Get Ready for Mouth Sore Season

As the days start getting icier, we begin to see a larger number of patients dealing with mouth sores. Do you know the difference between canker sores and cold sores? Is the candida yeast a good or bad thing? And what in the world is leukoplakia? To assist you to prep for mouth sore season,… Read more »

Do You Have A Cracked Tooth?

If you lose, break or chip a tooth, you will notice it right away. If you have a cavity or an infection, at some point, you will become aware of it. But what about a cracked tooth? It is possible to have a crack in your tooth and not be aware of it. Many cracks… Read more »

Tooth Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Teeth are intended to chew food, but that’s about all they can do. For some reason, lots of us feel that our pearly whites can also do a variety of other tasks, but doing anything other than chewing food (safely) with our chompers can result in serious injury. Be cautious of the following practices: Using… Read more »

Why Does My Dentist Offer Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry is a beneficial branch of dentistry that can help you and your smile in a myriad of ways. Unfortunately, dental issues and dental emergencies happen, no matter how much we hate them, and when they do occur, restorative dentistry is there to save the day! Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Dental Care? Here Are Your Answers

Sometimes taking care of your smile and even understanding dental care can be a bit tricky, especially with each phase of your life. However, Dr. Alexander Zubkov and our dental team are always happy to help you, even if it’s just by answering your questions. We want you to know all you need to know… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Dental Erosion

Dental erosion is the process of harmful substances found in foods and drinks slowly wearing down the tooth enamel present on our teeth. If the erosion remains unchecked, erosion can eventually lead to cavities, infection, and ultimately, tooth failure. The first thing you should always do is prepare a clear and precise diet for yourself…. Read more »

The Perks of Dental Cleanings

Many people discount their six-month cleanings and exams as gratuitous, which often means skipping out on those appointments altogether. Are you one of these people? It’s time to change your ways. Your dental cleaning and exams are imperative for your oral health. Here’s why: -Dr. Alexander Zubkov will deep clean your teeth: The tools and… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry and Your Smile

– The term “sedation dentistry” includes various treatments used to help patients with dental anxiety, and to dull or diminish any pain or discomfort they may feel during a procedure. Sedatives used in dentistry can vary from mild relaxants to drugs designed to put a patient to sleep. For mild sedatives, gas is commonly used…. Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Be Repaired with an Amalgam or Composite Filling

When a tooth suffers a minor chip, you might be tempted to forgo having it repaired. This could be especially tempting if the damaged tooth enamel isn’t visible in your smile or the tooth doesn’t cause any overt discomfort. While this might be okay in the short term, it could eventually cause serious complications. As… Read more »

Go the Extra Mile to Prevent Cavities This Summer

We know summer is a busy season with lots of interruptions to your normal routines and opportunities to spend time camping, traveling, fishing, hiking, and plenty of indoor recreation as well. Despite this busyness, we recommend doing everything you can to avoid the temptation to let your oral hygiene habits slide so that you don’t succumb to… Read more »