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 »

Simple Tips for Dental Health while Pregnant

Did you know that pregnancy can lead to issues with your teeth and gums? If left untreated, you can find yourself suffering from oral health risks associated with pregnancy and various oral health downturns that can occur with it. Not only can a pregnancy increase your risk for gum disease, but it can also cause… Read more »

A Distressed Dental Filling Might Be Replaced

Minor physical defects and cavities that are limited to a tooth’s enamel layer can often be treated by applying a dental filling. The special material used to seal the area and restore the tooth’s natural integrity is designed to last for many years. However, long-term oral hygiene problems can potentially cause an old dental filling… Read more »

Severely Compromised Teeth Might Be Replaced by a Removable Denture

Chronic problems with gum disease and cavities can lead to the loss of multiple teeth. In some of these cases severe gum disease can also start to weaken the roots of your teeth, which may be lost or lead to other dental health complications in the future. In a situation such as this, many patients… Read more »

Oral Health: Tooth Decay Prevention

Several significant oral health hazards often arise due to poor oral hygiene methods. If for any reason you are not properly caring for your teeth and gums, you can leave yourself susceptible to tooth decay. Tooth decay arises when your tooth enamel is slowly worn down. To help prevent damage associated with tooth decay, always… Read more »

Why you Should Use Mouthwash

Have you ever wondered why mouthwash is recommended to use in your daily oral health routine? After all, isn’t flossing and brushing the most important thing to do? Well, you can’t skip brushing and flossing, but you can’t skip mouthwash use, either. It’s a critical part of maintaining great oral health. Today, we’re going to… Read more »

April 2018: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. To celebrate, our dentist and team would like to provide some helpful information about oral cancer and encourage you to come in for an oral cancer screening. At our office, oral cancer screenings are performed during routine dental cleaning and exam appointments. What is oral cancer? Oral cancer includes… Read more »

Causes and Treatments for Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided at all costs. Unfortunately, many fail to take proper care of their teeth, gums and smile. When gum disease attacks, it causes swollen and tender gums, bleeding gums, bad breath, receding gums, loose teeth, lost teeth and more. To help you know… Read more »