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 Health Surprises: Tooth Decay

An effective treatment plan for keeping your smile safe from the risks of dental damage includes making sure that your tooth enamel is well protected. If for any reason your tooth enamel is breached, bacteria can enter a tooth and cause pulp death and eventual tooth loss. To prevent the rise of tooth decay, in… Read more »

What Happens in a Routine Dental Checkup

Despite the fact that good oral health is linked to overall health, many Americans still avoid going to the dentist. A recent Gallup poll reports that over one-third of adults didn’t bother going to the dentist at all in the past year. Yet, you are supposed to be going every six months. Just so you… Read more »

Keeping Your Dentures in Good Shape

If you are considering dentures as a solution to replace missing teeth, our team is happy to provide more information on how to care for them. Even though false teeth are not like your original tooth enamel, they still need to be cleaned every day to keep them in good shape. To learn how to… Read more »

Got Dry Mouth? Here’s What to Do

Dry mouth, which is also called xerostomia, is an oral health problem that often involves a dry, cottony, and uncomfortable feeling in the mouth. It is often caused by certain medications, not consuming enough liquids, certain foods, and more. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your dry mouth, and our , Dr…. Read more »

Floss for a Healthier Smile in 2018

You brush your teeth twice a day for 2 full minutes, because you know it is the key to a healthy smile. But is that all there is to it? Many people who are diligent about brushing are less diligent about another process that is just as important: flossing. Flossing should be a lifelong companion… Read more »

A Knocked Out Tooth Needs First-Aid Measures While Seeking Professional Treatment

When sufficient force is applied to the mouth from an accidental fall or a hard blow during sports, it can potentially knock out a tooth, or cause significant dental trauma. If you or someone near you has just had a tooth knocked out or severely damaged, it’s important to apply some basic first-aid measures while… Read more »

What To Do When You Have a Cavity

A cavity occurs when your tooth enamel has been highly damaged, enough that a hole has developed, which exposes the inner parts of your tooth. If measures are not taken, cavities can cause infection or even tooth loss. Cavities don’t just happen for no reason.If you have a cavity, it’s time for a re-assessment of… Read more »