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 »

A Simple Fluoride Treatment Can Help You Maintain Strong Teeth

Preventing cavities and gum disease is a very important part of maintaining a healthy mouth. The process involves remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night with fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush. It’s also very important to thoroughly floss between each your teeth and along the gumline every... Read more »

Severe Dental Trauma Often Requires Simple First Aid While Seeking Emergency Care

An accidental fall can sometimes lead to a blow to the face, which harms the mouth. When teeth are chipped, or soft oral tissues are injured, simple first aid might be needed while you seek emergency care from our dentist. A gentle rinse with lukewarm saltwater can often help to... Read more »

What Can Dental Bonding Do?

If you have a small issue with your teeth, some dental bonding may be able to fix the problem. If you would like to learn more about its benefits, we are happy to share them with you. Looks Like a Tooth Bonding is made of a special material called composite... Read more »

Toothbrush Care 101

You likely know how important it is to brush your teeth twice daily. However, do you know how to properly care for your toothbrush? Your toothbrush can more effectively care for your teeth if you take good care of your toothbrush. Read on for some toothbrush care advice from the... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Canker Sores?

Canker sores are shallow ulcers that develop on the gums and inner lips. While they are small and typically not serious, they are very uncomfortable and can linger for days. We are here to help you recognize common triggers for canker sores so that you can avoid them as much... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Shield the Back Teeth Against Decay

Would you like to give your smile or your child’s smile an extra burst of protection? Ask us about dental sealants. Dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is painted over the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from decay. Who can benefit from dental sealants?... Read more »

Cleaning Braces Is Important

Adding orthodontics hardware to your mouth can make it difficult to clean. Extra hardware provides increased surface area for food debris, plaque, and acids to sit on your teeth and gums and create problems in your mouth. The bacteria in your mouth hide in crevices in and around your orthodontics... Read more »