Denture FAQs

If you are wondering about dentures being the next step in your dental journey you probably have many questions. There are a lot of misconceptions about dentures out there, so only trust verified and reputable information from a licensed dentist when making a decision about dentures. Dr. David W. Piper at Piper Family Dentistry is […]

Bridge vs Implant

Losing teeth at any age can be frustrating and embarrassing. You might constantly try to cover your mouth when around others or even stop smiling to prevent others from seeing your gap. However, your appearance might end up being the least of your concerns if the tooth loss results in a decline of functionality or […]

Best Treatment for Teeth Sensitivity

Teeth Sensitivity

Worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots can cause painful tooth sensitivity. If left untreated, tooth sensitivity can cause so much pain that the person may no longer want to eat or drink. They may avoid toothpaste and mouthwash that makes the pain worse or may even change the way they breathe to stop air […]

How Dental Health Affects the Rest of Your Body

Dental Health Affects

Your oral health connects to every other system in your body. Not only do some diseases have symptoms that affect oral health, but poor oral health can also cause disease in other parts of the body. A few conditions are known to be caused by inadequate oral hygiene include: Gingivitis Gingivitis is an infection of […]

How Important Is Flossing?

We all know to brush twice a day, but not as many of us commit to flossing twice a day. Yet flossing is just as important as brushing! In fact, flossing makes it possible to reach the surfaces of your teeth that your toothbrush can’t access.  Learn more about the importance of flossing, so you […]

Harmful Effects of Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard

There is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth. If you’re brushing too hard or using incorrect brushing techniques, you may cause damage to your teeth and gums.  Hard Brushing Causes Sensitive Teeth Sensitive teeth are among the most common issues plaguing adults, with 1 in 8 people reporting ongoing sensitivity.  If you […]

Invisalign Vs. Braces

If crooked teeth cause you to hide your smile behind your hands, orthodontic treatments like braces and Invisalign can help. Which is best for you? What Is Invisalign®? Invisalign® is a set of clear, removable dental aligners that fit over your teeth.Invisalign® aligners are customized to fit snugly over your teeth and slowly move them […]

How To Achieve Optimal Oral Health

Visiting your hygienist routinely is one of the most important ways to prevent cavities and protect your smile, but you also need strong habits at home to achieve optimal oral health. Use these tips to make sure your mouth is strong and healthy for many years to come. Brush Better Using the right brushing techniques […]

Veneers, Implants, Dentures: What’s the Difference?

Damaged and missing teeth aren’t just painful; they are also embarrassing and potentially dangerous to your health. The good news is that many options exist to repair and replace your teeth if they are making it harder for you to smile, chew, and talk. Veneers, dentures, and implants are all popular dental solutions to enhance […]

What You Need To Know About Getting a Root Canal

The root canal process is a very misunderstood dental treatment. Most adults believe that getting a root canal is painful and miserable, but the truth is that a root canal is a relatively simple and very important procedure that saves your tooth when nothing else can.  If your tooth is so damaged that a filling […]