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 »

Knowing How to Enhance Your Smile: Mouth Jewelry Risk Prevention

Are you aware of the risks associated with mouth jewelry and what you can do to combat them? In several instances, mouth jewelry such as lip and tongue rings can be a hindrance to your oral health and can even cause various oral health risks to arise. Ideally, you should... Read more »

The Reasons Why Your Gums Have Receded

If your gums have receded, then that means they have pulled away from the base of the teeth, making the teeth look longer, exposing the tooth roots and causing tooth sensitivity. This can affect the health, comfort and appearance of the smile. Unfortunately, there are many causes of gum recession.... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Halitosis

Have you taken the time to properly assess your oral health and determine if any dental damage is being done? Even if no visual damage is occurring, other forms of damage can arise as well. This includes the presence of foul odors that emanate from your mouth in the form... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Cold and Flu Season Treatments

Are you aware of the importance of always keeping your smile clean even when you are not feeling your best? Oftentimes, you need to take steps to keep your smile safe even when you're feeling under the weather. This includes exercising caution with medications that you're using, as they can... Read more »

Essential Dental Tips on Dental Sealants

It's always a good idea to have extra preventive plans in place to keep your smile safe. Due to the fact that oral accidents and injuries can arise at any time and dental damage can occur at any age, it's always a good idea to be prepared for the worst.... Read more »

Basic Information About Water Flossers

Does an injury, dental restoration or appliance, or medical condition make it difficult for you to effectively floss your teeth every day? Do you ever wish there was another way? You’re in luck, because there is! Try a water flosser. Here are some basic facts: - Water flossers can clean... Read more »