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 »

Saving Your Tooth with a Root Canal

At the center of your tooth lies the pulp. The pulp is important because it contains the nerves and blood vessels necessary for keeping your tooth health. But the pulp can become damaged or diseased if it is infected through a cavity or crack in your tooth. Before the invention of the root canal, a… Read more »

Conquering Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a very real thing for many people. While a fear of the dentist can be common, it can also keep you from getting the care your smile and your body needs, and can result in serious problems later on. To avoid those problems you need to get past your dental anxiety. To… Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling May Be Needed to Repair a Cavity That Appears When You Smile

Tooth enamel demineralization is often related to poor oral hygiene habits which lead to a build-up of bacterial deposits in the mouth. As oral plaque acids persist your teeth can become increasingly vulnerable to tooth decay. If your regularly scheduled dental checkup with our experienced team locate a cavity, we will likely recommend a follow-up… Read more »

A Tooth With a Big Cavity May Need a Dental Crown

Changes in the surface texture of a single tooth, sensitivity and persistent discomfort could herald a developing area of tooth decay. If you procrastinate having the affected tooth examined by my dental team, the cavity will gradually spread, which could cause significant complications. If you have noticed a problem with one of your teeth, you… Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Tooth Hazards

It is important to always exercise caution with any tooth hazards that may be present in your life. Every time you find yourself partaking in a habit, ask yourself if it’s potentially dangerous to your teeth and gums. After a while, you’ll start realizing that a lot of lifestyle choices you have are actually extremely… Read more »

Water Flossers and Their Benefits if Threaded Floss is Failing You

If you are struggling using traditional tools when flossing between your teeth, it may be a good idea to consider investing in an alternative interdental cleaner such as a water flosser. Through the use of a water flosser, you can clean between teeth without worrying about ever using a thread. This can be extremely effective… Read more »

Better Smiles Begin With Teething Treatments

One of the biggest risks that children face in regard to the oral health care is due to teething. Although it often does not have any lasting effects, it can cause severe pain and discomfort for a child. Teething occurs when teeth slowly erupt above the gum line and become visible in the mouth. This… Read more »