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 »

Teeth Grinding: The Habit That Can Destroy the Smile

If you tend to grind your teeth at night, then it’s important to determine the underlying cause, treat the problem and protect the smile. If you don’t do these things, your teeth can be in grave danger. In fact, you could suffer worn-down teeth, jaw soreness, broken teeth, headaches, loose teeth and more. Our dentist,… Read more »

Learn More About Plaque

Are you in the know about plaque? Do you know the dangers plaque can produce for your smile and overall oral health? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people disregard the need to clear plaque from their teeth, which causes serious oral health problems down the road and into their future. Our ,… Read more »

Clear Aligners: The Invisible Braces

It’s difficult to remember a time when traditional metal and wire braces weren’t the only way to straighten teeth, but clear aligners are helping to make them a thing of the past. While traditional braces are still the choice of dentists treating more severe alignment issues, now patients have choices and more convenient options that… Read more »

Dental Bridge Construction Following a Cracked Tooth

We hope you never experience the discomfort of cracking a tooth, as this can not only be uncomfortable but also result in an injury severe enough that the tooth needs to be extracted in order to preserve your oral health. If you have suffered a badly cracked tooth, we invite you to consider tooth restoration… Read more »

Invisalign® Aligner No-Nos

So, you’re well on your way to straight teeth with Invisalign® aligners. That’s great! They really are a wonderful option for those who want to avoid “metal mouth” and fly under the radar in social situations by circumventing traditional braces . Now that you have them, you must take good care of them. To help… Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Dental Bonding

If you suffer from any discoloration or damage or to your teeth. you may want to talk to your dentist about a dental bond. Teeth can be damaged in a variety of ways such as microscopic wear, oral accidents or injuries, or unhealthy habits. For extra layer of protection for a damaged tooth, consider a… Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Treat a Minor Cavity

Your daily routine is critical for removing plaque, stray food particles and other bacterial deposits before they can contribute to problems with gum disease and tooth decay. This consists of brushing your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste that includes fluoride. You also need to make an active effort to floss… Read more »