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 »

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 »

Healthy Foods to Eat for Your Teeth

Your teeth deserve healthy treats too! In fact, it is essential to take care of your teeth, so they can last a lifetime. There are many foods we can eat that can significantly improve our oral health and overall health. Understanding these foods and applying them to our diet can... Read more »

Enjoy a Successful Dental Visit with Sedation Dentistry

If the thought of sitting in the dental chair for treatment causes you to feel fear, we can help to calm your nerves through the calming effects of sedation dentistry, which promotes deep relaxation during a visit to the dentist. At our office, we can provide both nitrous oxide and... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Often Replace a Tooth Lost to Severe Dental Trauma

An accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes exert enough force to knock out or severely fracture a tooth. In these moments emergency treatment might call for extracting whatever remains of the tooth’s root to allow the gums to heal properly. Many of these treatment plans also include prescription pain... Read more »

Good Oral Health Habits Promote a Good Oral Hygiene

A healthy mouth is certainly an important aspect of maintaining a high quality of life. Cavities, gum disease and other oral health problems can cause significant discomfort and complications. Left untreated they can also be expensive to deal with. The first step in maintaining a healthy mouth in the long... Read more »

Cavity Prevention Includes Regular Dental Checkups

Cavity prevention is very important for maintaining a healthy mouth. Tooth decay is often the result of poor oral hygiene habits that allow for a buildup of bacterial deposits or failing to attend your routine dental checkups. When this occurs on a chronic basis the persistent presence of plaque acids... Read more »

The Perks of Invisalign®

Braces are not the only means of aligning your teeth. Invisalign® retainers are another route to take in this endeavor. Here are some reasons you might choose Invisalign over traditional braces. The first reason is the transparency of the retainers. Invisalign is made of a clear plastic that showcases your... Read more »

Nocturnal Bruxism and Night Guards

We have all, at one point, ground our teeth together. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, often stops before it causes any problems. However, some people do habitually grind their teeth when they sleep, and this can lead to problems. Nocturnal bruxism can happen for a few reasons. A common... Read more »