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 »

Removing Your Wisdom Teeth is Often Needed

When it comes to removing your wisdom teeth, our office understands it could be a difficult decision for some people. When they first appear, your wisdom teeth can become painful and seem insignificant, making it harder to see the long-term repercussions of not removing them. Our , Dr. , cares about your oral health and… Read more »

When to Take a Problem Tooth to See the Dentist

Just like when you’re sick with something that feels like a cold, but might be something worse, we tend to wait to see a dentist until we’re sure a problem tooth isn’t just a temporary toothache. After all, who has the time to waste on an appointment just to hear that nothing’s wrong? However, the… Read more »

Floss Comes in Many Shapes and Styles

Are you aware of the many forms of dental floss you can use to clean your smile? If not, then keep reading! Dental floss can come in various types and styles to match your unique smile and particular needs. In fact, by using the correct type of dental floss, you can help keep your teeth… Read more »

Oral Health Recommendations for a Lifelong Smile

Your overall oral health is what helps you to chew food, show your facial expressions and speak properly. Daily oral hygiene is the foundation of stable oral health and prevents oral issues such as cavities and gum disease, which can deeply affect your life. We offer a few general yet important oral care recommendations to… Read more »

Swap Out Your Toothbrush After a Sickness

Have you recently recovered from an illness? Then it’s a good time to throw out that old toothbrush. The reason being that if you have been sick, your toothbrush may be holding onto the germs that can infect others. You might be married with kids, or share an apartment with friends. In the majority of… Read more »

The Benefits and Limitations of Mouthwash

The correct use of mouthwash could enable it to have a very positive influence on your dental health, especially if you struggle with chronic bad breath. Adding mouthwash to your daily oral care routine can help keep your mouth feeling fresh and clean. Though mouthwash is not a substitute for your other oral care habits,… Read more »