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 »

Tips for Using Fluoride

There’s long been a debate about whether or not fluoride is an effective, safe way to improve your oral health. After years of study, though, the dental community has come to a consensus that fluoride use is a must. Today, we’re going to walk you through why you need it, and how to use it…. Read more »

Why you Need Annual Checkups

Dr. and the team at in , want to see you every six months. Regular checkups are key to preventing serious oral health problems. But do you really need a six-month annual checkup? Or would you be fine going fewer times per year? A lot of people ask this question, so we thought we’d help… Read more »

How Do You Know if You Grind Your Teeth?

Do you think you may grind your teeth at night? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people suffer from teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, which leads to many oral health complications. The best way to treat this condition is to see a specialist like our dentist, Dr. with in , . To… Read more »

Do You Know the Cavity 411?

Many patients face the common yet dangerous condition of tooth decay, which can develop from poor oral hygiene, not visiting the dentist, or eating a diet that has lots of carbohydrates. If bacteria affects the teeth, it can weaken the tooth enamel to the point that a cavity forms as a hole in the tooth…. Read more »

Oral Health Tips for Teens

If you’re a teen who wants a top-notch oral health, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to give you the tips and information you need to have strong and healthy teeth, gums, and smile as a teen. There are many things you can do to achieve your… Read more »

What is a Wisdom Tooth?

What are you familiar with about wisdom teeth? Do you know about their other name? Do you have any wisdom teeth? Find out about wisdom teeth by reading this information we’ve amassed, and note any extra inquiries you have about wisdom teeth and ask them to us on your next visit in our office. Wisdom… Read more »