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 Keys to a Great Smile: Sleep Apnea Prevention and Treatments

Are you familiar with the effects of sleep apnea and treatments that can be administered? If you have sleep apnea, it means that you have interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep. This may be the result of a blocked airflow or interrupted brain signals sent to your breathing muscles in... Read more »

There Are Simple Things That Can Help Augment Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Maintaining good oral health starts with an effective oral hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush helps to clear away residual food material and plaque from the faces and contours of your teeth. Flossing once per day also helps remove bacterial... Read more »

Children Need Dental Checkups Too

Are you taking care of your child’s oral health? Did you know, your child might be exposed to sugars that could be threatening their oral health? Your child’s baby teeth are necessary to care for because they affect the permanent teeth and gums. That is one of the many reasons... Read more »

How to Recognize Symptoms of Dental Filling Failure

Our dentist may recommend dental fillings if you are suffering from a small or moderate cavity and need to have the tooth repaired. While the placement process for dental fillings involves hardening the filling and cementing it to the tooth using a dental adhesive, the passage of time can still... Read more »

Who is a Candidate for a Dental Bridge?

If your smile has lost a tooth or two, you could be at risk for many oral health concerns that could affect the quality of your smile. The loss of a tooth from a trauma or disease leaves space for the surrounding teeth to shift and lead to unwanted issues... Read more »

Are Cavities Preventing You From Having the Smile You Want?

Cavities occur when your teeth develop tooth decay, a very risky oral health condition that is caused by poor oral health, especially if you have a carb-rich diet or don’t receive dental checkups. If a cavity is affecting your smile, we invite you to seek dental treatment right away. Children... Read more »