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 »

Basics to Build a Better Smile: Bruxism Detection

If you wish to properly care for your smile, you’ll need to assess oral health risks that you may have and make the necessary changes to keep your teeth and gums safe. If you do not routinely take care of your teeth and gums, you may slowly begin to suffer from damage that can progress… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: TMJs

Your optimum smile often consists of making sure that all aspects of your oral health are taken care of. Beyond your teeth and gums, your jawbone also plays a key role in your oral health. Within your jaw lies your temporomandibular joints, also referred to as your TMJs. Your TMJs are extremely complex and require… Read more »

If Your Dental Crown Abdicates From Your Tooth

Dental crowns can be about as sturdy as your natural teeth. Still, crowns can fall off and get lost. If you lose a crown or it just falls out, the dentist can fix things for you. Before you reach the dentist or while you wait for an appointment, you can do a few things to… Read more »

Discover The Cause of Your Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can take the joy out of your favorite drinks or treats. Most people may not realize the importance of sensitive teeth and why help is necessary at times to overcome it. That is why our team is happy to help you learn about other possible causes of sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth occur when… Read more »

Recognizing the Initial Stage of Gum Disease

When it comes to gum disease, your dental health will perform better if we diagnose the condition sooner rather than later. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, occurs in different stages and can often be reversed in its initial stages. We invite you to learn more about the first stage of gum disease–gingivitis–and how… Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Cavity Prevention

We want your holiday season to start off right this year. In order to ensure a spectacular holiday season and many more in the future, it is important to set forth a cavity prevention plan to keep your smile safe from the dangers of tooth decay and dental erosion. To help prevent cavities, consider the… Read more »