All You Need to Know About Simple and Surgical Extractions

Sometimes tooth extraction is necessary, especially when a tooth is severely decayed or damaged, when a tooth causes more harm than good, and when there isn’t enough room in the mouth. Although this is quite unfortunate, it can help the oral health in many ways. When it comes to the types of tooth extraction available,… Read more »

Checking Up on Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is one of the most prevalent conditions we treat at our office. Though a number of patients have dealt with it for years before visiting us, we’re able to make it much more workable through a bit of education and some small suggestions. Read on to find out more about dry mouth. The… Read more »

The Pledges of an ADA Dentist

Dr. Maureen Toal aims to be the finest dentist for your smile. That’s why she is a member of the American Dental Association. This is an organization that assists dentists in being the best dental professional they can possibly be. In fact, they ask dentists to make and keep certain promises every day. One promise… Read more »

The Things You Didn’t Know a Dental Cleaning Can Do for You

Your dentist, Dr. , recommends receiving a professional dental cleaning every six months, but did you know it’s about more than just preventing cavities, stopping tooth loss, and brightening your smile? Well, it’s true. In fact, there are benefits to your cleaning that you might not have ever thought about before. Our dental team is… Read more »

With Timely Restoration, a Dental Bridge Can Prevent Tooth Loss Complications

If you’ve lost a tooth to an untreated cavity or a severe dental trauma, you are certainly aware of the reduced ability to chew. If the tooth was in the front of your mouth you likely also notice changes in your smile’s appearance and the clarity of your speech. Even if you learn to accept… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Crown Can Cause Significant Complications

Dental grade porcelain, gold, and base metal alloy dental crowns are meant to rival or exceed the natural durability of tooth enamel. This allows them to effective restore a tooth that was compromised by a large cavity, dental fracture, or dental attrition. Just like your natural tooth enamel, it is sometimes possible for an extreme… Read more »

Minor Lifestyle Changes Can Help Maintain Your White Smile

Dental stains can develop on the surfaces of your teeth when you drink dark beverages or occasionally use tobacco products. At the same time, certain foods like chocolate, dark berries, and tomato sauce can also cause minor dental stains. If they are not removed by your daily oral hygiene routine, these surface stains can gradually… Read more »

Advances in Dental Health Care: The Toal™ Method

Do you ever wish there was an easier oral health care treatment plan in dentistry that uses comprehensive care treatment plans to take care of your entire mouth and your body? There is now, as Dr. and our team at have developed and implemented a system known as the Toal Method™. The Toal Method is… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry Treatments

Sedation dentistry helps patients who suffer from stress or dental anxiety to relax during their appointments. Sedation can make your visit to our office and your procedure much easier. To learn more about sedation dentistry, please read the following: – For the most powerful form of sedation, general anesthesia can be used. General anesthesia will… Read more »

Pregnancy and Dental Health

If you are pregnant, you have a lot on your mind right now, Getting ready for a new baby takes a lot of time and work. But during the time leading up to the new arrival, don’t forget to visit our dentist. It goes without saying that your body is going through changes right now,… Read more »