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 »

Why Your Child May Be a Candidate for Dental Sealants

Daily brushing and flossing and other regular oral care habits are important to your child’s oral health. If tight spaces in the back teeth make it hard for your child to keep their smile clean, we invite you to speak with Dr. about receiving dental sealants. Children and teens can be candidates for dental sealants… Read more »

Avoiding Oral Infections

For most of us, our health is one of the few things we have a lot of control over in life. While genetics plays a big factor, and diseases like cancer seem to afflict anyone in any circumstance, for the large majority of us, our health is something we can keep in check. A key… Read more »

How to Prevent Dental Issues

Do you want a top-notch oral health and smile? If so, you need to prevent dental issues. Dental issues can attack and destroy your teeth and gums and severely alter the quality of your oral health. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to help you avoid dental issues as much as possible. To help you… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: TMJ Disorders

Several oral health risks can often arise due to damage to your jaw. Your jaw is a key foundation for your oral health because it is responsible for not only the movement of your mouth but also for ensuring that all aspects of chewing and speaking are functioning as intended. If for any reason the… Read more »

Timely Treatment Is Needed to Address a Missing Dental Filling

A gradual change in the surface texture of the tooth with a dental filling, or worsening problems with sensitivity could be a sign of a dental filling in distress. Some patients experiencing a problem like this eventually have the dental filling fall out. Should something like this happen to you, it’s best to seek treatment… Read more »

The Cosmetic Nature of Dental Veneers

When you visit for cosmetic dentistry, you can choose from a variety of options to meet your smile goals, including receiving dental veneers made of composite resin or porcelain material. Dental veneers can offer a very simple solution to dental flaws that overshadow the beauty of your smile. We invite you to learn more about… Read more »