Reasons to have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your wisdom teeth are essentially molars from a time when our ancestors survived on a diet of crunchy foods and roots. Most people have four wisdom teeth. However, it is not uncommon for some people to have as many as six, while at the same time, some people never develop wisdom teeth at all. Wisdom teeth usually start to emerge... read more »

Keeping Your New Bridge in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The new bridge fitted by Dr. Spear effectively restores the full function, structure and appearance of a missing tooth. Even though your new bridge is not subject to tooth decay, it will still need to be cleaned and maintained in your daily oral hygiene routine. Hardened tartar from residual food particles and plaque buildup will greatly increase your chances of... read more »

Cleaning Your New Crown in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new crown represents a serious investment in restoring the appearance and function of a tooth that was severely fractured, or suffered extensive tooth decay. Even though the material your new crown is made from not subject to tooth decay, it will still need attention in your daily oral hygiene routine. Residual food particles and bacteria in your mouth can... read more »