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 »

Why Does My Dentist Want Me to Rinse My Mouth?

Rinsing your mouth with antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash can be very beneficial. In fact, it can help your teeth, gums and smile in many ways, which is why our , Dr. , encourages you to rinse your mouth daily. To help you know why rinsing is recommended, our is happy to list the reasons to… Read more »

The Advantages of Dental Bonding

If you continually find yourself at risk for dental damage due to products that you may be using, it is important to not only change your lifestyle habits but also your diet and your oral health care routine. Furthermore, make sure you routinely visit our office to look for any damage that may have occurred… Read more »

Protect Your Oral Health Now and in the Future With Dental Sealants

Your back teeth can be better protected from harmful bacteria by receiving dental sealants that keep the chewing surfaces in good shape. You can safely receive dental sealants as a child or an adult, as long as you are age six or older, as this is the age patients usually receive their adult molars. We… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Dental Floss

To effectively make sure that all areas of your mouth are clean, you will need to have comprehensive cleaning tools and techniques to clean all areas around your teeth. This includes making sure you brush twice a day on your teeth and gums and your tongue to clean away debris in the back of your… Read more »

Facts About Saliva

Saliva is very important, whether you believe it or not. In fact, saliva can help you have the strong and healthy smile you want and need! Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to explain as well as help you understand all there is to know about saliva. The more you know, the better chance you… Read more »

TMJ Can Worsen Without Treatment

Did you know, your jaw pain can be treated? There are many people who struggle with a painful jaw that causes headaches and muscle aches in their face. To help you learn more about your TMJ, our dentist, Dr. with in , , has provided you this information. Temporomandibular joint, also known as the TMJ,… Read more »