Your Smile and Cold and Flu Season

It's important to understand all the risks associated with colds and the flu. Although you may often think about how the illness affects your overall health, you may fail to realize that an illness can negatively affect your oral health. It can leave you susceptible to several forms of dental... Read more »

Porcelain Dental Crowns

Aberrations, misshapen tooth enamel and other cosmetic imperfections with one of your teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. If you have an unappealing tooth that appears in your smile, you should consider setting up an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Dorsey W. Baker. Depending on the nature... Read more »

A Chronic Sinus Infection Might Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity Symptoms

Tooth sensitivity discomfort is often linked to problems with the mineral density of tooth enamel, or with untreated areas of tooth decay. Both of these can cause pain or a stinging sensation when you consume hot, cold, sweet, or sour things.   If your teeth are generally strong and healthy,... Read more »

Why is Brushing Important?

If you’re curious to know why brushing is important, then our dentist, Dr. Dorsey W. Baker, is happy to give you the answers you’re looking for. Brushing is very important for a successful oral health. In fact, for the top-notch smile you deserve, you need to brush twice a day... Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

In order to ensure your smile has the greatest chance of oral health care success, it is important to limit any dental damage or tooth hazards that can arise. In addition, always look for signs and symptoms that periodontal disease, also frequently known as gum disease, is not plaguing your... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Bruxism

If you are suffering from any jaw or facial pain when you wake up in the morning, it may be linked to bruxism, which is a common, yet potentially dangerous oral health condition that often arises while you sleep. If you're suffering from bruxism, you are likely to grind your... Read more »

Brushing Too Hard Can Cause Tooth Sensitivity

It’s important to brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time. But did you know brushing too hard can harm your teeth and gums? Well, it’s true. In fact, brushing too hard can cause tooth sensitivity. This is because the tough brushing can wear away the tooth... Read more »

How to Whiten Yellow Teeth and Avoid Stains in the Future

Having yellow, discolored teeth can lower your self-esteem and take the beauty away from your smile. This is quite unfortunate for many. If you’re one who suffers tooth discoloration, our dentist, Dr. Dorsey W. Baker, has some good news for you: You can whiten your yellow teeth and prevent tooth... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dorsey W. Baker, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »