Insights on Methods for Improving Your Smile

If your smile is dull or unattractive because of stains, chips or fillings that no longer match the surrounding tooth enamel, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. Here at , your dentist, Dr. , can address a number of cosmetic imperfections and help you understand the most effective methods for improving your… Read more »

Abscesses and Tooth Infection: What Are the Differences?

Have you ever heard of a tooth abscess or a tooth infection? While the two can be caused by similar issues, there are actually a few important differences between the two. For instance, while both issues will need professional treatment, the treatments could be very different. So, what are the differences between a tooth infection… Read more »

Important Tips to Consider When You’re Shopping for Toothpaste

According to the American Dental Association an effective daily oral hygiene routine is founded on brushing and flossing your teeth twice each day. This serves to remove residual plaque and food particles from your mouth before they can harden into dangerous tartar or exploit tooth enamel to form cavities. Adding toothpaste to your soft bristled… Read more »

How Do I Keep My Invisalign® Aligner in Tip-Top Shape?

If you think your Invisalign® aligner in , , is invincible, think again. Your aligner will only stay clean, pristine, and invisible if you take good care of it. To help you keep your appliance in tip-top shape, our team is happy to give you the tips and advice you need! The cleaning tips that… Read more »

Restoring a Cracked Tooth

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and extremely durable, yet there are times when a fall or blow to the face can actually crack one of your teeth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports without the protection of a mouth guard. If a cracked tooth is sensitive,… Read more »

The Treatment Options That Help With Teeth Grinding

If you tend to grind your teeth and you’re looking for treatments to stop the habit, our team is more than happy to help you! Teeth grinding in Lafayette, Indiana, can harm your teeth and jaw, which is why we recommend treating the habit as soon as possible. You can do so by doing the… Read more »

What you Should Do If a Filling Is Deteriorating

A healthy smile doesn’t happen by accident, and while genetics plays a role in good oral health, it is your healthy day-to-day habits that have the most impact on your smile. Taking good care of your teeth and gums by brushing and flossing daily, along with seeing your dentist every six months will keep your smile on… Read more »

The Reasons Behind a Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings are vital if you want a strong and successful oral health. If you are one who thinks cleanings are unimportant and unneeded, our team is here to tell you otherwise. There are many reasons why dental cleanings are extremely important, and some of those reasons are: They prevent cavities Dental cleanings successfully prevent… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Child’s Molars

On the average a child’s permanent molars emerge from the gums in early adolescence. It’s not uncommon for the biting surface of these teeth to have deep pits and contours that can be a challenge to effectively clean. If food particles and plaque become lodged in these areas, it greatly increases the chances of developing… Read more »

Four Caring Tips For Invisalign® Wearers

Are you currently aligning your smile with Invisalign® orthodontic treatment? If so, good for you! At Highland Creek Family Dental, we are happy you have chosen to take steps toward your perfect smile. While you are straightening your pearly whites, it’s important that you do the right things to take proper care of your aligner…. Read more »