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 »

Remember Your Smile’s Travel Kit for Spring Break

Spring is in swing and with it comes days of sunshine and fun. This time of year has become a favorite time to have a vacation and experience something new. This year, why not travel with your smiles health kit to keep your smile healthy and beautiful for all the fun pictures and memories you… Read more »

Pregnancy and Dental Care

If you are expecting a baby, congratulations! It is a busy time for you, buying baby clothes, keeping your doctor’s appointment, getting the nursery ready and of course picking out a name! But have you seen your dentist? Seeing our before the baby comes will give you a chance to take care of your cleaning… Read more »

Dental Cleanings: Part of Complete Oral Care

More than a bonus feature, dental cleanings are an massive part of complete oral care. In getting your teeth cleaned and mouth examined, you are taking steps to prevent significant health problems, such as heart disease, gum disease, stroke, and oral cancer. Oral health problems are typically preventable, however they are still very common and… Read more »

Is a Dental Crown the Right Choice for Your Damaged Tooth?

Do you have a tooth in your smile that is causing you trouble? If you have suffered an oral injury and accidentally damaged a tooth, a dental crown may be able to restore your tooth to full function and natural-looking appearance. Crowns can also restore teeth which have been damaged or weakened by extensive decay… Read more »

The Benefits of Rinsing

Do you wonder why it’s recommended to rinse your mouth with mouthwash daily? If so, our , Dr. , would be happy to tell you why. Rinsing can help you have a better smile and oral health because it has many benefits. To help you understand a little more, our will be happy to list… Read more »

Caring for Dentures

We won’t lie: false teeth can take a lot of effort. However, the benefits really are worth it. Here are a few tips on caring for dentures. Once you’ve received dentures, you’ll be able to speak correctly and chew food again, and your smile will be full again. To preserve your regained oral health, make… Read more »