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 »

Implants or Bridges?

Having teeth replaced is a bittersweet experience. On one hand, it’s great to finally have teeth that work properly again.it can also be frustrating, though to realize how much help your oral health needs. When you get to this point, you’ll have a few different options to choose from for your new teeth. Choosing is… Read more »

Avoiding Root Canals

A root canal is probably one of the most misunderstood procedures in all of dentistry. It’s associated with pain, discomfort, and unhealthy teeth. That makes sense as to why so many people want to avoid a root canal. But do you even know what it is? So in an effort to help you become more… Read more »

Keeping Your Teeth White

Congratulations on whitening your teeth. You have a dazzling new smile that will impress everyone you meet. Now, you have to keep it that way. First of all, if you smoke or use tobacco, why not use your new smile as the perfect occasion to kick the habit? Aside from the health problems associated with… Read more »

All About Gum Disease

Here at in , , our team sees far more cases of gum disease than we’d like. It’s a surprisingly common disease, especially when you consider how easy it is to prevent gum disease. We’re dedicated to helping you avoid the worst oral health problems, and keeping your mouth in great shape. To help you… Read more »

Chronic Plaque Acids in the Mouth Can Be Linked to Poor Oral Hygiene Habits

It’s important to brush your teeth each morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss between each of your teeth and gumline at least once each day. This basic daily routine is essential for clearing away sugar residue, plaque and trapped food particles from your mouth. Inconsistent oral hygiene habits… Read more »

First-Aid Tips to Help Manage a Dental Trauma

An accidental blow to the mouth during sports or resulting from a fall in the home can sometimes damage teeth, gums and surrounding soft oral tissues. In some of these cases, enough force can be applied to knock out a tooth or cause it to fracture at the gumline. In a moment such as this,… Read more »