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 »

A Complete Denture Might Help Restore Your Oral Function and Quality of Life

Your golden years are meant to be a time when you can enjoy life, reflect fondly and connect with loved ones. Many people who embrace retirement also enjoy travel and expanding their horizons with new activities and hobbies. Of course, maintaining your health and overall quality of life is also an essential part of enjoying… Read more »

Oral Health Care: Dental Sealants

To help protect your teeth and gums from dental damage, it is important to have preventive measures in place. Beyond brushing and flossing your teeth daily and eating a healthy diet, it can be helpful to have dental sealants placed on your molars and premolars. Dental sealants are thin layers of plastic that are applied… Read more »

Finding Other Ways to Floss

Your dentist has always reminded you to floss once a day along with brushing (2x per day) in order to maintain healthy teeth and gums. It is necessary to remove the plaque between the teeth so that it doesn’t build up and become gingivitis. Sadly, only four of 10 Americans floss at least once a… Read more »

The Basics of Halitosis

Are you ready to set forth an effective treatment plan to ensure that any issues or potential risks that can arise are minimized? To ensure you receive the best of care, not only should you make sure that you are brushing and flossing on a daily basis, but you should also assess your lifestyle habits,… Read more »

Treat a Loose Dental Bridge with Care

The placement of a dental bridge can effectively replace a missing tooth, especially if you provide proper care for the dental restoration. Dental bridges are very durable, though it’s possible for them to come loose and require proper, prompt care. Because the dental bridge is attached to natural teeth for support and the formation of… Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Untreated tooth loss can affect your smile and oral health in many ways, which is why it’s important to review the many options for tooth replacement to boost oral health and restore smile function. Depending on your needs, you may find that custom-made dental implants provide the solution you need by replacing missing teeth and… Read more »