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 »

Porcelain Veneers May Help You Feel More Confident About Smiling

Are you nervous about smiling because you have teeth that are discolored, chipped or even oddly shaped? If you answered yes, then perhaps some porcelain veneers can resolve the problem. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-shaped covers. When they are placed on the teeth that you feel uncomfortable with, they can keep the things you want… Read more »

Instead of Oral Injury, Receive a Mouth Guard

Contact sports offer a great outlet for patients to engage in physical activity and improve their general health while having a lot of fun, and this has made sports a very common recreational activity. We highly recommend wearing athletic mouth guard whenever you are active so that you don’t experience oral injury. A proper mouth… Read more »

Dental Health Care During Cancer Treatments

Were you recently been diagnosed with cancer? Are you about to start treatments for it soon? If so, perhaps the last thing on your mind could be your dental health, and understandably so. However, the therapies you could undergo can affect your dental health, so today we would like to assist you in preventing different… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Sedation Dentistry

Did you know that an entire branch of dentistry is designed to help comfort and relax patients during oral health care procedures? Sedation dentistry is a form of dentistry that allows for complex procedures or even minor treatments to be given without the fear of pain or discomfort that could be felt during the treatment…. Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Bridges

Do you have any lost or missing teeth that you feel need to be replaced? It is important that any teeth that are missing are replaced as soon as possible. Missing teeth can lead to a downturn in your oral health which can cause several new oral health risks. Through the use of a prosthetic,… Read more »

How To Whiten Your Smile

Teeth may look completely solid, but the surface of each individual tooth is actually porous. These pores soak up the pigments from dark-colored foods and drinks, such as red wine, grape juice, coffee and tea, as well as tobacco products. This absorption can leave your teeth looking discolored. Retail whitening products can help reduce surface… Read more »