Dental Implants 101

Losing teeth, no matter the reason, is rarely a good experience. In fact, most would call it one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to deal with. You really don’t notice how much you use your teeth until you lose one. The good news is that if you do lose a tooth, you’re… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Getting wisdom teeth removed is almost as common as getting braces. Just about everyone will need wisdom teeth removed, just like most everyone needs some sort of orthodontic treatment. But just like with braces, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about wisdom teeth removal. Today, we want to help make the process clear for… Read more »

Individuals Struggling with Chronic Dental Staining Problems Often Find Dental Veneers Attractive

The teeth in the front of your mouth are presented to the world when you smile. If you occasionally use tobacco products or frequently enjoy dark beverages, you will likely start to experience a gradual buildup of dental stains on your teeth. As minor dental stains start to saturate the microscopic pores in your tooth… Read more »

The Process of Treating Dental Infection with Root Canal Treatment

Unaddressed tooth decay can cause you to suffer tooth problems that can reach as far as the inner tooth, creating persistent tooth pain and even tooth infection deep around the gums. If you don’t seek treatment for the problem, it could grow worse and develop into tooth abscess that puts your oral health at risk…. Read more »

Oral Hygiene for Toddlers

It’s very important to care for your toddler’s smile. If you don’t, there is a good chance they can suffer dental cavities and a poor oral health. This can result in tooth pain and the need for one or more dental treatments. It’s best to just take care of their smile in the first place…. Read more »

Have a Good Spring Break With Braces by Using Our Tips

Spring break is a great time to enjoy the newly warm weather and enjoy a break from our busy lives. You don’t want to worry about any orthodontic problems during spring break, do you? Well, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to help you avoid those issues and have the successful spring break you want…. Read more »

Treatments for Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath? If so, you’re probably wondering how to treat it. You’re like many others who dislike the inconvenience and discomfort associated with bad breath. Bad breath can be a symptom of a simple oral hygiene problem or it can be a symptom of a major dental problem, like gum disease…. Read more »

How to Treat Tooth Sensitivity

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, you are likely looking for a way to relieve the sensitivity. You’re not alone. Many people find sensitivity to be annoying, painful, and quite inconvenient. To find the best results possible, it’s best to treat the cause of the sensitivity rather than the symptoms. To help you do… Read more »

Can You Whiten Your Teeth with Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda?

One of the most common cosmetic concerns we hear from our patients is that they wish they had whiter teeth, especially after reading about teeth whitening naturally online or in magazines or from talking to their friends. While some of them may appear to be safe, are they though? Let’s take a look at some… Read more »

A Braces-Friendly Diet is Important When You’re Aligning Your Teeth

Are you aligning your teeth with braces? If so, you need to have a diet that is friendly to your appliance. This is very important if you want a successful orthodontic journey as well as a top-notch smile. If you follow Dr. Samuel Richey’s instructions, you might even get your braces off faster. Who knows!… Read more »