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 »

A Guide to Oral Hygiene

Your oral hygiene is one of the most important aspects of your overall wellness. Without it, you can’t have great systemic health. Your mouth is the gateway to great overall health. But we know it’s not always easy to keep up with your oral health. With all of that in mind, you need to follow… Read more »

Teeth Whitening 101

A smile says a lot about a person. In fact, a smile is one of the first things people will notice about you when they meet you for the first time. So it stands to reason that you’d want to craft an incredible, dazzling smile, right? If you said yes, you’re thinking like quite a… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Veneers

Dental veneers are a great way to make minor improvements to your teeth. Veneers can fix problems with chips, stains and spacing. Remember that because your dentist needs to remove some of the enamel from your teeth, the process is irreversible, so you will need to take some steps to make sure that your veneers… Read more »

Signs That Indicate You Should See Your Dentist

Regular, routine dental checkups and cleanings are vital to achieving excellent oral health. Why? These visits not only help keep problems from arising, like tooth decay or gum disease, but they also allow problems to be treated while they are least invasively and least costly to resolve. In addition, there are signs that may indicate… Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Improve Your Oral Health and the Appearance of Your Smile

Did you know, a small dental crown can be used to improve your oral health and the appearance of your smile? It’s true! Having a beautiful smile in many cases can be made a reality through the use of a dental crown. Dental crowns also have the power to restore your oral health too. Dr…. Read more »

Don’t Let Cavities Take Your Child’s Molars

To keep out cavities, you want to brush and floss your teeth daily. But there are times when you can’t get all the debris out of the fissures and grooves of your teeth, especially the ones in the back of the mouth that are harder to reach. These molars, used for chewing the bulk of… Read more »