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 »

How to Have a Healthy Mouth This Spring

If you want a strong and healthy mouth this spring, then it’s important to clean and care for your teeth and gums regularly. Doing so can help you prevent tooth decay and gum disease and it can even help you reach your smile and oral health goals. So, our dentist, Dr. , would like to… Read more »

Tips for Safe Teeth Whitening at Home

Many patients are suspicious of “teeth whitener” products, in particular do-it-yourself teeth whitening, because of the risk of gum tissue and tooth enamel damage. Many people are suspicious about the safety and legitimacy of, and for good reason. If you are interested in trying at-home teeth whitening, we offer insight on choosing products that are… Read more »

Making Happy Smiles With Tooth Replacements

Did you know that there are several options that can help keep your smile safe, even if you should experience an oral accident and injury? If you should ever lose a tooth, whether by dental damage or a needed tooth extraction, you do have options to replace it. A tooth can seamlessly be replaced with… Read more »

Oral Care Tips for a Cleaner Dental Implant

Though dental implants are meant to be long lasting, they require daily care to ensure they remain in good shape and don’t become compromised. We are happy to answer any questions you have about caring for dental implants, and we offer these quick tips for general daily care: – Brushing your teeth: Brush with a… Read more »

Reassess Your Oral Health with Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

To keep your smile safe, it is always important to analyze all aspects of your oral health care and improve any areas that may be suffering. In several instances, symptoms may arise to let you know of issues that have developed in your teeth and gums. One particularly common symptom is recurring jaw and facial… Read more »

Options for Dealing with Lost Tooth Enamel

The loss of a tooth or the natural processes of aging can sometimes change the structure of your mouth and the positions of your teeth. In time, this can cause minor deviations in your bite pattern. As the months and years tick by, the surface of one misaligned tooth can start to wear and grind… Read more »