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 »

The Warning Sign of Halitosis

Do you know about the warning signs of halitosis? If not, that’s OK because we can help you! If you have bad breath that won’t seem to go away, then you need to see your dentist as soon as possible. That is because halitosis could be a warning sign something is very wrong with your… Read more »

How To Have Healthy Teeth Without Brushing

The answer is… You can’t. The fact of the matter is, if you never brush your teeth you will most certainly end up with cavities, gum disease, and tooth loss. But believe it or not, there was a time in the ancient past when people could get away with neglecting their oral hygiene and not… Read more »

The Dental Basics: Your Diet

Have you ever created a diet plan for your oral health? Although many individuals think of their diet in terms of how it affects their physical appearance, it’s also a good idea to think about the products you are consume and how they could potentially affect your teeth and gums. Not surprisingly, most products that… Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Composite Dental Fillings

Highly effective composite dental fillings are available for individuals who are seeking tooth restoration treatments for cavities. Cavities arise due to holes in your tooth enamel often caused by dental erosion. To help treat cavities, the placement of a composite filling will be used to remove the decayed material and help prevent further erosion from… Read more »

Protection from Disease at the Dentist

When you see a healthcare professional, whether, for a check-up or more intensive procedure, you don’t expect to come out with a new sickness or infection. Your dentist takes your care seriously and strives to keep his facility, employees and himself clean from any transmittable diseases. Protection From Infection is the Law Any profession that… Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Bruxism

The steps to building a better smile often begin with bruxism prevention. However, you may already be suffering from bruxism and not even know it yet. Thus, it is important to look for any signs or indications to determine if you are chewing or grinding your teeth while you sleep. Common symptoms of bruxism include… Read more »