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 »

Brushing Tips

Brushing your teeth needs to happen at least twice a day, but to help your oral health the most, it’s important to brush correctly. Most people forget how long brushing should take or forget part of their mouth when brushing. If done correctly, brushing can help fight cavities and keep your mouth healthy between visits… Read more »

Have You Lost Several Teeth?

Dental trauma from an accident or collision can account for about three million lost or broken teeth every year. While we strive to preserve a knocked-out tooth with dental care when possible, many times tooth loss results in the need to place a dental restoration in order to repair the damage. If you have several… Read more »

Child’s Permanent Molars and Premolars Can Be Protected by Dental Sealants

The permanent molars and premolars in your child’s mouth play will play an important role in helping them to break down the foods they eat. Preventing tooth decay on these important teeth when they are young will help them preserve their essential oral function throughout their adult life. Sometimes the biting surfaces of the back… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Dental Veneers

When you’re ready to visit your dentist for a highly effective and personalized tooth restoration treatment, you have plenty of options at your disposal. Teeth can be altered and adjusted for nearly every restoration and use you can think of. If you have a tooth that is out of position or has suffered from minor… Read more »

Plaque: The Facts You Should Know

If you’re interested in knowing all about plaque, then our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. Plaque is a dangerous substance that can harm your teeth, gums and smile. It’s best to keep it at bay as much as possible. Fortunately, knowing all about plaque can help you save your smile…. Read more »

Oral Health Recaps: Mouth Guards

Are you aware of what mouthguards are and why they are needed? If for any reason, you need a mouthguard put into place, it is important to speak with your dentist about your options. Depending on the severity of your smile, your oral health care fitness level, and the risks of dental damage, it is… Read more »