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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Support Your Smile With Tooth Restorations

Are you exhibiting any forms of dental damage and wish to apply a tooth restoration treatment? If so, it is important to know about some of the common options at your disposal. Depending on your form of damage or risks that may occur in the future, tooth restorations and repairs including dental crowns, dental fillings,… Read more »

Take Control of Your Smile With Tooth Decay Prevention and Treatments

Are you taking any extra precautions to lower your risk of tooth decay? Typically, tooth decay is the result of dental erosion associated with acids that have been formed due to a buildup of plaque in your mouth. Plaque buildup is a sticky film of bacteria that can harden on your teeth and turn into… Read more »

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are excellent replacements for missing teeth. They not only replace the crown of the tooth but also the root of the tooth with a titanium post that is placed directly into the jawbone. You jawbone grows around the post. This helps the implant remain firm and increases the strength of your jaw. Your… Read more »

Understanding Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

In order to make sure you’re taking the necessary time to improve your smile and all aspects of your oral health,be sure take a close look at diet. Several foods and drinks can put you at an increased risk for issues such as dental erosion, discoloration and chips and cracks in your teeth. To help… Read more »

The Symptoms of Gum Disease in Your Smile

Gum disease could be lurking your smile. Most people who have gum disease don’t recognize they have it until they lose a tooth or suffer other complicated oral health problems gum disease can cause. To help you identify the signs or symptoms of gum disease, your , Dr. with in , , has provided you… Read more »