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 »

Have You Lost a Tooth?

Having a tooth knocked out can be a traumatic experience. You can lose a tooth from a blow to the face, or from a fall or an accident. It’s natural to panic in a situation like this, but if you stay calm, you may be able to save your tooth. The first thing you should… Read more »

Say Goodbye to Bad Breath

Few things in life are easier done than said – but saying goodbye to bad breath just might be one of them. It’s incredibly simple to get rid of bad breath issues, even if they’re something you’re constantly working against. If it sounds too good to be true, don’t worry – it’s true. You can… Read more »

Healthy Habits Lead to a Beautiful Teenage Smile

Teenagers can be at risk for a variety of tooth hazards that weaken their oral health, especially since this these years are a common time to play sports, receive orthodontic treatment and have the wisdom teeth come in. We are here to help our teenage patients enjoy healthy and beautiful smiles by preventing oral damage…. Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile Without Gingivitis

How often do you inspect your mouth out for any signs of damage? Although we often wait until we start to feel damage before we actually go in for treatments, it is a good idea to visually inspect your teeth and gums to see if any abnormal or irregular signs are present. An early stage… Read more »

The Damage Daily Habits Can Have on Your Teeth

Did you know you could be causing daily damage to your teeth and not realize it? In fact, many people have regular habits in their life that can lead to dangerous oral health conditions like tooth loss, gum disease, or even oral cancer. That is why thinking about the habits in your life might help… Read more »

Oral Health Support: Dental Floss

Even though brushing is highly effective for washing away plaque buildup, your toothbrush bristles cannot clean between your teeth. To reach these areas, you can use dental floss. When it comes to choosing the type of flos you use, you do have options between using a threaded floss or a water flosser, which uses a… Read more »