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 »

Various Solutions to Bad Breath

Everybody hates bad breath, and unfortunately, it’s a common problem. Bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, can be really embarrassing in both social and professional situations. If you have bad breath, there are certain short- and long-term measures you can take. Allow Dr. and our team to offer some helpful tips for banishing… Read more »

Your Questions About Teeth Whitening Answered

What causes teeth to change color? There are a number of reasons why your teeth may become discolored or stained over time. Some of the most common reasons for teeth staining include: – Age – Food and beverages – Trauma – Smoking and chewing tobacco – Certain medicines Will whitening work on all teeth? Sadly,… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Tips

We would all love to prevent cavities, but this can be easier said than done. Maybe you don’t know where to start when maintaining your dental health. To aid you in your endeavors, Dr. and our team are happy to offer some general guidelines. Consistent Dental Hygiene Practicing good dental hygiene is your first line… Read more »

What a Dental Crown Can Do for You

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that will cover the entire visible portion of a tooth when it is placed. A dental crown is used to restore a damaged tooth. When is a dental crown needed? When a tooth is too damaged to be repaired by a dental filling,… Read more »

Proper Dental Hygiene

You probably know how important it is to brush and floss your teeth daily. However, do you know how to practice proper dental hygiene? Dr. and our team stress the importance of a well-rounded dental hygiene routine. We are happy to give you tips for proper, thorough dental care at home. How to Brush Your… Read more »

Dental Emergency Instructions

Even if you take care of your smile, dental emergencies may occur. Dr. and our team stress the importance of knowing what to do in these situations. There are things you can do at home to minimize damage and to relieve discomfort before you come in to our office. If you are suffering from a… Read more »