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 »

Composite Dental Filling Can Provide Moderate Cavity Repair

Each tooth in your smile performs a unique function and therefore has unique needs. For example, the pressure of chewing falls on your molars and premolars, and they need to provide durability. When back teeth develop a cavity, they often require a gold or an amalgam filling, both of which are strong fillings and can… Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Tooth Decay Detection

Although we often find ourselves in situations in which tooth decay can occur, fear not, as a visit to your dentist can be extremely helpful for minimizing the risks associated with stopping tooth decay in its tracks. Typically, tooth decay can be prevented if you are willing to take the necessary time to clean your… Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Dental Anxiety Support

Dental anxiety is a known risk of many individuals’ oral health care. Oftentimes, many individuals refuse to go to the dentist because of issues and concerns they might have. To help alleviate any of these concerns, it’s always a good idea to speak with your dentist about proper treatments. Numerous treatments exist from a myriad… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Oral Emergencies

Oral accidents and injuries can arise at any age at any time of any day. Even a single oral accident is enough to destroy decades of hard work with your oral health. Thus, it is important always have early emergency prevention plans in place to minimize risk factors associated with oral accidents. Furthermore, it’s a… Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Help Replicate the Natural Function of Your Mouth

As you grow older it’s possible for teeth to be lost to severe tooth decay or complications from chronic periodontal disease. Even the healthy teeth that remain might have compromised roots, or be at future risk for tooth loss. If you have lost a significant amount of oral bone structure to long-term periodontal disease, there… Read more »

Do You have a Cavity? Here Are the Symptoms to Look For

If you think you might have a cavity, there are symptoms you can look for to make sure. Now remember: Your dentist is the best person to detect a cavity, so the right step would be to schedule an appointment at our office. That way can treat your decay before it gets worse if you… Read more »