Gingivectomy Vs. Gingivoplasty For Gum-Related Issues

Gingivectomy and gingivoplasty are both dental surgical procedures used to treat periodontal disease and other gum-related issues. Periodontal disease takes form when there is an infection of the gums, tissue, and bone that hold your teeth in place. While this disease can be effectively treated if caught early enough, neglecting to treat gum disease will […]

How To Manage Bruxism Triggers

Any clenching or grinding of the teeth that happens involuntarily is considered to be bruxism. If you find yourself waking up in the morning with headaches or experiencing chronic soreness in your jaw, you may be unknowingly grinding your teeth in your sleep. While teeth grinding may seem like a minor issue, bruxism can take […]

4 Types of Mouth Sores and How They’re Treated

Mouth sores can be painful, annoying, and unsightly, depending on the type of sore you have. Some appear inside the mouth on the gums, tongue, lips, or cheeks. Others, like cold sores, can appear outside the mouth, such as on and around the lips, under the nose, and on the chin. Mouth sores can be […]

Are Stress and Anxiety Destroying Your Oral Health?

It can be difficult for most people to identify how daily stress can impact their overall health. However, during routine dental exams and cleanings, your dentist is often the first person to detect the many ways stress can impact the body visibly. Learn the many indications that stress is causing damage to your smile, as […]

Will Teeth Whitening Damage Previous Dental Work?

Professional teeth whitening treatments are one of the quickest and most effective ways to transform your smile. A beautiful, bright smile can light up a room and completely change how you feel about yourself. Professional teeth whitening treatments are the fastest way to remove years of surface stains and discoloration in just one appointment. If […]

Molar Cupping: What Is It and How It’s Treated

Tooth cupping is a common dental condition in which small indentations or cups begin to develop on the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Deep cups and grooves appear for various reasons and are considered a rare form of enamel and dentin erosion. Once the holes reach the dentin, the tooth enamel starts to collapse, allowing […]

Which Is Better: Water Flossers Vs. String Floss

Dentists always recommend flossing at least once per day. Even though floss can reach 40% of tooth surfaces our toothbrushes can’t reach, many people still don’t floss. The most common reason why flossing is avoided is that it’s difficult, and it can take a while. Water flossers can be a great alternative to traditional string […]

Relieving Tooth Pain From Sinus Pressure

Waking up with a toothache is something everyone dreads, but tooth pain doesn’t always mean a dental issue. Sinus pressure from inflammation or an infection can cause you to experience pain in unexpected areas – like your teeth. Sinus infections can be challenging to treat, and symptoms can linger for weeks or even months. Read […]

Never Dread Dental Impressions Again With Digital Scanning

Dental impressions are something almost everyone has had to suffer through at one point or another during a dental appointment. If you have a sensitive gag reflex or suffer from dental anxiety, the thought of impressions may even have you putting off necessary dental work. Take relief in knowing that there is an alternative to […]

The Fastest Way To Whiten Your Teeth

Having white teeth is a crucial factor in having your smile look its best. With the help of Hoffman Dental Care, you can achieve a bright and natural-looking smile regardless of your budget. Many tooth whitening processes are simple and can either be done in our office or conveniently at home. Here are the best […]