How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Extensive Tooth Loss May Require Denture Placement

It can be difficult to maintain excellent oral health and a smile that you love if you have suffered extensive tooth loss following disease or trauma. We are pleased to provide partial and full dentures to help you have a beautiful smile following moderate or severe tooth loss. We are happy to help you arrange… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: The Facts You Should Know

If you want a stunning and attractive smile, then you should consider cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in treating tooth and oral tissue imperfections to improve the appearance of your smile. To tell you more about cosmetic dentistry in , , our dentist, Dr. , would like to share… Read more »

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 »