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 »

Think Before You Pierce

Are you considering getting your tongue pierced? It may seem like a great idea to stand out in a crowd and to express yourself. However, it is not without its risks, and you need to understand those risks before you decide to go ahead and get your piercing. For example, if your piercing is not… Read more »

Oral Health: Dental Floss

Are you aware of the benefits that dental floss can have for your smile? It is important to make sure that you use interdental cleaning tools such as dental floss to reach between your teeth, since daily brushing will not be enough to clean those areas. Use dental floss to reach the areas between every… Read more »

Keep Teeth Healthy While Traveling

In the hustle and bustle of travel, it can be hard to keep up with regular dental care habits and keep teeth healthy. This is especially true when it comes to dental hygiene and dental care. Don’t get into a “tourist trap” of unhealthy eating. Convenience stores, gas stations and airports are full of sugary… Read more »

Steps to Ward Off Gum Disease

Do your gums bleed easily, or do you have persistent bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away? If so, you could be suffering from gum disease. Although gum disease is a serious concern, it can be treated. To help you ward off gum disease, our , Dr. with in , , is happy to… Read more »

Tongue Cleaning Can Help Reduce Bad Breath

A consistent daily oral hygiene routine is an essential component in the prevention of oral health problems. The American Dental Association advocates that you should brush your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. It’s also important to thoroughly floss between all your teeth and along the gumline. Some individuals… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Treatments to Keep in Mind

If you are interested in brightening your teeth, we invite you to consider professional teeth whitening treatment. Our dentist will provide precise guidelines on choosing a treatment that meets your smile goals and maintaining the results of your procedure. Below are a few general guidelines to keep in mind when you are choosing your method… Read more »