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 »

Why Should I Rinse My Mouth?

If you ever wonder why our dentist recommends rinsing your mouth with mouthwash every day, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dental team is happy to give you some answers. The more you know about rinsing, the better chance you’ll make it a priority. Rinsing with mouthwash can help you, your… Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Might Help Mitigate Dry Mouth Problems

After you eat a meal or a snack your mouth continues to keep producing saliva to help loosen food particles. Individuals dealing with chronic dry mouth issues are thus at increased risk of tooth decay and gum disease resulting from leftover food particles in the mouth. If the cause of chronic dry mouth cannot be… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Crown Needs Timely Treatment

A simple dental crown is often used to treat a tooth with an enamel layer that has been significantly affected by tooth decay or a large dental fracture. The dental work will be created from special materials such as porcelain or a metallic alloy that rivals the strength of natural tooth enamel. While your new… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Floss

Are you effectively cleaning between your teeth on a daily basis? If you are not, you will need to start using dental floss or a similar interdental cleaning tool to make sure that your teeth are adequately cleaned on all sides including between them. This is important to avoid plaque buildup. Plaque is a thin… Read more »

Tooth Enamel Facts

Your tooth enamel is an essential part of your smile. Little did you know, it helps you in many ways. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to teach you all about tooth enamel so you can better understand your smile. To teach you, would like to share some tooth enamel facts. Those facts are: -Tooth… Read more »

Oral Health Recaps: Dentures

When assessing your oral health care, it is important to seek out any ailments or downturns in your oral health that you may be suffering from and look for new ways to improve your teeth and gums. Furthermore, it is essential to make sure that you have a complete smile. Even a missing tooth in… Read more »