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 »

Tooth Avulsion Do’s and Don’ts

A dental injury in which a tooth is completely knocked-out is called a tooth avulsion by dentists. These types of dental injuries, usually caused by contact sports, are serious and should be tended to as soon as possible. Luckily, there are many methods of treatment and procedures available to return the state of your oral… Read more »

Need Some Dental Bonding?

Some minor dental issues like chipped teeth can possibly be repaired by dental bonding. If you wonder how it is placed on your teeth, we go over the process for you. The process is fairly simple compared to other treatments. We start by preparing the bonding, which is a special tooth-colored material called composite resin…. Read more »

Emergency Dental Care 101

We all spend a lot of time training on first-aid for other problems – but what about dental emergencies? From small cracks or chips in teeth to knocked-out teeth, holes in your lips or tongue, and other problems, there’s no shortage of possible dental emergencies. These tips will apply to a broad range of dental… Read more »

The Many Causes of Cracked Tooth Syndrome

We have heard some fascinating stories about the many ways people crack or fracture their teeth. Everything under the sun from playground accidents, to biting into something that turned out to be as hard as rock. One young man in a wave pool at the water park was slammed down teeth-first on the cement beach…. Read more »

A Dental Checkup for Early Detection of Oral Health Problems

Oral health problems can cause discomfort, lead to tooth loss, medical complications and even the possible loss of life. To help prevent these issues the American Dental Association puts forth several recommendations and guidelines. This starts with remembering brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as flossing once each day to remove bacterial… Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Answers You Seek

If you seek answers to questions about dental veneers, then our dentists are more than happy to help you. The more you know about dental veneers, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better choice you can make for your teeth, smile and oral health. So, to help you find the answers you’re… Read more »