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 »

Water Flossers Can Floss Your Teeth

Did you hear of the new way to floss your teeth? If you don’t like traditional dental floss string, then water flossers may be ideal for you! Water flossers are not an alternative to brushing but can be seen as a different way to floss your teeth by avoiding the use of traditional dental string…. Read more »

Is Your Smile Affected by Bruxism?

Bruxism is a dental condition that many people don’t realize they have until this habit of tooth grinding causes significant damage. Because bruxism typically occurs during sleep, a spouse or partner may notice it first, unless you notice your teeth becoming worn down. We review some causes of tooth grinding that can develop from other… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Boost Your Smile and Self-Esteem

If your smile needs a pick-me-up and you would like to boost your self-esteem, then perhaps dental veneers are right for you. Dental veneers are a fantastic way to improve your smile and self-esteem because of the flawless results they provide. They are thin shells that are bonded to the front of your tooth, making… Read more »

The Unique Benefits of Mouthwash

Mouthwash can do more for your teeth than give you fresh breath. In fact, mouthwash has many outstanding benefits that can help your gums and teeth stay in pristine oral health. Unfortunately, mouthwash is often skipped in many oral hygiene routines. Our dentist, Dr. in , , encourages you to keep your oral hygiene habits… Read more »

Oral Care That Can Last a Lifetime

Did you know your tooth enamel is designed to last a lifetime with proper care and treatment? Will, it’s true! Without appropriate care and attention, your teeth can begin to wear down with time, which can put your smile on a path of destruction. That is why our dentist, Dr. with in , , is… Read more »

Daily Flossing Aids in Gum Disease Prevention

The spaces and contours between your teeth and along the gumline can sometimes trap plaque and food particles. If you fail to thoroughly brush your teeth every morning and night, or if you forget to floss at least once per day, bacterial deposits can start to accumulate in these areas. In a relatively brief amount… Read more »