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 »

Smile Takeovers: Mouth Guard Support

Are you in need of mouth guard therapy? One of the best uses for mouth guard treatments is to lower your risk of suffering oral health problems caused by things such as blunt trauma. Due to the fact that a single strike to your face can destroy decades of hard work and damage your smile… Read more »

A Previously Extracted Tooth Might Need a Dental Bridge

There are some cases of tooth decay and oral trauma that are so severe that the affected tooth simply cannot be treated by endodontic therapy. In a moment such as this the dentist might need to extract whatever remains of the tooth from the periodontal socket before suturing the gums. Aftercare measures might also include… Read more »

A Guide To the American Dental Association

Have you ever been walking down the oral health aisle at the grocery store, and have seen products labeled with an “ADA Seal of Approval?” You’ve probably seen it a ton more than you realize – it’s everywhere. But few people know what the ADA stands for, or why their seal of approval is so important…. Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Diabetes and Your Smile

Are you suffering from diabetes? It is important to always ask yourself this question because nearly 30 million Americans are. This comprises nearly 10% of our entire US population and given its prevalence across large swaths of people, it is important to always have your health examined to determine if diabetes is present. This is… Read more »

Oral Trauma Can Cause Toothache Pain

Athletes are always at increased risk of suffering an injury. Contact sports athletes are at increased risk of suffering a blow to the mouth or face that could cause significant oral trauma. Even if you are using a necessary mouth guard a hard blow can still cause some unforeseen complications. Some individuals might not notice… Read more »

Helpful Tips to Help Your Floss

Effective oral health habits involve brushing your teeth as well as flossing before or after to remove food particles that have been trapped and can’t be cleaned away with your toothbrush to prevent tooth decay. The following dental floss tips can help you enhance your flossing technique and improve your oral health: – We advise… Read more »