A Dental Crown May Be Used to Restore a Damaged Tooth

A dental crown is a restoration that, when cemented in place, covers the entire visible portion of a tooth. A dental crown may be recommended to cover a tooth that is damaged. The crown can strengthen the tooth and improve its appearance. Why Are Dental Crowns Used? Dr. Higham and... Read more »

Fast Facts on Flossing

When is the last time you flossed? If you have a dental appointment coming up, it probably wasn’t that long ago. But for many people, that container of floss has been gathering dust in your medicine cabinet for a while. But if you don’t floss, bacteria, plaque and food particles... Read more »

Sick? Don’t Forget to Brush!

So, you have the flu. Or maybe you got lucky and you just have a cold. Whatever has you down, chances are good that brushing your teeth is one of the last things on your mind. But as much as you may want to bury yourself under a blanket until... Read more »

If Your Smile Bears Tobacco Stains, Consider Dental Veneers

The use of tobacco can be very dangerous to your long-term dental health as well as your overall wellbeing. Cosmetically, it can lead to significant dental stains that build on your teeth and are hard to remove. If you are looking to address stubborn tobacco stains, our dental team here... Read more »

Are You at Risk for Bruxism?

Do you suspect you suffer from bruxism? If you are not familiar with bruxism, it is a common but potentially serious condition marked by the unconscious grinding of your teeth and typically occurs while you are asleep. This can make receiving a diagnosis difficult if you don’t see a dentist.... Read more »

The Importance of Baby Teeth

Is anything more important than the wellbeing of your children? If you’re a parent, you understand that there’s nothing a parent wouldn’t do to care for their child. One of the things that you, as a parent, should do for your child is ensure that he or she receives proper... Read more »

What Happens During Root Canal Treatment

What have you heard about root canal therapy? If you have heard things from your friends and family, chances are that there is a little bit of truth mixed in with some misconceptions. How do you know the difference between fact and fiction? To set the record straight, our dentists... Read more »

Oral Cancer and You

Cancer is a word no one likes to hear. Even so, it needs to be treated as soon as possible to ensure a successful recovery. That is why, our team here in Jupiter, FL, would like to offer you some information on detecting oral cancer. Oral cancer may show up... Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Save Your Oral Health

Did you know that dental crowns can save your oral health? Here at our clinic in Jupiter, FL, we care deeply about your oral health. That’s why we want to help you realize how dental crowns may be of assistance to your smile. Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps made of... Read more »

Does Your Tooth Hurt?

Toothaches can be debilitating. It’s hard to speak, move your jaw, eat or drink. Or, they can be mild, with a little “zing” of pain every now and then. No matter what, they require your attention. Inside your tooth’s root is a substance called pulp; pulp contains your nerve endings.... Read more »