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 »

A Procrastinated Cavity Could Cause Serious Dental Distress

Have you been putting off having a cavity treated? If so, you might also experience intense sensitivity in the tooth, or a possible toothache. Many teeth in this condition can also be prone to significant chips and discomforting dental fractures. If you have a tooth in this condition, you really should consider seeking professional treatment… Read more »

Are Energy Drinks Bad for My Teeth?

Have you seen the prevalence of energy drinks in the marketplace? They are everywhere! They take up a huge portion of the convenience store fridge section and grocery store soda aisle. 30 to 50 percent of teenagers in the United States drink sports/energy drinks, and 62 percent of these consume one or more a day…. Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Malocclusions

Are you aware of the significance of orthodontic treatments when caring for malocclusions? Did you know that misalignments with your smile can lead to further oral health issues if they are not treated properly? It’s true, so it is important to apply orthodontic treatments and seek out preventive care to ensure that malocclusions do not… Read more »

Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy by Visiting a Pediatric Dentist

Did you know you can help keep your child’s smile healthy by visiting a pediatric dentist? Yes, it’s true! Pediatric dentistry offers a world of benefits to your child’s smile as they grow and develop in their early years of life. We are pleased to offer pediatric dentistry at our practice. and our dentists, Drs…. Read more »

Dental Crowns Unique Uses

Dental crowns offer many unique uses to improve your oral health. There are many ways to utilize a dental crown depending on your unique needs and oral health condition. For some, it can be used to protect a tooth, while others, a dental crown can complete a dental implant restoration. Whatever your need for a… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Help Prevent Alignment Problems After Tooth Loss

Tooth extraction is often a treatment plan of last resort to address a badly damaged or decayed tooth. It is often followed up by any necessary prescriptions for pain medication or antibiotics. After your gums and other affected oral tissues have fully healed you should consider scheduling a consultation with one of our skilled dentists,… Read more »