Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Crowns

Not all dental crowns need to be used for damaged teeth. Sometimes, a tooth may not be facing the right direction or it is slightly discolored. Rather than pulling the entire tooth out, a dental crown can be used to conceal it and present a better version for your smile.... Read more »

The Need for Regular Checkups

Do you long for a healthy, beautiful smile that turns heads whenever you walk into a room? Are you hoping to dazzle everyone you meet with a set of pearly whites that everyone will talk about after a job interview, party, or date? If so, then you need to do... Read more »

Be Prepared for a Tooth Emergency

At Oak Dental Associates, Dr. Chris Pallotto & Eric Osmolinski and our team have seen firsthand how unexpectedly dental emergencies can arise. As we strive to help you with all of your oral care needs, we want to review three possible dental emergencies that can crop up so that you... Read more »

Bruxism and the Process of Grinding Your Teeth

Bruxism is the process of grinding your teeth, often unconsciously. At times those who suffer from bruxism will clench their teeth together during the daytime, often unconsciously, or clench and grind them at night while they sleep. In most cases, bruxism may not require treatment, unless other symptoms have presented... Read more »

Craft a Better Smile for the New Year with Dental Crowns

As the year comes to an end, now is the perfect time to consider what you can do to benefit your oral health care for next year. Craft a better smile for the new year with dental crowns. Dental crowns are a wonderful procedure offered at Oak Dental Associates wherein... Read more »

A Tooth Suffering a Large Cavity Might Need a Crown

When a cavity forms on one of your teeth and it goes untreated, it will inevitably spread. In time, the tooth decay can compromise so much tooth enamel that your dentists, Drs. Pallotto and Osmolinski, might not be able to repair it with a dental filling. In a case like... Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Crowns

Is your smile being marred by an unsightly tooth? Have you practiced safe and effective oral hygiene only to have your mouth afflicted by a bad tooth? If so, you may not have to have the broken or damaged tooth removed, but instead have it fitted with a dental crown.... Read more »

The Curious Case of Mouthwash

Mouthwash can be a polarizing topic in the dental community as to what exactly its benefits can be. Some mouthwashes are much more effective than others, but none can replace the need for brushing and flossing. So the important question is what exactly mouthwash can do for you, and which... Read more »

Professional Teeth Cleanings

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at Oak Dental Associates. The appointment starts with a thorough dental... Read more »