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 »

How to Fight and Prevent Cavities

It is likely that you have had at least one cavity in your life. For many, the goal is to prevent further cavities from forming and stop those that have already formed from worsening. Our dentist is well trained in preventing and fighting cavities. We are eager to share with you all you need to… Read more »

An Inside Look at the Creation of Your Dental Crown

When we provide a patient with a dental crown at , we strive to offer high quality so that the crown can be durable and withstand daily use. We form a dental impression of your smile to capture your tooth alignment at your initial visit to our office so that an off-site dental lab can… Read more »

A Distressed Dental Filling Can Eventually Cause a Toothache

A dental filling is intended to restore a tooth’s structural integrity and basic function in your mouth. With consistent oral hygiene habits the material should hold tightly to the surrounding tooth enamel for many long years to come. If you sometimes struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene regimen, or you skip one of your… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Composite Fillings

Your best smile often consists of many parts. Not only will you need to make sure that your mouth is functioning as intended, but maybe you also should make sure that it looks as intended and there isn’t any underlying microscopic damage occurring that you can see. For instance, if you have poor oral hygiene… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Dental Checkups

Dental checkups are very important for your oral health and smile, and the more you know about them, the better. Today, our dentist, Dr. , would like to tell you all about dental checkups so you can better understand them, which might help you make them a top priority. To do so, is happy to… Read more »

Smile Renovations: Dry Mouth

Keeping your mouth safe from oral health defects that can often arise includes examining your teeth and gums to determine if there are any signs of dental damage or underlying oral health conditions. Visit your dentist for routine checkups and professional cleanings as needed. Also, make sure to check for any symptoms of dry mouth…. Read more »