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 »

Dental Bridges Can Help You Maintain the Look of Your Face

While it sounds far-fetched, dental bridges can help your face retain its appearance when teeth go missing. Our teeth affect more than just the look of our smiles. When one or more goes missing, changes in our mouths and even our faces can come because of their absence. Our facial muscles need the teeth to… Read more »

Helping You Floss With Braces

Do you struggle with your dental health because your braces get in the way when you try to floss? You are not the only person to have had this exasperation, but we would like to try and help ease it a little for you with a few tips and tricks. Stores that sell dental hygiene… Read more »

You Should Not Delay in Seeking Treatment for a Toothache

Each of your teeth is clad in a durable mineral substance known as tooth enamel, which provides you with the basic ability to bite and chew the foods you consume. It also helps to protect the sensitive internal structures of your teeth. If a single tooth suffers from an untreated cavity or a significant dental… Read more »

Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day

Brushing your teeth twice a day helps prevent tooth erosion. If you neglect your teeth each day, you could be encouraging cavities and gum disease to take hold of your oral health. To help you understand the importance of brushing each day, our dental team has exciting news for you! Our dentist, Dr. with in… Read more »

Tips for Choosing the Best Toothbrush for Your Smile

Oral hygiene is vital for a top-notch oral health, which means brushing is very important for your teeth, gums and smile. Unfortunately, brushing isn’t very effective if you have the wrong tools. So, our dentist, Dr. , would like to help you use the right tool for your smile by telling you how to choose… Read more »

Using Sugarless Gum for Good Oral Health Care

Are you aware of the oral health benefits that chewing sugarless gum can provide? Chewing gum is often viewed as a tool that can damage your jaw, but the truth is it can actually be highly beneficial if used correctly. Studies have shown that by chewing sugarless gum for a period of up to 20… Read more »