Sports Drinks and Your Teeth

Sports drinks may be popular among your peers, but drinking them regularly can negatively affect your teeth. They can lead to cavities and erosion of your enamel. We will explain how this happens and what you can drink instead. The problems are that sports drinks have a lot of sugar and a high acid content. Also, when you become dehydrated,... read more »

A Composite Filling Can Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity in Your Smile

A smile marred by tooth decay can affect the way you feel about your appearance. Fortunately, if you seek timely dental care at Open Door Family Dentistry, you can have the tooth treated and your smile's appearance restored. Sometimes Dr. Ryan Bailey can repair a small cavity with a composite filling. The process starts with your dentist examining and X-raying... read more »

Reasons to Get a Dental Crown

Does your smile need a pick-me-up? Is it suffering from numerous cracks, chips, or stains so deep in the enamel that you can’t erase them via whitening? If so, then it’s time you come in to pay our team here at Open Door Family Dentistry a visit. Dental crowns can do a lot for your self-confidence by fixing visual issues... read more »

Cracked Tooth: A Few Facts

Have you ever bitten into one of your favorite foods and heard a crack? As you probably know, this can be an extremely unpleasant experience. Often people feel that they can wait to have this problem addressed, but we recommend looking for treatment immediately. A cracked tooth could be caused by a cavity. If this is the case, you’ll probably have... read more »