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 Can Oral Hygiene Do for Me?

Oral hygiene is very important for your teeth, gums, smile and oral health, which is why our dentists strongly encourage you to keep up with oral hygiene regularly. Now, this might be a tough task if you’re not sure why oral hygiene is so important. Oral hygiene can: -Help you prevent cavities: Brushing, especially with fluoride… Read more »

The Advantages of Preventing Dental Erosion

Are you aware of the effects that dental erosion has on your smile? If dental erosion is not addressed, it can have a negative effect on your teeth and gums. It can lead to oral health problems such as cavities and tooth loss. To help ensure that acids that form in your mouth or come… Read more »

Taking Out The Wisdom Teeth – Needed or Not?

Not all patients or even dentists believe that removing the wisdom teeth is a necessary procedure, while others believe that doing it early, even before the need for orthodontic appliances, is a way to avoid issues in the future. Whatever side you come down on, here are some reasons for removal. Crowding – The main… Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile With Teeth Whitening

Our teeth go through a lot, and they often get stained along the way, which dulls their otherwise attractive white color. Does this mean we have to stand for it? Not necessarily. We offer a treatment here at that may bring back the luster to your smile. The process works with a special gel that… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Helps With Cavity Prevention

The mineral strength of your tooth enamel is an important factor in the overall health of your teeth. When chronic plaque acids from poor oral hygiene build up in your mouth it can deplete a microscopic amount of mineral density from your teeth. This problem could also be exacerbated by the frequent consumption of acidic… Read more »

The Dental Brigade and Cold and Flu Season

To prevent damage to your teeth and gums from arising, always remember to continue cleaning your mouth as needed. This is especially important if you find yourself battling an illness. During cold and flu season, your teeth can often end up vulnerable to dental damage and decay. Thus, it is important to continue to employ… Read more »