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 »

Restore Your Smile With Bad Breath Prevention

Have you ever suffered from any foul odors emanating out of your mouth that seem to be difficult to treat? Although mouthwash can help to eliminate foul odors that may arise, the truth is that it may be linked to an underlying condition that will first need to be treated. If you have any form… Read more »

Before You Get Your Tongue Pierced, Read This

So you’re thinking about getting your tongue pierced? It is one way to stand out in a crowd, just like millions of other people who have had a piercing. A little bit of oral bling may get you noticed, but it could also get you into trouble. If your piercing is not done properly, the… Read more »

Flossing Tools

Did you know there is more than one type to floss? Did you know there are different kinds of dental floss to choose from? If not, then this blog is right for you! Our dentist, Dr. with in , , cares about your smile and understands some dental floss is hard on people. That is… Read more »

What Triggers Canker Sores?

The shallow ulcers that appear on your gums and inner lips are called canker sores, and despite their small size and non-threatening nature, they can disrupt your focus for days on end. If you often have canker sores, it’s important to recognize common triggers so that you can reduce the frequency. Here are five common… Read more »

Instead of a Tooth Gap, Try a Dental Bridge

The underlying tooth root and periodontal ligaments that keep your teeth grounded in your smile may not be enough to withstand a powerful blow to the face, and it’s possible that this sort of situation could knock out a tooth. If you have a tooth gap as a result of a knocked-out tooth, we may… Read more »

Healthy Food For Healthy Smiles

We all want to take care of our bodies and give them the best fuel for our daily activities. Many of us understand that eating well can give us a boost of energy and general well-being. Did you know that a healthy diet affects your mouth health, as well? Let’s take a look at some… Read more »