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 »

Soft Foods for Braces: Orange Bread Recipe

We’re here to help you find tasty foods that you can eat with your braces. Here is a recipe that we’re sure you’re entire family will love, and ask for again and again whether they have dental work or not! INGREDIENTS: -1 cake compressed yeast -¼ lukewarm water -2 teaspoons... Read more »

Your Guide to Invisalign®

A straight, beautiful smile is something that everyone wants. And rightfully so, since a good smile can do wonders for your appearance and self-esteem. Numerous studies have shown that those who smile more are likely to have higher rates of success in social and professional situations. Getting that smile, though,... Read more »

Impacted Canine Tooth Correction

Have you ever had a tooth come in wrong, such as in an improper position or the wrong spot entirely? What about a tooth that never came in at all? While tooth impaction is an unfortunate and common occurrence, it should receive treatment as soon as possible to spare the... Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Help Maintain Your Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is often the preferred option for patients with a missing tooth. The dental restoration process essentially replicates the original tooth with a single piece of dental work that incorporates an open dental crown on each end. Once the dental bridge has been cemented onto its anchoring abutments... Read more »

Oral Health Notes: Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing sugarless gum can help improve your smile? Are you aware of the benefits of sugarless gum for keeping your teeth clean and free of debris and acids? If you're struggling with brushing and flossing effectively, not only should you help employ new techniques to improve... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dentures

If you are showing signs of teeth that are so severely damaged that they may need to be extracted, it may be a good time to start thinking about what you can do to replace them. If an oral accident has occurred and teeth go missing or are needed to... Read more »