Placing a Composite Dental Filling

The development of a visible cavity that can be seen in your smile every time you open your mouth may call for the placement of a composite dental filling. In addition to affecting the cosmetic appearance of the tooth that has a cavity, untreated tooth decay can affect more and more of the tooth until… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Dental Crown

  If you’re unhappy with the way a tooth looks, or wish you drastically improve the protection it receives, consider a tooth prosthetic restoration in the form of a dental crown. Dental crowns are durable caps that go over the top of teeth to add protection for the tooth and prevent future damage from arising…. Read more »

Smoking: The Things It Can Do to Your Smile

As you probably have already guessed, smoking is bad for the body. But did you know that smoking is bad for the mouth? Well, it’s true. This is why our , Dr. , encourages you to avoid smoking at all costs. Smoking can severely damage your teeth, gums, and smile in more ways than you… Read more »

Home Care Options for Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be a serious pain . . . literally! But don’t fret: a sore tooth doesn’t have to be achy forever. There are a few lifestyle changes and things you can do at home to help the relief of your sore, hurting chompers. You can treat mild sensitivity with some products available from… Read more »

Halloween Reminders: Smile Tips

Halloween is just around the corner, which means plenty of treats and sweets to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, don’t be tricked by treats they can easily damage your teeth. Although sugar is well-known for the damage it can do to your teeth, there are other hazards to avoid this Halloween season as well. If… Read more »

Causes of Mouth Sores and Remedies to Consider

Oftentimes, mouth sores are benign and will go away on their own; however, getting to the root of why you get them can help in eliminating them – for good! At , we offer solutions for you to consider, when you contact us at . First, there are a variety of mouth sore origins, some… Read more »

Dental Bonding: What Can It Do for You?

At the dentist office of Michael D. Doty, D.D.S. we offer dental bonding for our patients in , , who have minor tooth issues. You may benefit from a dental bonding restoration if you have any of the following smile issues: — Cracked or chipped teeth in your smile. — Experiencing tooth sensitivity. — Have irregularly shaped teeth…. Read more »

How Often Should I See My Dentist?

When it comes to planning your visits to our office, you should at plan to make an appointment to see Dr. at in , every six months. But keep in mind that this is not a hard and fast rule. While you should plan on seeing us for a cleaning and exam every six months,… Read more »

Restore Broken and Damaged Smiles With CEREC® Dental Crowns

Did you know that that you can restore broken and damaged smiles with CEREC® dental crowns in as little as one day? The true beauty of CEREC crowns is their ability to be ready in as little as one office visit. CEREC dental crowns are designed to cover and conceal problematic teeth on all sides… Read more »

How the American Dental Association Works

Do you wonder how the American Dental Association works? If so, you are not alone. There are thousands of little details and facts behind the ADA, which is why our team in , , is happy to talk to you about the ADA and how it works, so you can keep your smile up-to-date with… Read more »