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 »

Soft Foods for Braces: French Omelet Recipe

Eating when you have braces is a practiced skill learned over time. Of course, there are food restrictions so that you cannot damage your braces, and one learns quickly which foods make it more difficult to clean out your mouth afterwards. This is why we’re doing some articles with recipes that are braces safe! Nothing… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Water Flossers

Are you aware that there are several different cleaning tools and treatments that can be used to clean between your teeth? Due to the importance of reaching areas that your toothbrush cannot, always have an effective interdental cleaning routine at the ready on a daily basis. One particularly helpful treatment to consider is a water… Read more »

All About Sensitive Teeth

Are you suffering from sensitive teeth? Do you wish you could drink your favorite beverages or eat your favorite treats without the tinge of pain? If this sounds like you, you could be suffering from tooth sensitivity. This is a common condition that can be caused by many things. The critical thing to remember is your… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Sedation Dentistry

Are you looking for a heightened sense of relaxation during your oral health care treatments but feel that you have very little options at your disposal? The truth is that now is the best time to receive your oral health care treatments because modern dentistry is filled with sedatives and treatments to help relax patients…. Read more »

Sugar-Free Gum Can Protect Your Teeth

There are many ways you can protect your oral health and reduce the risk of cavities that threaten your smile. Our dentist, Dr. at in , , is happy to share some tips about how sugar-free gum can protect your teeth and help preserve your oral health. Here are the ways sugar-free gum works to… Read more »

A Biting Surface Cavity Might Need a Dental Inlay or Onlay

The biting surfaces of your molars and premolars often have deep textures in the tooth enamel. These natural pits and fissures aid in the efficient breakdown of food so that it can be safely swallowed. However, these deep occlusal recesses can sometimes trap bacterial deposits that could come to foster a large cavity. If our… Read more »