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 »

Oral Hygiene: Why Should I Floss?

It’s very important to floss daily, but do you ever wonder why? If so, our , Dr. , is more than happy to tell you why. The more you know, the better chance you have of making flossing a top priority, which is exactly what it should be. Flossing can help you and your smile… Read more »

Super Smiles: Tooth Brushing Care

In order to improve your oral health, it’s always a good idea to set it up and establish effective tooth brushing techniques. Not only should you make sure that your brush is working effectively, but you need to make sure that you’re using it effectively too. If for any reason you have a faulty toothbrush,… Read more »

Reaching the Pinnacle of Oral Health Care: Oral Health Upgrades

Are you aware of the risks associated with poor oral health care? Your oral health care is essential for ensuring your teeth, gums, jaw and face receive the treatments they need and are kept safe from any dental dangers that can arise. Due to the vast number of ways that you can damage your smile,… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dentures

Did you know that dentures can be crafted for as little as a single tooth? Although we may often think of dentures as something that is designed for replacing entire rows of teeth, they can actually be crafted for whichever size or shape needed to replace as many teeth as needed. If you are missing… Read more »

The Oral Health Risks of Plaque and Tartar

It’s important to beware of the risks of plaque and tartar in your smile, and we highly encourage you to take steps to prevent these harmful substances. Plaque and tartar are the main culprits behind several types of dangerous oral health problems that can affect the quality of your smile. We have provided a review… Read more »

Tobacco Use Contributes to Dental Stains

Stains can gradually build up and discolor your tooth enamel when you consume dark beverages like coffee, tea and cola. At the same time, there are other things that can also cause dental stains. It’s worth noting that even occasional tobacco use can introduce tar and other chemicals that can promote significant dental stains. Tobacco… Read more »