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 »

Smile With a Dental Crown

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a cap that is placed over a tooth that is too damaged to be fixed with a dental filling. A crown can restore a tooth’s shape, strength, size and appearance. When it is cemented in place, a dental crown will cover the visible portion of the… Read more »

Foods That Are Great for Your Teeth

You’ve heard of diets that can aid the health of your body, but are you aware that you can also go on a diet to aid the health of your teeth? That’s right! Continue reading to learn about foods that can aid in your dental health. Cheese Studies show that eating cheese raises the pH… Read more »

4 Things You Should Know Before Having Veneers Placed

Anyone would love a smile that is whiter, more perfectly shaped or with less gaps. But how can one achieve such a glorious smile? Dr. is pleased to provide veneers to help you reach your aesthetic goals for your smile. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed over the front of natural teeth… Read more »

Tips to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Do you have bad breath that you’re wanting to get rid of? Everyone suffers from bad breath, or halitosis, at some point. But the good news is that there are several at home remedies you can try that may help you banish the odor. First and foremost, brushing your teeth after you eat can help… Read more »

Proper Maintenance for Your Dental Bridge

Receiving a new dental bridge can help you regain the appearance and function of lost teeth. Although dental bridges are comprised of materials unaffected by tooth decay, such as porcelain, metal alloys, or gold, your dental bridge will still require basic maintenance and daily cleaning to help it last for many years. Severe periodontal infection… Read more »