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 »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Can Mimic the Appearance of Natural Tooth Enamel

A tooth with a discolored enamel layer or other cosmetic defects can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. At the same time a tooth with a significant physical defect such as a large cavity or significant dental fracture can lead to significant discomfort and sensitivity. If you are having a problem with one… Read more »

Got Questions About Oral Hygiene? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about oral hygiene, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about oral hygiene, the better. In fact, it can help you have the top-notch oral hygiene routine you need. So, to help you,… Read more »

Plaque 101

Do you get something built up along your gumline and teeth? Can you usually get it off after brushing, flossing or gently scraping it? If so, it could be a colorless, sticky film of bacteria and sugars known as plaque, which continually forms on your teeth. Your mouth is naturally full of bacteria and it… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Diabetes and Your Smile

The more you do to take care of your smile the better off your smile will be. Although you can avoid several oral health risks that may arise, by taking effective proactive steps towards your oral health care and its treatments, you stand the best chance of making sure your teeth and gums will continue… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing: Why?

Were you informed that you might need to have your teeth scaled and your roots planed, also known as a deep cleaning, but you don’t know what that even means? You aren’t alone. We would like to briefly describe why this procedure is performed and what you can expect afterwards. If you frequently get a… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Strong When You Are Sick

Cold and flu season is here, and it is affecting many people. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall out of the habit of taking care of your teeth when you’re feeling under the weather. With these tips, your smile can stay strong throughout your illness. The first tip seems obvious, but it is very important: make… Read more »

Even a Minor Dental Fracture Needs Treatment

Sometimes something as simple as nibbling on your fingernails or using your teeth to open a package can cause a chip or dental fracture. Even if the damage to the tooth enamel is minimal and you feel no pain, you should still have the compromised tooth treated by our dentist, Dr. . Without timely treatment… Read more »