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 »

Could a Partial Denture Restore Your Smile?

If you are missing one or more of your teeth, you may not be as comfortable with your smile. You might even find every day tasks, like talking or eating, to be a challenge. If this sounds familiar, we may be able to help you with a partial denture restoration. It can be important to… Read more »

Patients with Tooth Sensitivity Problems May Be at Risk for Other Issues

Minor tooth sensitivity is sometimes dismissed as a mere inconvenience. Some individuals will simply try to reduce its impact on their quality of life by cutting out certain foods and beverages or by brushing their teeth with a sensitivity toothpaste that has been formulated with potassium nitrate. While these measures might provide some temporary relief… Read more »

All that Glitters Could Include Your Tooth

Did you ever see a famous rapper or other person on TV with a gold tooth and think that one of those might look good in your smile? You wouldn’t be the first one. Gold teeth have been around a lot longer than you might think. People used gold crowns for teeth 4,000 years ago… Read more »

Inquiries Into Caring for Your Toothbrush

Making sure your toothbrush is well-cared-for. Caring for your toothbrush should be one of the most important tasks of your oral hygiene routine. Because your toothbrush plays such a fundamental role in keeping your teeth and gums clean, you will need to make sure that your toothbrush is always well-maintained, so it can continue to… Read more »

Treating Bad Breath

Do you wake up in the morning with bad breath? Have you noticed that your breath can get sour after eating certain foods? The good news is that you are not the only one to have had this problem, and we are here to help! Today, we would like to provide you with a few… Read more »

Avoid These Behaviors During Softball Season

Softball season is just beginning, and you’re probably thinking of ways to improve your swing, your quickness on defense and more. As you’re thinking about these things, our dentist, Dr. , also encourages you to think about your smile. It’s important to do all you can to maintain healthy teeth and gums this season. To… Read more »