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 »

Could Your Child Benefit From Pulp Therapy?

If your child has sustained a dental injury, he or she may need pulp therapy for the affected teeth. This could be especially true if he or she has discomfort in the tooth without an obvious cause, is sensitive to temperature changes, or if the tooth is broken and the pulp is exposed. We would… Read more »

Treatments for Gum Recession

Gum recession is when your gums are irritated enough that they start to move away from the base of the teeth. This exposes the tooth roots, makes the teeth look longer and causes tooth sensitivity. Many causes of gum recession include gum disease, vigorous brushing, overuse of whitening treatments and more. Fortunately, there are many… Read more »

Information on Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Extraction

In many cases, removing your wisdom teeth is a wise decision. Your wisdom teeth are the last of your teeth to grow in, and in most cases, there is not enough room for them to grow in and develop properly. Removing them can improve your oral health and prevent damage to your teeth in the… Read more »

Oral Health Damage Control: Preventing Dental Damage

Building a better smile includes being aware of potential dental damage and knowing what you can do to help prevent it. Dental damage arises in various forms, including oral accidents and injuries, but all dental damage can severely disrupt your oral health. Even a single blow to your face can destroy years of hard work… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Oral Cancer Screenings

Do you have any abnormal or irregular signs in your mouth that continue to occur despite trying to treat them as best as possible? Have you noticed anything irregular about your jaw or face that tends to stand out? If so, it could be a sign of deadly diseases such as oral cancer. To help… Read more »

The Benefits of Fluoride

Do you ever wonder why your , Dr. , recommends the use of fluoride? If so, our dental team is happy to give you the answers you’re looking for. Fluoride is a helpful mineral that can benefit you in many ways. To elaborate, we would be happy to list the benefits of fluoride, which are:… Read more »