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 »

Living With Dentures

Are you new to dentures and wonder how to care for them? If so, you are in the right dental blog! Dentures are a fantastic option to restore your lost teeth and help you enjoy the foods you love again. Our , Dr. , is thrilled to be able to help your smile if you… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity May Be Caused by a Loss of Tooth Enamel

Do you have one or more teeth that feel painful or uncomfortable when you chew food? Does this sensation seem especially severe when you eat or drink something cold, hot or sweet? The development of sensitive teeth often occurs because of a lack of tooth enamel, and we can help you protect your smile. The… Read more »

Help Your Child Learn to Brush Properly

Are you teaching your child the importance of oral health care? Do you need assistance or ideas on how to prepare your child to brush properly? If so, you have come to the right blog! Children have much to learn as they grow into adulthood. By learning positive oral health hygiene habits at a young… Read more »

Improvements in Oral Health Care: Composite Fillings

Did you know that dental fillings can be crafted to mimic the natural look of your teeth? Through the use of composite fillings, also known as tooth-colored composites, it is possible for your dentist to craft a filling that can blend in with the natural color of your teeth. Tooth-colored composites are highly effective for… Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Teenage Dentistry

Are you familiar with the risks of being a teen on your oral health? During your teen years, the last of your adult teeth, the wisdom teeth grow in. Along with several oral health problems that can arise with the last of your teeth growing in, several other peer pressure risks and lifestyle choices can… Read more »

Unhealthy Foods to Avoid and Your Oral Health

Your best smile often begins with making sure you’re utilizing healthy food options. Not only do you need to make sure that you’re eating nutritious meals from all five food groups, but you also need to be avoiding unhealthy foods and drinks that can easily damage your smile. Numerous products can destroy your smile through… Read more »