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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

TMJ Disorder

There are quite a few different problems you can have with your mouth. From cavities to gum disease, there’s no shortage of issues you need to be on the lookout for. One that we don’t often think about, however, is problems with our jaw. Specifically, there’s a disorder you can... Read more »

Realign Your Smile With InvisalignⓇ

If you would like an orthodontic treatment that does not involve braces, perhaps InvisalignⓇ retainers are what you are looking for. They work much like braces when it comes to realigning teeth, but they offer a few benefits that braces cannot As the name implies, Invisalign is fairly see-through, which... Read more »

The Advantages of Aging and Dental Health Treatments

Caring for your smile as you age is essential to ensure your teeth can continue to serve you well for decades to come. If you want your teeth to continue to work effectively and provide you with all the functions and abilities of a full and complete smile, practice effective... Read more »

Learn More About Toothbrushes

You know that brushing your teeth every day is imperative for ideal oral health. You know the color of your personal toothbrush. But beyond that, how much do you really know about toothbrushes? Keep reading to learn what you’ve been missing. Is a manual or electric toothbrush better? Both manual... Read more »

Beware Complications From an Untreated Dental Fracture

Tooth enamel can sometimes be chipped or fractured by bad oral habits like chewing on desktop items and crunching on ice. Individuals who use their teeth as tools or grind their teeth while sleeping are also at heightened risk of suffering a fractured tooth. Even if you aren’t experiencing significant... Read more »

The Importance of Flossing Tools

In order to lead a healthy and fulfilling life, it’s important to have a healthy smile, which comes from cleaning your mouth every day. If you aren’t already, we urge you to floss on a daily basis with a proper cleaning tool in order to clear away plaque from spaces... Read more »