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 »

Oral Health Assessments: Diabetes and Your Smile

Are you aware of the relationship between diabetes and your oral health? Diabetes is a health condition in which your body’s ability to process sugar is damaged. Oftentimes, individuals will suffer from Type I diabetes where they do not make enough insulin or Type II diabetes where your body stops responding to insulin. In both… Read more »

Discussing Dentistry: Unhealthy Diet Choices

To help make sure your smile has the best chance of oral health success, you may need to assess all foods in your diet and eliminate ones that continually target your teeth and gums. If left untreated, your teeth can be extra vulnerable to dental erosion and tooth decay simply by the products you are… Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support From Oral Emergencies

The risk of oral accidents and injuries is always present throughout your life. No matter how old or young you may be, your mouth is always at risk of suffering dental damage in several different ways. To help keep your smile safe, you will need to always exercise caution with any risks that can befall… Read more »

Minor Case of Tooth Decay Might Be Treated by Installing a Dental Filling

Each dental checkup performed at includes a comprehensive dental cleaning as well as a thorough dental exam. If our dentist detects the early signs of gum disease, cavities or other oral health maladies Dr. will explain your treatment options. Patients suffering from a minor case of tooth decay might need to have the affected tooth… Read more »

Properly Caring for Your Dentures

Are you aware of the risks associated with lost or missing teeth? Even a single missing tooth can potentially increase your risk of tooth decay and gum destabilization, and can even cause other healthy teeth to move out of place. Thus, tooth prosthetics, such as dentures, will need to be used to restore your smile… Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush

Looking at your toothbrush, you would have to agree that it is not the most sophisticated piece of equipment in your house. Unless you have an electric toothbrush, it has no moving parts; and never requires a software update. But it does need a little care and attention to make sure that it does its… Read more »