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 »

The Reasons Why You Should Attend Your Checkups

Do you ever wonder why our dentist strongly recommends attending your checkups every six months? If so, our dental team is happy to help you understand why. It’s important to make your dental checkups a top priority because they can do many things for your teeth, gums and smile. In fact, your dental checkups can:… Read more »

How a Dental Crown Is Placed to Address Tooth Decay

If a cavity doesn’t receive timely treatment, it can start out small but spread to other areas of the tooth enamel and severely impede the tooth. When a tooth becomes badly decayed, we often recommend that the compromised tooth enamel is replaced with a custom dental crown. The process to create a dental crown typically… Read more »

When a Tooth Is Knocked Out You Need to Apply Simple First Aid and Seek Emergency Treatment

Dental trauma can range in severity from a minor chipped tooth to a severe damage to teeth and soft oral tissues. In some of these instances a hard blow to the mouth can potentially sever the periodontal ligaments that hold a tooth in its socket. In a moment like this you will need to apply… Read more »

Chronic Bad Breath Could Be Linked to a Developing Oral Health Problem

Consuming pungent foods and beverages can certainly cause a case of acute bad breath. However, these odors can often be dispelled by brushing and flossing your teeth or vigorously rinsing with antiseptic mouthwash. At the same time persistent bad breath, with no obvious or immediate cause could be a serious cause for concern. In some… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a dangerous dental issue that is also known as a cavity. It should be avoided at all costs, especially because it can destroy your tooth, smile and oral health if you let it. To increase your chances of preventing tooth decay, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about… Read more »

Oral Health Recaps: Halitosis Treatment/Prevention

Are you aware of the risk factors that produce halitosis as well as the treatment methods that you can use to help limit bad breath or even prevent it entirely? For starters, it is important to determine the exact cause of your halitosis so effective treatments can be given. If your halitosis, also known as… Read more »

Routines to Remove Plaque

Losing teeth is no laughing matter. Periodontal (gum) disease isn’t fun either. But these sad conditions don’t just sneak up on you. They both start with allowing plaque build-up. So, when we’re talking about oral health, it is absolutely necessary to discuss plaque and how ignoring it can lead to the most damaging dental problems…. Read more »