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 »

The Advantages of Gingivitis Prevention

Are you aware of common signs and symptoms of any abnormalities with your gums? If you noticed that your gums are looking irregular or they feel tender to the touch, it could be a sign of ongoing oral health conditions such as gum disease. Gum disease, also frequently referred to as periodontal disease, is a… Read more »

What to Do when You Can’t Brush

We’ve all been there. Maybe you are camping, hiking, or at a concert, or maybe you are at your desk at work. You’ve had a snack or lunch, or maybe you just have that feeling of an unclean mouth. You want to brush, but you can’t. So, what are your options? Usually someone will have… Read more »

Smile Wide with Dental Bridges

If you have recently suffered any form of dental damage, it is important to understand the risk factors associated with not having them treated properly. However, if you have suffered any lost teeth, you will need to completely repair your smile by replacing a lost tooth with a tooth replacement treatment such as dental bridges…. Read more »

Drinking More Water Can Improve Your Smile

Your teeth are responsible for many functions in your body, including speech, eating and smiling when you’re happy. Keeping your teeth in good health includes brushing and flossing your teeth each day. If you are looking to improve your smile, we invite you to start drinking more water to care for and clean your teeth…. Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Mouthwash

If you are routinely suffering from poor oral hygiene even if you brushing and flossing on a daily basis, you may need to improve your smile by adding more oral health care treatments and products to your dental hygiene routine. One highly effective method for cleaning out your mouth is by using mouthwash. Mouthwash not… Read more »

Foods Your Teeth Fear

Growing up, you may remember being told to eat your fruits and vegetables to get big and strong. You need to drink lots of milk if you want to have strong bones. Food definitely plays a large part in how our body grows and develops. But do you know the kinds of foods that lead… Read more »