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Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

While general dentistry focuses on preventative care and the treatment of oral diseases, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the look and function of your smile. 

A smile makeover is a way to invest in yourself by investing in your smile and falls under the category of cosmetic dentistry.  It can be something as simple as whitening your existing teeth to a complete cosmetic makeover and everything in between like straightening your teeth.

What is a Smile Makeover?

While general dentistry focuses on preventative care and the treatment of oral diseases, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the look and function of your smile. 

A smile makeover is a way to invest in yourself by investing in your smile and falls under the category of cosmetic dentistry.  It can be something as simple as whitening your existing teeth to a complete cosmetic makeover and everything in between like straightening your teeth.

How Does Sugar Affect Your Oral Health?

It is common knowledge that sugar causes tooth decay. Sugar on its own is not the enemy, but it is what happens in our mouth after we consume too much sugar?

How to Prevent Tooth Enamel Loss?

Once your tooth enamel is damaged, it can’t be replaced. Good dental care is the best way to keep your mouth healthy.

How to Choose the Right Dentist for You?

Finding the right dentist for you and your family can be challenging. With so many options available, how do you choose a dentist that is right for you? It’s important to find a dentist that is experienced and knowledgeable. It is equally important to find a dentist that is caring and compassionate.

Dentures or dental implants? Which is best for you?

Have you lost one or more of your teeth to infection or injury? For one reason or another, many people end up losing a tooth or multiple teeth at some point in their adult lives. Missing teeth can create discomfort, embarrassment, and even social anxiety. If you have missing teeth, there are several solutions that

Do I Need a Night Guard?

Do you grind your teeth or clench your jaw at night? If so you might need a Night Guard. Many patients who suffer from a condition called Sleep Bruxism benefit from wearing a Night Guard. Bruxism is defined as the involuntary clenching and grinding of the teeth. This can happen due to stress, anxiety, frustration

How to Choose Dental Products for Your Child?

Here at Dr. Fred Blum & Associates, we know how frustrating it is to try to find the best dental products for your child. Each time you visit a dental aisle in your grocery store, you are bombarded by the endless choices for toothbrushes, mouthwash, and toothpaste.  We want to help you to make this

The difference between a dental crown and a dental implant?

We often get asked by our patients what is the difference between a dental crown and a dental implant?  Our teeth are constantly exposed to temperatures that range from freezing to near boiling, they live in an environment that is filled with bacteria, plaque, and acid, and are asked to sustain forces of 120+ pounds

Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

One in Eight Adults Have Sensitive Teeth According to the Academy of General Dentistry, that’s 40 million adults in the United States suffering from sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is painful, like a stabbing sensation from the tooth into the gums and jaw, and is usually associated with cold foods or drinks, but some also feel

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