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 »

Find the Cause of Your Halitosis

Are you tired of worrying about your bad breath? Do you find yourself stressing about how to hide your persistent bad breath? If so, you could have halitosis. Halitosis is a condition that causes you to have stubborn bad breath that is difficult to eradicate. Our , Dr. , can help you find the cause… Read more »

When a Problem Tooth Needs to See the Dentist

Just like when you’re sick with something that feels like a cold, but might be something worse, we tend to wait to see a dentist until we’re sure a problem tooth isn’t just a temporary toothache, but something much more serious. However, the truth is that, just like with other medical problems, you likely need… Read more »

A Distressed Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Small areas of dental attrition and defects in a tooth’s enamel layer can lead to unnecessary complications, including tooth decay and dental fractures. In many of these cases our can repair the compromised area by applying a simple dental filling. Once it has been married to the surrounding tooth enamel, the special dental material will… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dental Floss

When it comes to your interdental care, slow and steady often wins the race. Although it shouldn’t be a race at all, you do need to make sure that all areas between each tooth are adequately cleaned. Because you are slowly and securely cleaning between your teeth as needed, there are several issues that you… Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Floss

Are you aware of the importance of dental floss? Dental floss is an interdental cleaning tool designed to clean between your teeth. Because brushing alone cannot clean between teeth, dental floss is essential for making sure your smile is well protected from the risks of plaque buildup and debris that may be linked to eating…. Read more »

Don’t Use a Dental Whitening Product Without Consulting Your Dentist

Every year, millions of Americans struggle with stains on their teeth. Discolored teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. Many people may try to fix this problem with whitening products that are sold in stores. While many of them are effective, others may not do everything that they claim, and still others… Read more »

Do I Need a Dental Exam or Cleaning?

We understand that dental appointments can feel inconvenient or make you anxious. Even if you notice no problems with your teeth and gums, procrastinating a cleaning or an exam is really not a good idea. Attending a cleaning or exam every six months helps you keep your teeth and gums in good condition. Regular cleanings… Read more »