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.... 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... Read more »

The Warnings to Look for to Oral Cancer

There are many hazard signs to look for regarding oral cancer. Oral cancer is a threat to your oral health and could be life-threatening, especially when ignored. Did you know, part of your dentist visit checkup every six months includes a free oral cancer screening? That is why keeping up... Read more »

The Right Toothpaste for You

Toothpaste may seem unimportant, but the right toothpaste for you makes a big difference in your life. Obviously, any toothpaste is good for you (except the ones with sugar to sweeten them) and your teeth. The best kind of toothpaste will really improve your oral health. How is that possible,... Read more »

Different Materials Can Be Used for Constructing a Dental Crown

When a tooth’s enamel layer is compromised by a dental fracture or a large cavity it can cause discomfort and sensitivity. In many of these cases the patient also experiencing a decrease in basic oral function and might also notice a cosmetic change in their smile. In many of these... Read more »

Content Smiles: Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are one of the most important tools you have at your disposal to protect your teeth. Although there are some activities that you can use to provide additional oral health care, additional layers of protection may still be required to keep your smile safe. This is because it... Read more »

Achievements in Dentistry: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Are you prepared to treat plaque as it develops? Plaque buildup is one of the key causes of oral health failure, so it is important to make sure you always rinse out your mouth on a daily basis to ensure that plaque buildup cannot occur. If plaque buildup remains unhindered,... Read more »

A Failing Dental Filling Needs Professional Treatment

Common dental filling materials include composite resin, metal amalgam, gold alloy and special dental grade porcelain. They are often secured to a tooth’s enamel layer to treat a physical defect or small area of tooth decay. If you struggle to maintain consistent oral hygiene habits, the demineralization effect on your... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Provide You with a More Attractive Smile

The appearance of your teeth can play an important role in your self-confidence. After all, your smile is the first thing that many people notice about you, and your smile and expressions are your strongest forms of nonverbal communication.  If you have stains on your teeth or other minor cosmetic... Read more »

A Word About GERD

Chronic acid indigestion and acid reflux can have damaging effects on your dental health. If you taste acid backflow or have heartburn more than 2x per week, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD—and it can dissolve your tooth enamel. GERD becomes an issue when the door of muscle... Read more »