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 »

OraCare: Your New Favorite Oral Care Product

Until just recently, the main product available to help patients with their oral care was Chlorhexidine, which was not as effective as it could be. It led to stained teeth and could only be used for as long as two weeks. That was, until the breakthrough of OraCare. This product involves a simple two step… Read more »

A Friendly Reminder on Oral Hygiene Routines

Do you know how important your oral health is? Too often people let their oral health care take to the back burners because a busy life gets in the way. As a result, people suffer from serious problems that may have been avoided. Our , Dr. , cares about your health. That is why our… Read more »

Yogurt May Be Able to Help Your Mouth

Eating some yogurt that does not have much sugar, or is sugarless, on occasion may offer surprising benefits for your mouth. It has some nutrients that can help your teeth and some probiotics that may help prevent cavities and bad breath. You can find calcium and protein in yogurt. Calcium and protein are good for… Read more »

Dental Sealants and Your Smile

Your back teeth, also known as your molars and premolars, are tasked with the tough job of chewing your food to make it easier for you to swallow and digest. They may be able to do that because they are equipped with grooves and ridges known as cusps. These cusps make it easier to chew… Read more »

Address Multiple Tooth Flaws Simultaneously with a Dental Veneer

Our friendly dentist and dental team are here to help you achieve your dream smile, one that is beautiful and bright and boosts your self-confidence. Even if you struggle with many unwanted dental flaws, from discolorations and tooth stains to chipped teeth, there is no reason you can’t have the smile you want. We can… Read more »

Is Your Oral Health Suitable for a Dental Bridge?

If you are missing a tooth or two, you may feel self-conscious about your appearance and be at an increased risk of oral health issues occurring in your smile. When a hard blow or decay causes the loss of a tooth, a gap is left behind that allows the surrounding teeth to move about which… Read more »