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 »

Halitosis Basics

Halitosis is a common condition that 25 percent of the population is affected by. With a quarter of the population being affected by halitosis it is important to understand what it is and how to best treat it. Our , Dr. , understands the common causes of halitosis and is happy to help you. Even… Read more »

A Tooth That Has Lose a Dental Filling Needs Timely Treatment

Minor cavities and chipped tooth enamel can sometimes be addressed by having a dentist apply a simple dental filling. The durable dental material will restore the tooth’s structural integrity while preventing new bacterial deposits from accumulating in the area. As the years go by minor inconsistencies in your oral hygiene habits can increase the presence… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Needs Treatment to Prevent Further Complications

Athletic injuries and household accidents can sometimes impact the mouth with severe force. In some of these instances, it can badly chip or fracture a tooth’s enamel layer. Some of these cases don’t cause immediate discomfort or sensitivity. However, you shouldn’t allow the absence of immediate distress to lull you into the thinking the tooth… Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Cavity Prevention

How effective is your oral health care? Furthermore, how effective is your cavity prevention? Because your oral health care is so closely linked to cavity prevention, it is important that you make sure you always have effective plans in place to limit your risk of dental erosion. If tooth enamel erosion continues to occur, a… Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

Although you may be prepared for your pregnancy in several aspects, would you believe that it can also have a significant impact on your teeth and gums? In order to best continue to care for the health of your teeth and gums while you are pregnant, you will need to take several steps to implement… Read more »

Water Flossers Can Be Effective

Are you tired of stringy floss? If so, try a water flosser. No matter what kind of floss you use, the critical thing to remember is to keep flossing. Our dentist, Dr. with in , , is happy to talk to you about the importance of flossing and why water flossers may be ideal for… Read more »