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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Coping With a Cracked Tooth

Do you have a cracked tooth? If you answered “no”, don’t be so sure. In many cases, the dental damage is easy to see. If you break a tooth, or if you have one knocked out, the damage will be pretty hard to miss. But a tooth can be cracked... Read more »

Symptoms of Oral Cancer to Be Aware Of

Our dentist and team would like to provide some helpful information about oral cancer and encourage you to come in for an oral cancer screening, as April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. At our office, oral cancer screenings are performed during routine dental appointments. What is oral cancer? Oral cancer... Read more »

How to Avoid Gingivitis

Have you ever heard of gingivitis? Not everyone is familiar with it, but it’s something that you definitely want to avoid. In fact, if you took a look at your toothpaste tube, there’s likely some information on it about it preventing gingivitis. So what is it, and why do you... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Bonding

If there are any reasons you are unhappy with your smile, it can be corrected with cosmetic dentistry treatments. Cosmetic dentistry is designed to drastically improve the visual appearance of your smile. However, in some cases, restoration treatments can be used to not only improve the look of your smile... Read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Mouth Requires Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkups

Your daily routine of brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to floss once per day represents an essential step in preventing cavities and periodontal health problems. Of course, this alone cannot fully prevent oral health maladies from befalling you. The American Dental Association also recommends... Read more »

Align Your Oral Health Care Goals with Water Flossers

If you are in need of a highly effective interdental tool that can be used to clean in between your teeth, there are other options besides threaded dental floss. In many situations, interdental cleaning tools such as water flossers can prove to be highly effective as they can use beams... Read more »

Super Smile Treatments: Tooth Replacements

Several oral health risks are associated with missing teeth. Besides the obvious issue of causing a downturn in your smile and a sunken in facial structure, missing teeth can also make you look older. To help reverse this, any teeth that you do have that are missing will need to... Read more »