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 »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... 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 »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Simple Tips for Dental Health: Composite Dental Fillings

Did you know that dental fillings can help treat smiles that are afflicted with cavities? When a cavity is present in a tooth, it means a hole has formed. If the hole is left untreated, it can allow bacteria to enter into the root of a tooth and lead to... Read more »

Effective Flossing Is Critical for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Lingering food particles, plaque buildup and other bacterial deposits that are not cleaned away by your daily oral hygiene practices can lead to several oral health problems. Over time it can lead to increased plaque acids that promote cavities as well as hardened tartar which increases your risk of suffering... Read more »

A Patient With Long-Term Gum Disease Problems May Be a Good Candidate for a Complete Denture

Poor oral hygiene habits and failing to attend your regularly scheduled dental checkups can cause a significant amount of hardened tartar to accumulate on your teeth near the gumline. As it persists the constant bacterial presence can lead to gingivitis, periodontitis and other gum disease complications. A dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Let No Veneers Be Broken This Day

Veneers are thin, porcelain covers made for your front teeth, and they are made to look like your the teeth they cover but in their ideal condition. They can help you with front teeth that are discolored, chipped or spaced too far from each other. Overall, they help your smile... Read more »

Should a Dental Bridge Replace Your Cracked Tooth?

A cracked tooth is not only often painful, but it can result in severe tooth injury that puts your oral health at risk of bacteria. Following tooth extraction to remove a cracked tooth, you can receive a dental bridge that restores healthy function to your smile. This single structure dental... Read more »