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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Want a Top-Notch Smile? Make Preventive Care a Top Priority

Preventive dental care is very important, especially if you want to maintain a top-notch smile and oral health. Preventive dental care can help you fight the many dental issues in the world today, which can even help you have a better overall health, especially because the mouth and body are... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Tooth Brushing Care

The more effort you put into your daily oral hygiene, the better your chance that your smile will have to continue to be safe for the rest of your life. Because dental damage can occur at a microscopic level, you always need to make sure that you're keeping your smile... Read more »

Avoiding Gingivitis

You may not ever be able to avoid death and taxes, but you sure can avoid getting gingivitis. Provided, of course, you know what gingivitis is and why you’d want to avoid it in the first place. This is an area of oral health where not as many folks are... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Composite Dental Fillings

If for any reason you are routinely suffering from dental erosion, and your tooth enamel is constantly giving away to cavities, you will need to assess what you can do to improve your oral health so that damage can be minimized. However, once a cavity has formed, it will need... Read more »

Causes of Dry Mouth and Its Oral Health Issues

Your saliva plays an important role that aids your mouth’s overall function and is even a part of natural cavity prevention. Your mouth produces more saliva when you chew food to ensure each bite is lubricated before it passes to digestion. Following eating, small amounts of saliva are produced to... Read more »

Align Your Oral Health Care Goals with Tooth Hazard Preventative Care

One of the biggest risks that plague smiles are not from microscopic damage associated with bacteria, but rather from tooth hazards. Tooth hazards are present at every point in time of your life and can arise at any time. However, you may be at an increased risk of a tooth... Read more »