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 »

When Thumbsucking Is Not a Harmless Habit

If you your child’ has a habit of sucking their thumb, you are welcome to speak with our team at about whether this is a cause for concern. Many children go through a phase of thumbsucking when young, with no issues. We can offer guidance on when to intervene with a thumbsucking habit that can… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Tooth Decay

Your best smile is possible if you’re willing to maintain effective oral health care in the face of key oral health risks that may be present. Tooth decay is one of the most common forms of dental damage, so it is important to always have effective prevention and treatment plans in place should tooth decay… Read more »

Routine Dental Checkup: What to Expect

It may have been awhile since you’ve seen the dentist. If that has anything to do with anxiety or fear of the dentist, this short introduction to a typical dental checkup should put you at ease. After being greeted by our smiling receptionist, the next person you’ll meet will be either the hygienist or CDA… Read more »

Do You Need to See the Dentist?

If you develop a sudden and painful throbbing in a tooth or have a tooth that is lost or broken due to a fall or accident, then of course you will want to visit the dentist for treatment as soon as possible. However, we hope that a dental emergency is not the only time that… Read more »

Your Smile Depends on Interdental Cleaners

In order to improve your oral hygiene, it is important to always make sure that you take the necessary steps to clean between your teeth. Oftentimes, individuals forget to use interdental cleaning tools to rinse out plaque and debris that may be left behind between teeth. To help improve your oral health care, consider using… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Jaw and Facial Pain

Are you aware of the risk factors that contribute to jaw and facial pain? Unfortunately, there are several different causes and risk factors associated with it. In order to find out what the exact cause of your jaw and facial pain is, you need to visit your dentist for X-rays. Jaw and facial pain could… Read more »

You Can Receive a Dental Crown for More Than Tooth Decay

It would take quite some time to list off the uses of dental crowns or their many benefits that enhance and strengthen your smile. In fact, with proper care, your dental crown can endure through many decades of wear, and some patients actually enjoyed their high-quality dental crowns for a lifetime. We invite you to… Read more »