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 »

Hazards to Your Smile

Are you keeping your smile and teeth safe? Did you know, many everyday things can break or damage a tooth? Yes, it’s true! Part of keeping your oral health in tip-top shape includes keeping them safe from hazards that could threaten your oral health. Our , Dr. , cares about your oral health. That is… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Crown Needs Professional Treatment

Dental crowns are commonly used to address large areas of compromised tooth enamel or significant cases of tooth decay. They are painstakingly constructed from durable materials that are intended to rival the hardness of natural tooth enamel. However, there are still some forces that can chip or fracture a dental crown. Many of these instances… Read more »

A Loose Spacer Needs to Be Addressed

Traditional braces are made up of a series of brackets, wires, spacers and other components. These elements are integrated together to create a system that can correct your misaligned teeth. Once they have been installed into your mouth, you will need to return to see our to have your braces adjusted. Each of these appointments… Read more »

Super Smiles: Dental Sealants

How confident are you in your oral health care? Do you feel that your smile is safe simply by brushing and flossing each day? In several cases, this is true as you will do a good job of cleaning out your mouth. However, you may be extra vulnerable and susceptible to further forms of dental… Read more »

Learn More About Cavity Prevention

Depending on the risks in your diet, your life and your brushing and flossing habits, you may find yourself at an increased risk for toothaches and dental erosion. To help prevent cavities, you need to maintain an effective dental hygiene routine and good nutrition. The first step to an effective cavity prevention plan includes making… Read more »

A Small Dental Fracture May Be Treated with a Dental Filling

Crunching on ice, chewing medications, or other bad oral habits like using your teeth to open packaging can increase your risk of suffering a chipped or fractured tooth. It’s also worth noting that athletes who fail to use a quality mouth guard during the necessary times are also at great risk of suffering from a… Read more »