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 »

The Benefits to be had From Toothbrushing Techniques

Rather than waiting for oral accidents to occur, set forth effective oral hygiene plans to minimize your risk of dental damage. By washing away plaque and debris in your mouth, you can help lower your risk for gum disease, tooth decay and cavities. One of the most important techniques for... Read more »

What You Can Expect After a Tooth Extraction

When a tooth has experienced severe damage or decay, we may do everything we can to save the tooth. Sometimes, however, the damage is too much and to protect your health the tooth needs to be extracted. Today, let’s look at what you can expect after your tooth extraction is... Read more »

The Smile You Deserve with the Oral Health Care You Need

How confident are you in your oral health care? Do you feel like you know everything there is to know about keeping your teeth and gums clean? The chances are you don't. But that's okay because you don't have to understand every aspect of keeping your teeth and gums clean... Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Bruxism

Are you familiar with bruxism? Bruxism occurs due to an oral health condition in which a person unconsciously grinds and clenches their teeth together. This typically happens while you're asleep or unconscious and can be linked to a myriad of factors. In order to accurately and effectively protect your mouth,... Read more »

Choosing Toothpaste for Your Child

It’s important to begin taking care of your child’s smile before they even have visible teeth. When the time comes to brushing your child’s teeth, there are many options for toothpaste for children, and our dental team is happy to help you make the best choice. When you are at... Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Mouthwash

When building your best smile, make sure you are brushing and flossing effectively on a daily basis. In addition, always look for new and interesting opportunities to enhance your oral health, including the use of supplemental cleaning utensils such as mouthwash. Mouthwash can be used on a daily basis to... Read more »