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 »

Cavity Prevention Tips

Stopping cavities is one of our ’s main goals, as cavities can often lead to several other oral health issues. Cavities are one of the most common dental issue we deal with, and it seems like almost everyone will need to get a cavity filled at one point in their life. If you’re serious about… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Rules to Follow When You Have Invisalign® Aligners

When you are aligning your teeth with aligners, there are things that can hinder your progress toward your perfect smile. One of those things is poor oral hygiene. In fact, poor oral hygiene can result in an affected orthodontic appliance as well as a vulnerable and damaged smile. This is why our dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

Interdental Cleaning Alternatives

Brushing your teeth is very important for your dental health, but your toothbrush can’t do all the work on its own. Brushing needs to be accompanied by flossing in order for your teeth to get completely clean. Why floss? Floss or other interdental cleaners clean in between the teeth where the brush can’t reach. Mouthwash… Read more »

Treating Lip Injuries At Home

If you ever have an accident that results in a injured lip, here are some things you can do to treat it. You can clean the injury with some soap and water. You can use a soft cloth to carefully apply the soapy water and to clear it away when your done. Other treatments mentioned… Read more »

Your Oral Care Routine Should Only Include Quality Dental Care Products

We agree with the American Dental Association that you should brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily. The use of an antiseptic mouthwash will help to wash away lingering food residue and control the amount of bacteria in your mouth. Please keep in mind that not all oral hygiene products are equal, and… Read more »

The Dilemma of Dry Mouth

Do you suffer from chronic dry mouth? If so, you’re not alone. Around 25% of people have this problem. You might also wonder what this does to your dental health. Here is what you need to know. Dry mouth is more serious than just feeling as though you’re not getting enough water. Medically known as… Read more »