making your oral health one of our top priorities at Dr. Scott Chandler, DMD, and we strive to meet all of your dental needs to help you enjoy a better smile. You can keep your smile in good health between professional dental cleanings by practicing daily […]

Choosing a Toothbrush

As you likely know, it is recommended that you replace your toothbrush about every three to four months. Don’t be sad to part with your toothbrush. Getting a new toothbrush as recommended helps your toothbrush help you. If you are unsure how to choose the toothbrush that was meant for you, continue reading for some […]

Helpful Information About Cavities

Cavities are holes that develop in the teeth when tooth decay attacks. Typically, cavities form when you have poor oral hygiene, you forget to visit Dr. Scott Chandler every six months, or you eat many carbohydrates, like candy, cake, soda, bread, cereal, etc. Many people think children are the only ones who can get cavities, […]

A Partial Denture Can Replace the Function of Extracted Teeth

Some cases of oral trauma and severe tooth decay are so pronounced that the affected teeth cannot be viably treated by endodontic therapy. In an extreme case such as this, a dentist like Dr. Scott Chandler might recommend extracting the teeth to help alleviate pain and prevent a serious periodontal infection. The recovery process will […]

Dental Crowns Can Restore Your Damaged Tooth and Improve Your Smile

Do you have a damaged tooth, meaning a broken, decayed, discolored, worn-down, or chipped tooth? If so, your dentist, Dr. Scott Chandler, might recommend restoring that tooth with a dental crown. A dental crown is a strong restoration that can replace your tooth’s enamel and improve its health and function. Dental crown treatment Your dentist […]

Here’s Some Flossing Tips

Dr. Scott Chandler and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not know how to floss properly. […]

Other Ways to Clean Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing form the foundation of dental hygiene. However, there are more things that you can do to help your smile stay clean and bright! Two of those things are to incorporate mouthwash into your morning and evening routines and to chew gum after meals.   Mouthwash can be an excellent addition to the […]