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Why Getting Quality Dentures is the Way to Go


If you are currently thinking about prosthetics that can help you restore your smile, you might want to consider getting quality dentures. You also have the option to go with cheaper, less-durable dentures, but when you consider the benefits and […] Continue Reading


Get A Cavity Treatment for Kids from Robert S. Sykes, DDS


We offer a cavity treatment for kids that will restore your child’s tooth, even after decay begins to occur. Cavities happen so frequently that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, has labeled them a serious infectious disease. Cavities […] Continue Reading


How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist


As an emergency dentist, Robert S. Sykes, DDS regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it is […] Continue Reading


Healthy Eating Tips From Our Dental Office


Our dental office provides preventative care to patients with the goal of helping them maintain healthy teeth and gums. We do so by cleaning teeth and removing plaque/ tartar. This allows us to help our patients avoid getting cavities or […] Continue Reading


How Can I Fix My Bad Teeth?


In a culture that puts a lot of value on bright and perfect smiles, having bad teeth can be a source of embarrassment. Issues such as misalignment, discoloration, crooked teeth, misshapen teeth, and dental stains can affect your social life […] Continue Reading


When Are Caps For Teeth Recommended?


If the statement ‘say cheese’ makes you afraid of revealing your broken or cracked choppers, then caps for teeth are an ideal solution for you. A dental cap/crown is a tooth covering that is placed on a shaved down tooth […] Continue Reading


Should I Brush or Floss my Teeth First?


People often wonder if they should brush, floss or rinse first. This is a perfectly legitimate question that plenty of dentists do not address for varying reasons. In fact, some dentists do not have an opinion as to whether the […] Continue Reading


What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is the unfortunate result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is largely due to the foods and beverages one consumes as well as one’s oral health regimen. Exposure to fluoride in toothpaste and tap water along with genetics also […] Continue Reading


5 Tips For Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth From Robert S. Sykes, DDS


Brushing and flossing should be a part of your everyday routine, that includes brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. Taking good care of your oral health is absolutely essential to your overall good health and is unquestionably […] Continue Reading


How Is TMJ Treated?


TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorder, which for the most part means that someone’s jaw is out of alignment. When a jaw is not in its proper alignment there are going to be repercussions, which can vary from mild to […] Continue Reading