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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Root Canals

A root canal is probably one of the most misunderstood procedures in all of dentistry. It’s associated with pain, discomfort, and unhealthy teeth. Technically, those are all true, but what people don’t understand is why you’d ever need a root canal, what it does, and how to prevent needing one. So in an effort to… Read more »

Gum Disease Treatment

If you ever contract gum disease – from the mild gingivitis to full-on periodontitis – you need to have it treated quickly. Delaying gum disease treatment is a quick way to lose teeth, gums, and let the infection spread to your jaw bone. However, gum disease treatment is effective. Today, we’re going to look at… Read more »

Tooth-Friendly Foods

Just like some foods are great for your waistline – and others not so much- certain foods are great for your teeth. And healthy teeth are key to a great smile, good self-esteem, and stellar overall health. But you’d be surprised at how few people know what types of foods are good for your teeth… Read more »

Dentures vs. Implants

If you need teeth replaced on a large scale, you have a couple of options. Two of the most popular are dentures and dental implants. We’re not trying to position one as better than the other – they both have their individual merits. Rather, Dr. and the staff at in , want to show the… Read more »

What Are Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers are a cosmetic dental treatment that is made to improve the appearance of your smile. Veneers are quite beneficial if your smile lowers your self-esteem or makes you self-conscious when you show your teeth. Our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to offer dental veneers in , , to help you. You… Read more »

Do I Really Need to Floss?

Did you know that flossing could be just as important as brushing your teeth? This could explain why dentists always ask if you were flossing at home, or why dentists give away dental floss like it is Halloween candy. Brushing your teeth can clean plaque from the chewing surfaces of your teeth, but plaque also… Read more »