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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Do You Want Whiter Teeth? What You Need To Know First

That bright white smile you see on movie stars and models isn't something that only celebrities can have. Whitening your teeth is an easy, painless process that can boost self-confidence and give you the smile that you've always dreamed of having. That said, it's common for patients to feel confused... Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health by Improving Your Diet

You are what you eat. This couldn't be truer when it comes to your oral health. What you eat will affect your oral health, so if your diet lacks essential vitamins and minerals, you may have issues with cavities, sensitivity, gum disease, stains or other issues. Read on for tips... Read more »

Do You Struggle With A Constant Dry Mouth? These Treatments Might Help

Dry mouth may not seem like it's a serious problem, but it can impact your life in a negative way. Saliva is important for several reasons, and when your glands don't produce enough of it, you can suffer from side effects such as gum disease, cavities and even difficulty swallowing... Read more »

4 Habits for Cavity Free Check-Ups

Wouldn't it be nice to go to the dentist with confidence, knowing that your chances of having a cavity are next to zero? People who never get cavities have more than just luck on their side. They make daily choices that protect their teeth, enjoying lower cost dental care and increased tooth... Read more »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Side of Candy for Your Teeth

Sweets hold a special place in our culture.  Popular festivities built around holidays like Halloween, Christmas and Easter often include eating handfuls of suckers, candy canes, and jelly beans.  But constant candy consumption can have a serious impact on your teeth and oral health.  If you're not careful with the... Read more »

How’s Your Mouth? 5 Signs of Poor Oral Health and How to Combat Them

  Your oral health changes just as frequently as any other aspect of your overall health. Stress, medical conditions,and poor oral hygiene can contribute to a less-than-healthy mouth.  So how do you know when your oral health enters a slump? And how do you boost your mouth's health? In this post, we... Read more »