October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

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 »

Four Dental Health Myths

In this information age, the Internet is a blessing and a curse. The blessing is that with all the information in the world is at our fingertips. The curse is that there is a lot of baloney on the world wide web, and you have to always be sure you aren’t being punked. Here are… Read more »

The Dental Bridge Test: Find Out What You Know

Our dentist, Dr. , recommends knowing all there is to know about dental bridges so you can make sure it’s the right restoration for you and so you can keep it in tip-top shape when you have one. So, test your dental bridge knowledge today (and maybe even learn something new) by taking the following… Read more »

H2O and Your Smile

Alright, listen very carefully. Set down the soft drink, back away slowly… to the sink. Okay, so maybe that sounded a little dramatic, but when it comes to your teeth, the best thing you drink is water. Coffee and tea can darken your smile. Soft drinks, sports drinks and energy drinks are often loaded with… Read more »

Does Soda Hurt Your Teeth?

These days, it seems like just about everything we grew up eating is bad for us in one way or another. Or, some things we thought were bad are now seen as good. But there is one constant among the changing effects diets have on our health – soda isn’t good for your teeth. It’s… Read more »

Bad Teeth Brushing Habits

We all know how important it is to brush teeth twice every day, once in the morning and once in the evening. However, many people are not aware of the bad teeth brushing habits that they may be guilty of. Dr. and our team have put together this list of bad brushing habits to break… Read more »

Some Hacks for Flossing

Flossing is very important. In fact, it helps you have a strong and healthy smile and it even helps you avoid major dental issues, like cavities and periodontal disease. It’s best to have a top-notch flossing routine so you can properly clean and care for your teeth and gums. To help you do so, our… Read more »