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 »

Test Your Gum Disease Knowledge Here

Do you know everything about gum disease? Well, it’s time to find out. The more you know about gum disease, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of preventing it as well as treating it immediately. Prevention and treatment are very important because gum disease is a very serious… Read more »

Keeping Dental Implants Strong

Dental implants can provide a sturdy means of replacing teeth that have gone missing. Implants draw their sturdiness from being rooted in the jawbone and supported by the gums. In order to maintain their strength and your oral health too, it can help to remember the following things. You can still benefit from brushing and… Read more »

Flossing Facts

Did you know there are different kinds of floss? Did you know there could be a dental floss that is better for your particular needs? Well, it’s true! Flossing is essential to your oral health and should be done each day as part of your regular routine. That is why, our dentist, Dr. with in… Read more »

Teach Your Smile About Dental Veneers

Improving your smile with dental veneers can be extremely beneficial for your self-esteem. Not only will this drastically boost your self-image and the look of your smile, but it can also improve social settings, work settings, and remove any issues and problems you may have with your oral health care needs and desires. For cosmetic… Read more »

Hard-Bristled Toothbrushes Compared to Soft-Bristled Toothbrushes

Are you in the oral hygiene aisle at the store trying to decide between a hard and soft-bristled toothbrush? If so, you’re not alone. Many people don’t know the differences between the two products. Our , Dr. , is happy to help you by comparing the two tools. That way you can select the brush… Read more »

Dry Mouth & Pregnancy: How to Relieve the Dryness

Pregnancy carries many effects, including those having to do with your oral health. One of those effects is dry mouth. Even though this common condition is not brought up much, it still causes dental issues. Dry mouth is usually the result of changing hormones, along with nausea and other pregnancy symptoms. The hormone shift occurs… Read more »