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 »

The Inside Scoop on Enamel Erosion

Do you know the inside scoop on enamel erosion? If not, this blog is right for you! Your tooth enamel is a crucial point when it comes to protecting your oral health. That is why it is essential to know all you can about your tooth enamel, which includes understanding... Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Dental Hazards

You deserve to have a smile that is healthy and beautiful, and our dentist and team encourage you to achieve that smile by maintaining good oral hygiene and having dental checkups twice a year. Good dental habits are key to preventing tooth damage caused by substances and activities that are... Read more »

Cavity Symptoms You Can Recognize

If you have developed tooth decay, we encourage you to visit the dentist as soon as you can because cavities that aren’t treated can grow and become more complicated to address. Cavities can even result in the need for root canal therapy to preserve the tooth. We invite you to... Read more »

Is Bruxism Sending You to a Sleep Clinic?

The common sleep disorder called sleep apnea is discovered many times by your dentist before your doctor. This is because a dental disorder closely related to sleep apnea is bruxism, the damaging habit of grinding teeth or clenching the jaw. The may be wear on your teeth, wounds in your... Read more »

Flossing for Your Health

Were you aware that flossing could be as important to your dental health as brushing your teeth daily? This could be one of the reasons why dentists always ask if you are flossing at home. Brushing your teeth can be great for cleaning plaque from the chewing surfaces of your... Read more »

How to Approach Persistent Sour Breath

Having bad breath is never pleasant, but it is often caused by poor diet and oral care and can be remedied by improving oral hygiene habits such as daily brushing, flossing and antibacterial mouthwash use. However, the development of halitosis, or chronic bad breath, is often an indication of a... Read more »