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 »

The Answers to Questions About Oral Hygiene With Braces

Do you have questions about oral hygiene with braces? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to give you the answers you need. It’s very important to know all about oral hygiene with braces because oral hygiene can help you maintain a top-notch orthodontic appliance and it can help you have a more successful… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Cavity Prevention

Do you know what a cavity is? A cavity arises due to a hole in your tooth enamel. Oftentimes, cavities are the product of acids chewing through your tooth enamel until the point a hole forms. To help prevent cavities from arising, always establish effective cleaning routines and have a healthy diet in place that… Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Bruxism

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, could be threatening your teeth while you sleep. In fact, many people grind their teeth at night, which many believed is linked to stress. In some cases, changing a pillow or using a night guard can help with this condition. Unfortunately, many people do not know they are experiencing… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Dental Anxiety

If you find yourself constantly suffering from dental anxiety, it means that underlying stresses and fears will need to be dealt with. There are several forms of treatments that can help alleviate concerns and worries that often arise with dental anxiety. However, always be sure to let your dentist know about any concerns or worries… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Require First-Aid Until You Can See the Dentist

When you suffer a blow to the mouth from an accident or a sports injury, the damage to soft oral tissues and teeth can range in severity. In such cases, some basic dental first-aid will help manage your discomfort, while you are waiting for emergency treatment from Dr. at . You can clear any debris… Read more »

Flossing for Success in 2018

We all know that brushing teeth is the foundation for good oral hygiene. But do you put equal focus on flossing? Flossing should be brushing’s lifelong companion. It serves similar purposes to brushing, as it removes plaque and food particles. However, flossing removes them from places your brush cannot reach–the spaces in between your teeth…. Read more »