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 »

What Are the Different Types of Dental Bridges?

Of the types of dental bridges that exist, there are about three main choices. They all have a common purpose, which is to replace one or more missing teeth for you. Each is useful in certain situations. First up is traditional bridges. They are built with a pontic that is attached to two dental crowns…. Read more »

Maximizing Your Smile With Tooth Decay Detection

How often do you find yourself with issues associated with tooth decay? If you routinely notice that your teeth are wearing down over time, it could be an issue with your oral health care. To prevent tooth decay, analyze all aspects of your life and cleaning repertoire to determine what you can do to help… Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Dental Anxiety Support

Quite commonly, dental anxiety symptoms pop up in both children and adults alike. Although we often associate it with children, numerous adults are still concerned about visiting the dentist office and receiving any kind of oral health care treatment. Many people are often very highly protective of their mouths and are uncomfortable with what feels… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

Preventing bad breath often requires numerous treatments. This is because it is difficult to determine the exact cause of your bad breath. Because of the numerous causes of bad breath that can occur, even some that are underlying deep within your body, you should practice prevention and treatment techniques to help keep your smile clean…. Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile While You’re Sick

Did you know that your teeth and gums can be in danger while you’re sick? Well, it’s true, unfortunately. This is why your dentist, Dr. , strongly recommends keeping your smile in mind while you go through boxes of tissues, make trips to the bathroom, and lay in bed. To help you, encourages you to… Read more »

Keep Your Tooth Health Through the Holidays

The holiday season seems to have snuck up on us. They were just here, last year! But, here we are. And along with those holidays comes lots of party food, and lots of opportunities for tooth decay and oral emergencies. Avoid the intrusion on your holidays by following a few holiday health care tips. Remember… Read more »