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 »

Bruxism: Guard Your Teeth at Night with a Night Guard

Do you always have a headache and/or sore jaws in the morning? Have you noticed yourself clenching your teeth in the night? If so, you may be experiencing bruxism, the fancy name for unconsciously grinding your teeth when you sleep. Bruxism can be very damaging to the teeth. It can wear them prematurely or even… Read more »

Test Your Smile-Healthy Food Knowledge Here

Did you know eating smile-healthy foods and avoiding smile-damaging foods can help you have the strong and healthy teeth and gums you need? Well, it’s true. This is why it’s important to gather all the knowledge you can about the best and worst foods for your smile. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to test… Read more »

Coping With Sensitive Teeth

If you had to name what the hardest substance in your body, what would you choose? You may not believe it, but that substance is your tooth enamel. As hard as it is, it can be compromised by the acids in your diet, or worn away by grinding your teeth, or from the impact of… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Pediatric Dentistry

Do you know much about pediatric dentistry? If not, now is the time to learn! The more you know about pediatric dentistry, the better. This branch of dentistry specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating dental problems in infants, children, teens and those with special needs. To tell you a little more about pediatric dentistry, our… Read more »

Bad Teeth Brushing Habits to Break

We all know how important it is to brush teeth twice each day, once in the morning and once in the evening. However, many people are not aware of the bad teeth brushing habits that they may be guilty of. Dr. and our team have compiled this list of unhealthy brushing habits to break for… Read more »

Plan for Your Aging Smile With Oral Health Treatments

As you age, your teeth will begin to age with you as well. This can make them more brittle or weak as you age and can make them more susceptible to dental damage. However, there are newer treatments and procedures that can be used and implemented to ensure your teeth remain healthy for the rest… Read more »