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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Basic Information About Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a decayed or damaged tooth to restore its shape, strength, size and appearance. When it is cemented in place, a dental crown will cover all of the visible portion of the tooth. Do I... Read more »

A Simple Dental Filling Might Be Able to Treat a Small Cavity

Excess bacterial deposits that linger in the mouth can contribute to the increase of oral plaque acids. Often linked with inconsistent oral hygiene habits, the persistent acidic environment in the mouth can start to demineralize an area of tooth enamel causing a small cavity. Your routine dental checkups at the... Read more »

Eating Disorders: A Dental Health Hazard

The damaging effects of eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are many. While it is true that the most serious issues come from malnourishment and unhealthy body weight, there are serious complications of dental health. The problem is a sensitive one, and we intend to treat it seriously in... Read more »

Facts You Should Know About Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you know much about cosmetic dentistry? If not, now is the time to learn! The more you know about cosmetic dentistry, the better. Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in improving tooth and gum tissue inadequacies to give you a more beautiful smile. To tell you... Read more »

Happy Days Are Here Again With Dentures

Are you missing some of your pearly white teeth? Does it make your smile seem older than you really are? There could be a reason behind that. When you have lost all of your teeth, the muscles in your face can begin to sag. Dentures, however, can help fill out... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Clean With These Dental Care Tips

The foundation of excellent oral hygiene is brushing and flossing your teeth and visiting the dentist regularly. However, you should also take steps to help your smile stay clean between visits to the dental office. In addition to brushing and flossing, you can use mouthwash and chewing gum to help... Read more »