Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Amalgam Fillings: The Way to a Restored Tooth and Improved Oral Health

Do you have a damaged or decayed tooth that’s affecting your oral health and smile? If so, it’s time to call our office and schedule an appointment. Our dentist, Dr. Spencer Shelley, is happy to offer many dental restorations that can help you restore full health and function in your... Read more »

Mouthguards Can Prevent Dental Damage

Mouthguards are commonly used to prevent damage to your teeth while playing sports or participating in fun, outdoor activities such as biking or skating. Mouthguards have been proven to be helpful when it comes to protecting your teeth against sudden accidents that may occur. To help you understand more about... Read more »

What Is the Follow-Up Care for Dental Contouring?

The process of cosmetic dental contouring is professionally removing some tooth enamel from a tooth that has been chipped, fractured, or cracked to help improve the appearance of your smile before it develops dental problems. Following a dental contouring procedure, we may need to provide some follow-up care to keep... Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Dental Bridges

  When taking the time to improve your oral health, it’s always important to make sure all teeth are clean, undamaged, properly restored, and accounted for. This means that if you have missing or lost teeth, they need to be filled in as soon as possible. Missing or lost teeth... Read more »

The Discreet Benefits of ClearCorrect

Our dentist is pleased to provide you with ClearCorrect clear aligners to help you achieve a more aesthetic smile without subjecting you to limitations and appearance of metal braces. We invite you to learn more about the benefits of ClearCorrect and how this braces system can help you achieve a... Read more »

Upgrade Your Damaged Tooth With a Dental Crown

If your teeth have suffered any damage and need to be restored or have become so stained and badly discolored that whitening treatment is not enough, we can improve your tooth with a dental crown. Spencer Shelley, DDS offers custom-made dental crowns to help you upgrade a damaged tooth. A... Read more »

Dental X-Rays: A Diagnostic Tool

When you come in for your regular dental cleaning and exam, Dr. Spencer Shelley may recommend that you have dental X-rays taken. This is because a visual exam cannot spot everything. There are areas in the mouth, like between the teeth, that the naked eye can’t see. Dental X-rays are... Read more »

Got Dental Sealant Questions? We’re Happy to Help

Dental sealants are an optional treatment that can help you (or your child) keep your smile in tip-top shape. If you are interested in knowing more about dental sealants, or if you have questions about them, our dentist, Dr. Spencer Shelley, and dental team are happy to help you by... Read more »