October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

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. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 might also take into account... Read more »

The Positive Outcome of Adding Fluoride to Your Smile

Today, many dental hygiene products contain fluoride as one of the ingredients, but do you know why this is the case? Dr. and our team offer an overview of the natural mineral fluoride, which enhances the teeth by nourishing them and making them stronger so that you have less risk of losing tooth enamel or… Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Tooth Decay Detection and Treatments

Are you familiar with the effects of tooth decay on your oral health? Because tooth decay is an issue with your tooth enamel slowly being worn down over time, an effective prevention plan will need to be in place to keep your teeth strong as you age. Common questions and concerns associated with the presence… Read more »

Oral Health Care Damage Control: Dental Bridges

The best smiles are complete smiles. If you have any lost or missing teeth, consider the benefits of a dental bridge, which is also known as fixed partial dentures. Dental bridges are permanent tooth prosthetics that are anchored directly into your mouth by attaching and linking to nearby or neighboring teeth. They provide a durable… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Dentures

Did you know that dentures can be crafted for more than just entire rows of teeth? Although most individuals may think of dentures as something for replacing all of their teeth, they can even be crafted for as little as one tooth to ensure even minor damage in the form of a single lost tooth… Read more »

Are You Sick? Here’s How to Care for Your Smile

The winter season is also cold and flu season. Unfortunately, while you’re sick, your smile can be in danger if you don’t take good care of it. This is why our dentist, Dr. , recommends keeping your teeth and gums in mind while you’re making trips to the bathroom and laying in bed. To care… Read more »

The Void Left by a Missing Dental Filling Needs Treatment from a Dentist

While it’s unfortunate, many dental fillings have a finite lifespan. While they are meant to last for many years, poor oral hygiene practices can contribute to a disassociation between the dental filling material land the tooth enamel it was once married to. This could potentially cause the dental filling to loosen or even fall out…. Read more »