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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Having a Successful Tooth Extraction

In the days of the Wild West, when people did not brush as they should, if someone got a toothache, the plan often was to wait until they could not stand the pain anymore. Then, they would go to the dentist, who might often moonlight as a barber or a blacksmith. Then they would have… Read more »

Details About In-Office Professional Teeth Whitening

Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to offer professional teeth whitening in , , to help patients treat their yellow, brown and stained teeth and finally achieve the white, beautiful smiles they deserve. If you have a stained, unsightly smile, it’s time to consider this treatment. It can give you a stunning smile you’re proud… Read more »

The Dental Habits That Can Be Good and Bad for Your Oral Health

If you want the strong and healthy smile you deserve, then you need to keep your teeth and gums in mind. This means you need to properly care for your teeth and gums each day by cleaning them, using good dental habits to your advantage and avoiding bad dental habits as much as possible. To… Read more »

Your Diet And Nutrition Determines Your Oral Health

Diet and nutrition: Can your pearly whites determine if you are heading for the pearly gates? Shiny, well-aligned, white teeth are a prized possession. But even with shiny white teeth there can still be problems lurking in that good-looking mouth that can change the course of our health. We are all going to die at… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Oral Emergencies

Are you familiar with any common oral emergencies that may occur to your smile? An oral emergency happens when immediate damage occurs through an accident that you have very little control over. Although accidents can’t always be prevented, there are treatment plans that you can be immediately applied to help improve your chances for recovery…. Read more »