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 »

Cavities and Fillings

The hardest substance in your body is your tooth enamel. But make no mistake, your enamel is not impregnable. Acids from the things you eat and drink can slowly eat away at your enamel, leading to cavities and tooth decay. If left untreated, tooth decay can lead to an infection in your tooth, which could… Read more »

Nutrition Tips to Help Teens Have Top-Notch Smiles

If you’re a teen who wants a top-notch oral health and smile, then our dentist, Dr. , has some tips for you. It’s very important to make smile care a priority. You should brush twice a day, floss once a day and attend your checkups every six months. You should also have a smile-friendly diet…. Read more »

The American Dental Association

Have you ever been walking down the oral health aisle at the grocery store, and see products labeled with an “ADA Seal of Approval?” Chances are, you’ve seen it more often than you’d realize. But few people know what the ADA stands for, or why their seal of approval is so important. Today, we’re going… Read more »

Learning More About Oral Emergencies

Have you ever suffered from an oral emergency before? An oral emergency is a condition in which you have suffered dental damage in some form or another. Oftentimes, it is simply an accident that you may have had very little control over. Even if you are involved in a high-risk activity and suffer dental damage,… Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Tooth Hazard Prevention

Are you familiar with all the oral health risks in your day-to-day life and are you taking any steps to protect yourself? Although we often think of oral hygiene only in terms of cleaning our teeth via brushing and flossing, it is also important to establish effective lifestyle choices to eliminate the risks of dental… Read more »

Your Finest Smile Should Include Brushing and Flossing Routines

The importance of brushing and flossing your teeth cannot be understated. Brushing and flossing are extremely important for your oral hygiene as it will help decrease your risk of tooth decay and plaque buildup in your mouth. Due to the fact that harmful debris tends to linger in your mouth after eating meals, it is… Read more »