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 »

How Can Pregnancy Affect My Oral Health?

If you’re curious to know how your pregnancy can affect your teeth, gums and smile, then you have come to the right blog. The more you know about your pregnancy, oral health and smile, the better chance you have of avoiding problems and keeping your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. Today, our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Dental Care When You Are Down with a Cold

Summer is supposed to be a time to for outdoor activities and having fun with family and friends. Nothing takes the fun out of the season like a summer cold. Even if you have to sit out the summer for a few days with a cold, you don’t have the option of sitting out of… Read more »

Why to Use Veneers

When you’re looking through different options for treating issues within your smile, you’re likely looking at multiple good possibilities. That’s both the good and bad of modern dentistry – tons of different procedures exist to produce the same result. That begs the question – why are there so many options? Well, everyone has different levels… Read more »

How to Keep Dental Problems at Bay

If you want a top-notch smile and good oral health, then there are certain things you need to do. One of those things is to prevent dental issues. Dental problems can destroy your teeth and gums if you let them, so it’s best to prevent them when you can. Our , Dr. , would like… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Your Child’s Teeth From Large Cavities

Your child needs to have a dental checkup administered twice each year by a professionally trained dentist to both clean their teeth and monitor the development of their mouth. Each of these appointments will also include a thorough dental exam to detect any early signs of tooth decay or periodontal health problems.     If… Read more »

A Dentist Can Help Identify Safe Options for Whitening Your Teeth

Dark beverages and even occasional tobacco use can start to have an effect on your tooth enamel. As time goes on you may start notice dental stains building up on your teeth, which could cause you to feel self-conscious about the appearance of your smile. While you might be tempted to experiment with the tooth… Read more »