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 »

Your Saliva

Saliva is not one of those topics that come up in polite conversation. But saliva, no matter how disgusting you may find it, is extremely important, even vital to your oral health. Saliva does a number of things for your mouth. It keeps your mouth hydrated, helps carry fluoride and minerals to your teeth, washes… Read more »

Educating You on Enamel

When you have questions about different things pertaining to your health – especially things you don’t want to discuss publicly – you likely go to the internet for information. And that’s why we’re here! We know that enamel is a widely-used term in the dental world, and if you don’t know what it is, it’s… Read more »

The Detection of Cavities

You try hard to keep up with your dental hygiene so that your smile can shine at its best. Despite your best efforts, a cavity can form in your mouth. You may be wondering how your cavity formed. Dr. and our team are eager to teach you about cavities and how to detect them. Cavities… Read more »

Did You Know Dentures Provide These Exciting Results?

Dentures are a popular method of replacing missing teeth because they are removable appliances that can fill large and small areas of missing tooth loss to provide full smiles. Partial dentures may be ideal for a few lost teeth, and complete dentures offer a full artificial dental arch. Dentures go beyond simple tooth replacement to… Read more »

Sugar Saps Your Oral Health

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made a recommendation that no one over the age of 3 should eat more than 50 grams (12.5 teaspoons) of sugar a day. That amount is equivalent to the sugar found in a 12 ounce can of Coca-cola. As of November 2015, the FDA warned that sugar shouldn’t… Read more »

Dental Fillings: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about dental fillings, then you have come to the right blog. Here, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to discuss some details about dental fillings that might answer the questions you have. To provide the information, is happy to answer commonly asked questions, which are: Q: What types of dental fillings… Read more »