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 »

Try a Little Gum to Help Your Smile

Your smile can always use a little help, even if it is in great shape. One of the keys to a healthy mouth is saliva. It may not be a topic people like to talk about, but it is more important than you may think. Saliva hydrates the mouth and helps to wash away food… Read more »

A Routine Dental Checkup Helps Monitor Your Mouth for Early Signs of Cavities and Gum Disease

Brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to floss once a day helps remove plaque buildup and lingering food material from your mouth. With consistency, your oral hygiene routine will help reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease. It’s also important to have a routine… Read more »

Make Your Teeth Look Great

If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and been dissatisfied with the smile grinning back at you, you’re not alone. Every day, hundreds, if not thousands, of people have that same thought. What’s even more sad is that they don’t know a solution exists – cosmetic dentistry. Yes, that’s right. An entire branch of dentistry… Read more »

Learning More About Dental Damage

Although many individuals look at sports as a healthy activity, you do have to be aware that a certain level of safety will need to be taken. Several times a year, individuals visit our office due to accidents associated with sports. If you suffer a single strike to the face, it could potentially knock out… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Gingivitis

Receiving treatment as soon as possible for any oral health risks that may arise is important. If you’re suffering from an underlying condition such as gum disease, you’ll make need to make sure that it is detected soon enough so that treatment can be given. Because gum disease can progress over a period of many… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene for a Tooth Restored With a Dental Crown

Dentists typically use a dental crown to treat a tooth that is suffering from a defect in the tooth enamel. This is sometimes associated with the treatment of a large cavity, dental attrition or dental fracture, or to improve a tooth that is in need of cosmetic restoration.   While the materials used for the… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials: Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Allowing your smile to continue to fail via microscopic damage is a sure way to give rise to cavities. This is because cavities are often formed by harmful acids that are eating through your tooth enamel to the point holes have been formed in your teeth. Although you can visit your dentist for effective restorations… Read more »