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 »

Your Teeth Need Healthy Foods

Your teeth are an essential aspect of your everyday life. In fact, your teeth help you talk clearly and eat, which is why it is necessary to take good care of them. If you take good care of your teeth, then you could keep your teeth healthy and strong for a lifetime. Part of keeping… Read more »

The Basics: Tooth Decay

Your oral health care is fundamental for limiting the effects of several risks that can occur. Because tooth decay is so destructive to your smile and it can wear down your tooth enamel rather quickly, it is important to implement several treatments and plans in place to limit the effects of tooth decay. Oftentimes, tooth… Read more »

Bone Grafting Basics for Dental Implant Placement

During the process of placing dental implants, we may need to perform foundational steps such as grafting additional material to the jawbone to ensure your dental restoration will have the support it needs. Our will perform an initial oral exam to assess the quality of the jawbone and determine if it is too weak or… Read more »

Getting a Healthy Smile With Braces

A healthy smile isn’t just about brushing and flossing. It also involves teeth that are properly aligned, creating a vibrant, attention-grabbing smile. Aligned teeth actually decrease your risk for cavities and gum disease, since you eliminate the nooks and crannies where tartar and germs can build up. Here at our practice in , , we’re… Read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Mouth Jewelry

Several oral health risks arise due to microscopic damage that can occur to your tooth enamel. However, damage to your teeth and gums can also come from outside sources. One known risk of dental damage that can routinely arise is through the implementation of mouth jewelry. Mouth jewelry in the form of lip and tongue… Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Mouth Guards

Continually guarding your mouth against the risks of dental dangers includes making sure you’re aware of potential risks factors for dental damage and address any high-risk activities you may be involved in and what you can do to keep your teeth and gums safe. If you feel you are at risk for an oral accident… Read more »