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 »

Dentistry Improvements: Enamel Erosion Prevention and Treatments

Are you aware of the effects of dental erosion on your smile? Dental erosion occurs when your tooth enamel is slowly worn away due to harmful acids. Because your tooth enamel is a thin layer atop your teeth and is designed to protect a tooth, if it is slowly worn down, it can leave your… Read more »

Dental Dream Makers: Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

If you are diagnosing your oral health and need to eliminate risk factors in your life, be aware of any potential problems that are causing chronic jaw and facial pain. Due to the wide variety of known causes to produce jaw and facial pain, you may need to visit our dentist so that the appropriate… Read more »

Smile Marvels: Teething Treatments

Do you know what teething is and how it can affect your child’s comfort levels? Teething is a process in which your child feels discomfort when they have their teeth erupting above their gums. This process is totally natural but can cause a mild amount of pain. Fortunately, several treatments are available to help assist… Read more »

Older Teeth and Oral Health

While you may not yet be a candidate for dentures, getting older means a reevaluation of the way you treat your teeth is in order. Just because you aren’t eating as much candy as you used to when you were a kid, doesn’t mean that your teeth aren’t going to need as much attention. If… Read more »

Discover Your Bad Breath Trigger to Improve It

Bad breath has many triggers that could put a damper on your brightest day. However, persistent bad breath that seems stubborn is also known as halitosis, which is a sign something could be amiss in your oral health. To help you discover the triggers to your bad breath blues, our dentist, Dr. with in ,… Read more »

Revive Your Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season

To enhance your smile and continue to take care of your mouth as needed, it is important to make sure you are taking the necessary steps to produce saliva. This is because saliva can help wash away food debris, neutralize harmful acids, and fight disease in the mouth. However, individuals often begin to neglect their… Read more »