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 »

Healthy Lifestyle Equals Healthy Smile

Did you know having a healthy lifestyle can help you have a healthy smile? Well, it’s true. This is why our dentist, Dr. , advocates for having the most active and healthiest lifestyle possible. Having a healthy lifestyle can help your smile in many ways. In fact, it can: -Prevent teeth grinding habits: This is… Read more »

All About Tongue Scrapers

Tongue scrapers are handy oral hygiene tools that can help you and your oral health in many ways. They come in many different shapes and sizes, but no matter what they look like, they all clean the bacteria off the tongue. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to tell you all about tongue scrapers today… Read more »

The Wonderful World of Your Dental Hygienist

The hygienist is an important part of our team of oral healthcare professionals. Dental hygienists have been educated and trained in college for their field, and must be registered and certified by the state to do what they do. Their primary calling is to diagnose dental problems and administer therapeutic and preventative care to our… Read more »

What to Know about Dental Bonding

If you’ve been going to the dentist regularly for years (like you should be!) you’re probably pretty familiar with procedures like a crown, root canals, and regular cavity fillings. Hopefully, you haven’t needed any of those done, but you’re at least aware of them. But are you aware of another great procedure that can help… Read more »

Picking Your Next Toothbrush

If you want to get the most out of your toothbrush, you need to know when it is time to retire it. You should replace your toothbrush every three months. If the bristles are worn out or flattened, or starting to droop like the fronds of a palm tree, it’s time for a new one…. Read more »

Smile Wide with Bad Breath Treatments and Prevention

Are you familiar with all the different causes of halitosis? Halitosis, which is more commonly referred to as bad breath, is a condition in which foul odors slowly seep out of your mouth. Several different risks are possible for the presence of bad breath, and many are easily treated. However, in order to effectively eradicate… Read more »