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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

How Bruxism and Stress Can Affect TMD

It’s important to recognize the common symptoms of TMJ disorder, which include pain around the ears, frequent jaw pain and tenderness, a jaw that locks open or closed and difficulty chewing as a result. TMJ disorder, also called TMD, has been linked to other health conditions, such as bruxism and... Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Tooth Restorations

If you have issues with your oral health care and you're looking to restore your smile, speak with our dentist about your various treatment options. Through the use of a highly reliable tooth restoration treatment, you can dramatically improve the look of your smile and its overall health. In situations... Read more »

Interdental Cleaning: Choose Your Weapon

You may faithfully brush your teeth every day, twice a day for two minutes at a time, which is great! But if you forget to floss, you are leaving about 35 percent of the surfaces if your teeth uncleaned. Plaque and cavities can develop between your teeth just as they... Read more »

The Basics: Dental Damage

Are you making sure you take care of your smile every day, including not only cleaning your teeth and gums but also making sure that you lower your risk of dental damage? Dental damage in the form of physical trauma is often caused due to oral accidents and injuries. Although... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Preserve the Health of Your Teeth

Tooth decay problems are often associated with poor oral hygiene practices. Without a consistent effort to brush your teeth every morning and evening with a fluoride toothpaste bacterial matter can linger on your teeth. At the same time if you forget to floss at least once per day, plaque acids... Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile with Proper Toothbrush Care

Caring for your smile includes always looking for new ways to enhance your oral health care procedures. If you are having any struggles with your toothbrush or your toothbrush care, it is important to assess where the downfall lies and what you can do to correct it. Oftentimes, individuals do... Read more »