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 »

Common Signs of Oral Cancer

Did you know, the sooner you catch cancer, the better your chances are at overcoming it? Well, it’s true! Cancer is a serious threat to your life and if neglected, could lead to fatal consequences. Oral cancer is also a threat to your oral health, which is why it is essential to get your oral… Read more »

How to Pick the Right Toothpaste

Did you know that the toothpaste you use can have a huge impact on your oral health? Obviously, any toothpaste is good for you (except the ones with sugar to sweeten them) and your teeth. But by using the right toothpaste, you can increase your oral health exponentially. How is that possible, you ask? Well,… Read more »

Surgical Intervention Can Improve a Cleft Palate

Ideally, your child’s facial plates should fuse together naturally during fetal development. However, there are a few rare instances where incomplete fusion in the roof of the mouth causes an opening in the periodontal tissue as well as other oral structures. This condition, known as a cleft palate can affect the appearance and function of… Read more »

Gum Disease: The Facts You Should Know

If you’re interested in knowing all there is to know about gum disease, then our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. The more you know about gum disease, the better chance you have of keeping it at bay. So, to help you, our dentist is happy to share some gum disease… Read more »

All About Chewing Gum

Are you familiar with the benefits of sugarless gum? Sugarless gum can be used to freshen breath and clean your mouth, but it can also be used to help lower your risk for cavities, which is not due to the ingredients in gum, but rather the act of chewing it. By chewing gum, you can… Read more »

Realize the Triggers to Your Sensitive Teeth

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, do you realize or understand what is causing it? Our dentist, Dr. with in , , cares for the health of your smile and understands many people may not know sensitive teeth have causes and triggers that should be addressed. If you have a fractured tooth or have… Read more »