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 »

Test What You Know About Dry Mouth Here

Are you a victim of dry mouth? If so, the more you know about the problem, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of properly and effectively caring for your teeth and gums and the better chance you have of treating the problem. So,... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Align Many Smiles

Are you looking for a discreet and successful way to align your smile? Did you know that Invisalign® is made of transparent materials, making it difficult for others to see while your teeth are placed into the ideal position? Well, it’s true! Invisalign is a unique system that is crafted... Read more »

The Basics: Sedation Dentistry

If you suffer from dental anxiety, which is a condition in which you may have fears or concerns about visiting your dentist or dental office, there are treatments that can be used. Most importantly, if you are worried about having procedures done and any discomfort you may feel, various forms... Read more »

Don’t Panic if You Have Halitosis

Bad breath can cause anyone to stop in their tracks during the day. Bad breath is embarrassing and is also a warning sign something is wrong with your oral health. It is known that some foods can cause persistent bad breath, but if your bad breath lingers and is difficult... Read more »

Brushing Tips

Brushing your teeth is the foundation of good oral hygiene. Along with its companion, flossing, brushing removes plaque from teeth. Let’s explore how to brush well for oral health. First, realize that toothbrushes should only be kept for 3-4 months. The brush (or electric brush head) should be replaced, even... Read more »

Answers For Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity makes it hard to eat, drink and accomplish daily tasks. There are many things that can cause tooth sensitivity; it is important to seek advice from your dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause and possible treatment. Some of the possible reasons for tooth sensitivity include... Read more »