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... 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... 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.... 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 »