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 »

Smile Marvels: Toothbrushing Techniques

Are you doing enough to make sure that your toothbrush is working as intended? If you are not careful, you can end up doing more harm to your mouth than good. Everything you do for your oral health care should be focused on making sure that your teeth are receiving the care they need. Through… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Veneers

Do you lack confidence in your smile because some of your teeth have some blemishes? Are they slightly chipped, discolored or misshaped? If you are seeking for a way to improve the appearance of your smile without lengthy treatments, you might want to consider dental veneers. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain, or a mixture… Read more »

Keeping the Smile You Were Born With

You should never be afraid of looking for new ways to improve your oral health. Even if you think you’re doing everything you can, there may still may be aspects of your life that you could enhance that will not only improve the look of your teeth but perhaps add an additional layer of protection… Read more »

Various Ways to Prevent Cavities

Cavity prevention can often be one of the most important tasks you can undertake in order to keep your smile safe. Because cavities arise due to holes in your tooth enamel, it can be the result of the food you eat, the choices you choose or genetic predispositions. In order to ensure your smile has… Read more »

The Connection Between Body and Mouth Health

You’ve probably heard about such things as the mind/body connection, referring to the relationship between your mind and your bodily health and visa versa, but did you know that the mouth/body connection is also important? The health of the body and the health of the mouth are connected very closely. Studies have linked poor mouth… Read more »

Are Canker Sores Making It Painful to Eat?

If you have pain when you chew, you may be experiencing issues because of missing teeth, gum disease or cavities. You will want to see your dentist as soon as possible, to find the cause and treat it. At will do everything we can to help get your oral health back on track as quickly… Read more »