Sugarless Gum 101

Are you planning on treating yourself to additional sweets for the holiday season? If so, remember to be extra careful with snacks that can chip or crack your teeth, such as jumbo candy canes, peppermint bark, or peanut brittle, and popcorn balls with popcorn kernels. However, you can safely enjoy sugarless gum. Sugarless gum has been shown… Read more »

Are Root Canals Ever Necessary?

Root canals are often the stuff of dental nightmares. No one seems to ever want one, and even if you’ve never had one done you likely know someone who has. Yet for all the fear surrounding root canals, very few people actually know why they’re used and what the process entails. To help clear the… Read more »

Keeping Your Dentures in Mint Condition

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Don’t Sleep with Your Dentures Do not sleep with your dentures in place unless Drs. Borgmeyer and Borgmeyer advise you to do so. Our dentists may… Read more »

It’s Never Too Late to Get a Dental Crown

As we all may inevitably find ourselves stressing over last-minute shopping, our oral health needs continue to follow a different standard. It’s never too late to get a dental crown. Thanks to amazing advances in computer technology and the pristine craftsmanship of the skilled dentists here at , in as little as one day you… Read more »

The 5 Halloween Treats to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Smile

Our team cares about you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums this Halloween. If you don’t, the sugary treats available could attack your smile and cause dental issues, and no one wants that this holiday season. So, to help you keep your smile… Read more »

How Sleep Apnea Can Affect You

You probably know that going to bed early and still waking up exhausted tends to happen to everyone, but did you know that if this happens to you consistently, you could be suffering from sleep apnea? Sadly, if you have sleep apnea you could have to cope with a number of serious issues. You see,… Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs to Be Examined and Repaired to Prevent Serious Complications

When Drs. initially installed your dental crown in , , it was designed to be durable and functional for a long period of time. Unfortunately, there are times when something like a blow to the face or gum disease can compromise the cement that anchors the crown or damage the abutment. If your crown falls… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Can Often Be Completely Replaced by a Bridge

It’s not unheard of for a hard fall or a blow to the face to knock out one or more of your teeth. Sometimes, if a tooth is knocked out cleanly, our dentists may be able to implant it back into the socket. The vast majority of the time fragments of the tooth remain in the socket… Read more »

Facts About Acid Reflux and Your Teeth

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is more commonly known as acid reflux disease, can cause more problems than simply upsetting your stomach. In fact, did you know that acid reflux can actually hurt your oral health? Sadly, GERD (the abbreviation for acid reflux) causes stomach acid to back up into your esophagus and sometimes into your… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Nightly Brushing

Usually, it’s fairly easy to brush your teeth as a part of your morning routine, but did you know that many people forget to brush their teeth right before they go to bed? As you can probably guess, this can lead to a number of negative consequences. If you don’t brush at night, your mouth… Read more »