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 »

Oral Cancer Screening 101

We want you to enjoy the healthiest smile that you can. That is one of the reasons why we offer oral cancer screenings to our patients. Even though oral cancer can usually be treated successfully if they are caught in the early stages, most cases may not be detected until after they have already developed… Read more »

A Badly Fractured Tooth Often Needs a Dental Crown Restoration

Tooth enamel is intended to provide your teeth with the strength to chew most basic foods. Yet there are things that can exceed the structural integrity of a tooth to badly chip or fracture its enamel. Individuals dealing with tooth enamel erosion are at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. Individuals who frequently grind… Read more »

Wounded Oral Tissues Might Need First Aid and Professional Treatment

Your mouth is just as vulnerable to harm as any other part of your body. While there are some things you can do to reduce your chances of suffering oral trauma, you can never completely prevent it. If you have just suffered recently suffered a hard blow to the mouth or some other form of… Read more »

Additional Information About Caring for Your Toothbrush

Are you taking the time each day to care for your toothbrush properly? This should include making sure to store it correctly and make sure it is free of any potential contaminants that can ruin it. If your toothbrush should ever become contaminated, it can lead to several oral health risks if you continue to… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures

Are you looking a good way to care for your dentures? They are a marvelous device that can give you a new lease on life when you have suffered from tooth loss. Dentures today can be made from synthetic materials like plastic, porcelain or even a combination of the two. Regardless of what they were… Read more »

Softball Behavior to Avoid

If you’re a softball player, you’re likely excited for the new season that is just beginning. Our dentist wishes you luck! One thing encourages you to do while you’re swinging the bat, catching the ball and doing other softball-related things is to care for your smile. This is important because there are habits and behaviors… Read more »

Is Your Smile Lacking Fluoride?

Tooth sensitivity can manifest as severe and persistent discomfort in teeth that are contacted by sweet, acidic, hot or cold products. The development of tooth sensitivity is typically the result of weakened tooth enamel affected by poor oral health or by frequently consuming acidic beverages. If you have sensitive teeth, we can offer professional fluoride… Read more »