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 »

Healthy Lifestyle Choices Can Help Your Smile

Our dentist, Dr. , wants you to have the best, healthiest and strongest smile possible, which is why strongly encourages you to keep up on oral hygiene and attend your dental checkups regularly. Another thing encourages you to do is have a healthy lifestyle. This means you should exercise regularly and have a healthy and… Read more »

The Advantages of Dental Crowns

If you require the use of a dental crown, speak with our office about the various uses that can be achieved with a dental crown. Dental crowns can be customized to your exact dental profile and can be modified to cover up several different types of dental damage. Even if you only wish to cover… Read more »

Get a Screening for Oral Cancer

Are you one of the many people who avoid the dentist as much as possible? If so, you could be placing yourself in danger. For example, did you know with every dental checkup, an oral cancer screening is provided? Yes, it’s true! Catching cancer early can help you overcome it in the long run. Our… Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum can provide additional benefits for your oral health care? It’s true because sugarless chewing gum has been shown to help eradicate cavities. In fact, studies have shown that by chewing sugarless gum for a period of up to 20 minutes after meals, your mouth can effectively help prevent cavities…. Read more »

Don’t Shy Away From Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is a method of endodontic therapy performed to address an infection in the dental pulp and nerves. Many patients are fearful of receiving root canals–some to the point that they will avoid root canal treatment completely, increasing their risk of tooth loss. If you are hesitant to undergo a root canal despite… Read more »

Floss For Better Oral Health

Flossing should be a lifelong companion to brushing. Brushing and flossing serve the same purpose in that they remove plaque and food particles. However, flossing removes them from places your brush cannot reach–the spaces between your teeth. There are bacteria which live in your mouth. They eat sugars, then produce an acid byproduct that eats… Read more »