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 »

Oral Hygiene: Why You Should Rinse Your Mouth

Our dentist strongly encourages you to rinse your mouth once a day as part of an effective oral hygiene routine. As you rinse, it’s best to use antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash. There are many reasons why you should rinse your mouth, and our dental team is happy to tell you all about them. Rinsing with… Read more »

Flossing Each Day Helps You Maintain Good Oral Health

Maintaining a healthy mouth throughout your adult life encompasses several important factors. It includes brushing your teeth every morning and night, as well as remembering to thoroughly floss between each of your teeth once per day. Making a conscious effort to clean along the gumline as well as behind each of your rear molars is… Read more »

Early Diagnosis of Gum Disease Helps Improve Treatment Options

Tartar buildup near the gumline is often linked to poor oral hygiene habits. The bacterial substance can further cause problems with the health of your teeth and gums is you fail to attend your regularly scheduled dental checkup. In time individuals with hardened tartar on their teeth are increasingly likely to suffer from gum disease…. Read more »

The Basics: Dental Sealants

Do you routinely find yourself at an increased risk of dental damage? It could be linked to poor oral hygiene tactics or a poor diet. If for any reason you are constantly at risk for cavities and dental erosion, you will need to provide yourself with additional tools to help keep your smile safe. Beyond… Read more »

Professional At-Home Teeth Whitening: The Facts You Should Know

If you want a brighter, whiter and more beautiful smile, then our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to consider our professional at-home teeth whitening treatment. This treatment is quite beneficial and successful, and it can give you the smile of your dreams. To help you know more about it, our dentist is happy to share… Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Halitosis

If you are routinely suffering from issues with bad breath arising or returning even after receiving proper treatments, it could be linked to an underlying health condition. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a condition in which the foul odors begin to emanate out of your mouth. However, just because they may emanate from… Read more »