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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

A Guide to Pediatric Dentistry

Raising kids is tough work. As a parent, you want what’s best for them. One of the more difficult things is to teach them that things they don’t like now are actually good for them. A good example of that is oral health. Kids rarely enjoy brushing their teeth, let... Read more »

What is Fluoride?

If you’ve ever paid attention to the messaging on dental products, you’ve likely seen fluoride advertised as an ingredient at some point or another. It’s used in the majority of dental products, because of the great benefits it has on your oral health. But do you know what fluoride is?... Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions About Veneers

What are veneers? Veneers are thin, custom-made, tooth-colored shells that are attached to the front of the teeth to improve and enhance their appearance. In most cases, veneers are irreversible because the front of the teeth are shaped to allow room for the veneers. When are veneers used? Veneers are... Read more »

Learning More About Dental Anxiety

Are you suffering from any forms of dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is often related to fears of the unknown that you may encounter in relation to visiting your dentist at the dental office. If you have stresses or concerns about upcoming therapies or treatments you may need, you could be... Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Healthy and Unhealthy Diet Choices

Would you say you're eating a healthy diet? Actually, a better question to ask is what do you think constitutes a healthy diet? Although many individuals immediately jump to the effects that a diet can have on their weight, very few take into consideration the effects that foods and drinks... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Adjust Many Smiles

A smile can go a long way in our life. In fact, it has often been reported that a smile is the first thing a person notices. If you have crooked or misaligned teeth, then your smile could be in need of Invisalign® to align them discreetly. Invisalign works through... Read more »