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 »

Dental Restoration: The Benefits of Gold

If you’re in the market for a dental restoration, you may want to consider the benefits of getting a gold tooth. These days, many dentist’s material of choice is porcelain because of its convenience and the fact that it closely resembles the natural tooth. With the invention of 3D scanning and printing, dentists can offer… Read more »

What to Eat and Not to Eat to Keep Your Teeth White

If you choose to whiten your teeth, you will need to take steps to make sure they remain dazzling. There are toothpastes and rinses that can help, and you should make sure to brush your teeth twice a day and floss them once a day. There are foods you should avoid to keep your teeth… Read more »

An Implant Supported Dental Bridge Can Help Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

Severe periodontal disease, dental trauma and untreated cavities can sometimes result in the loss of multiple teeth in one area of your mouth. Individuals struggling with this level of tooth loss typically experience decreased oral function as well as changes in the appearance of their mouth. If the missing teeth were located in the front… Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Halitosis Treatments and Prevention

Keeping your oral health in check includes making sure that you are mindful of any signs and symptoms of underlying problems. If for example, you’re suffering from halitosis, which is also known as bad breath, it is important to not only take steps to treat bad breath but also determine if it is an indication… Read more »

Preventing and Treating Oral Health Problems Calls for Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkups

Problems with gum disease, tooth and oral cancer are always a serious cause concern. Not only can these oral health conditions cause discomfort they can lead to increased complications that could hamper your overall quality of life. Preventing cavities and gum disease starts with brushing your teeth each morning with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated… Read more »

Smile Wide with Mouth Jewelry Prevention

Did you know that lip and tongue rings can be a cause of several health risks to your smile? As there are several risks associated with any form of mouth jewelry that you may have present, it may be a good idea to assess whether or not the possibility of damage is worth applying the… Read more »