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 »

Oral Hygiene: Why You Should Attend Your Checkups

Our dentist strongly encourages you to attend your dental checkups every six months. Your dental checkups are vital if you want a top-notch oral health and smile. To help you better understand why you should attend your dental checkups, our dental team will be happy to list the reasons. Your dental checkups can help you… Read more »

Regain Your Smile with Partial Dentures after Tooth Loss

Did you know that as much as three million teeth are broken or knocked out every year due to dental trauma? While many of these teeth can be restored with immediate dental care, some can’t be helped and need to be replaced instead. If you have several missing teeth, we can provide a custom partial… Read more »

Some Simple First Aid May Be Needed While Seeking Professional Treatment for a Tongue Injury

Your tongue is arguably the most agile part of your mouth. It plays a wide variety of roles in your basic oral function. When chewing it helps move food material in your mouth to be broken down efficiently for safe swallowing. Your tongue is also used to help make a variety of sounds when you… Read more »

Learning More About Dental Sealants

One of the most effective treatments that you can receive from your dentist or not those that are intended to repair damage that has occurred, but rather those that are intended to prevent damage. This is especially true with tooth decay. Rather than waiting until your teeth are slowly being worn down and eaten through… Read more »

When a Dental Crown Takes a Leave of Absence

Dental crowns can be a nifty way of protecting a tooth that had a bad run-in with some decay or such. However, what should you do if it takes a leave of absence and ends up on the floor or even lost? As always, the dentist can help you put it back on, or get… Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Healthy/Unhealthy Foods

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with incorrectly eating or consuming the wrong products? Optimum oral health consists of more than just cleaning your mouth out daily as you also need to practice effective lifestyle habits and eat healthy foods. Furthermore, eliminate unhealthy fruits from your diet to keep your smile safe. One… Read more »