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 »

Rebranding Your Smile: Chewing Gum

Are you aware of the benefits that chewing gum can provide for your smile? By routinely chewing on sugarless gum after meals, you can lower your risk for plaque buildup and your likelihood of developing other oral health problems. Sugarless chewing gum is helpful for your oral health because of the production of saliva. Saliva has… Read more »

Long-Lasting Smiles Can Benefit From Tooth Replacements

If you have issues with your mouth functioning improperly due to a missing tooth, the missing tooth will need to be replaced. Whether you only have a single missing tooth or an entire row of teeth that need to be replaced, speak with our oral health care providers to ensure you received the treatments you… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Cold and Flu Season Treatments

Are you aware of the effects cold and flu season can have on your oral health? Several illnesses can not only increase your risk of other oral health risks, but they can also cause you to alter your cleaning routines, which can include a breakup of your oral health care daily habits. However, even if… Read more »

Super Smiles: Dental Crowns

Are you aware of all the benefits that come with dental crowns? Dental crowns are highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatment is known for not only providing a better aesthetic of a tooth but also to provide enhanced protection and a degree of support. Because of the support that dental crowns provide, they can be used… Read more »

A Gingival Flap Procedure Might Treat Chronic Periodontitis

If you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits or your frequently fail to attend regularly scheduled dental checkups you are at increased risk of suffering from problems with tooth decay and gum disease. As hardened tartar starts to build up near the gumline your gums can suffer from the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis. If… Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Teeth Whitening Treatments

It is well-documented that a beautiful smile can do wonders for your oral health. 96% of people believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to the opposite gender. Furthermore, an attractive smile can not only improve your social settings, but a person’s oral hygiene levels can often have an impact on their chance… Read more »