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 »

How to Have a Healthy Smile This Spring

As you enjoy the spring, you likely find yourself outside many hours of the day loving the warm weather. While you play on the grass, go on walks, play sports and participate in other spring activities, our dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to work toward a top-notch spring smile. This means you need to… Read more »

How to Improve Gum Recession

Do you ever look at your receded gums and wonder how to treat them? If so, our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to call our office and schedule an appointment. There are many things that could be causing your recession, but there are also many treatments that can be used to help your recession. To… Read more »

The Clear Advantages to Clear Aligners

From the dawn of time (it seems like), traditional braces have been the dominant way that dentists have straighten crooked teeth. Indeed, for a long time, it was the only way. Metal brackets glued to the front of teeth, wires threaded through and slowly tightened over time until wayward teeth come into alignment. Even though… Read more »

Dental Implant Care for Overall Oral Health

After you have received a dental implant to restore your smile, it’s important to maintain proper care of your smile so that your dental implant can last for several years to a lifetime. If you are worried about how to care for dental implants, we are happy to provide the following tips to help you… Read more »

Be Sure to Brush and Floss Your Dental Work Just Like Your Natural Teeth

The special materials used to create dental veneers, dental crowns, and other restorations are not immediately vulnerable to oral plaque acids and tooth decay. However, they will still need focus in your daily oral hygiene routine to prevent periodontal disease and other oral health problems. Just like your natural teeth, your dental work needs to… Read more »

Feeling Sick? Here’s How To Take Care of Your Smile

Cold and flu season is in full swing. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall out of the habit of taking care of your teeth when you’re under the weather. However, with these tips, your smile can stay strong throughout your illness. The first tip is obvious but important: make sure you keep brushing and flossing, even… Read more »