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 »

Caring for Your Dentures

Caring for your dentures is just as important as caring for your natural teeth. By making sure you care for your dentures daily you can have a bright and healthy smile. At first dentures can feel bulky or uncomfortable, but with time and care dentures can allow you to have... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Success: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Are you putting yourself at an increased risk for gum disease? If you regularly leave yourself open to gum disease, which is a gum tissue infection, it can impair the quality of your smile. To combat this, always look for the risk factors of gum disease and take the necessary... Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Replace the Presence of Tooth Abscess

When a cavity is not treated quickly and properly, it can continue to grow and increase the bacterial presence in your mouth until you develop tooth abscess. The occurrence of an abscess could cause you to experience a severe toothache and ongoing gum pressure. If you have an abscessed tooth... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Pregnancy and Dental Health

Did you know that a pregnancy can cause several oral health risks to arise? If you are pregnant, aside from the litany of other issues that you will have to make sure are taken care of, it's a good idea to visit your dentist and let them know you're pregnant... Read more »

Tips for Flossing

Does our dentist or a member of our team ask if you’re flossing when you come in for a cleaning? This may be because flossing could be as important to your dental health as brushing your teeth daily. Brushing is great to clean plaque from the chewing surfaces of your... Read more »

Fluoride Can Strengthen Your Smile After Dental Contouring

Cosmetic dental contouring is a tooth-enhancing procedure that removes a mild amount of tooth enamel to improve the appearance of a fractured, chipped, or cracked tooth before the damage results in further dental problems. After receiving dental contouring, you may need to receive fluoride treatment to regain the original strength... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures

If you are getting your first set if dentures, you may think that your days of brushing are over. But, nothing could be further from the truth! You still need to brush your dentures, and you will always need a healthy mouth. To clean your dentures, you should gently scrub... Read more »