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 »

How You Can Effectively Replace a Tooth with a Dental Implant

If you are looking for a custom option to replace a missing tooth, our dentists may recommend a dental implant to help you comfortably and safely regain the full function of your smile after you have lost a tooth. Dental implants can recreate the feel and look of a real tooth for a natural effect…. Read more »

Oral Health and Heart Disease Are Linked

There have been many advancements in the medical industry thanks to modern technology. In fact, there have been numerous studies that now link oral health and heart disease. Did you know, by taking care of your smile, you are helping to take care of your heart? Yes, it’s true! Your oral health is connected to… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Flossing Properly

Are you looking for information on how to floss correctly and the benefits of flossing? If so, we have exciting news for you! Many people have heard it’s important to floss. However, many people struggle to keep the habit or understand why flossing is needed. Luckily, our dentists at in , , understand the need… Read more »

Dental Caries Can Be Treated with a Filling

The presence of plaque and acids caused by poor oral hygiene can gradually start to affect the health of your teeth. Over time demineralized areas of tooth enamel can develop dental caries. Early signs of tooth decay could include a change in texture or an increase in the sensitivity of the affected tooth. When this… Read more »

What Are My Options for Treating Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can be both inconvenient and uncomfortable, especially since it limits you on your ability to eat or drink delicious hot or cold treats. It can also make brushing your teeth difficult and uncomfortable, risking additional dental issues. If you currently struggle with tooth sensitivity, we would be happy to provide further information on… Read more »

A Dental Abscess Might Require Draining as Part of a Root Canal

When a cavity goes ignored or untreated the bacterial presence of tooth decay can gradually start to penetrate beyond the hard tooth enamel layer. As this continues to happen the bacteria could compromise the dentin, pulp, or root of the tooth. In many of these cases, you might notices gradually worsening tooth sensitivity and a… Read more »