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 »

Beware of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Are you tired of being told you snore? Do you know why you are snoring? Snoring is often the primary symptom of obstructive sleep apnea and needs to be addressed as soon as possible. Snoring is restricting your air flow, and it could be causing you serious problems for your... Read more »

Preserving a Knocked Out Tooth Might Improve Your Treatment Options

Sports injuries and accidental falls in the home can sometimes impact the mouth with such force that it knocks out a tooth. In some of these cases the tooth remains whole. If it is kept alive, it might be possible for it to be implanted back into its original socket... Read more »

Flossing Facts

Flossing should not be ignored in our oral hygiene routine. Unfortunately, many people overlook flossing every day, which can lead to severe problems such as cavities and gum disease. Plaque and bacteria that have been wedged between the teeth or along the gumline can seep into your gums. That is... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Needs Professional Diagnosis

The essential function of your mouth relies on the smooth and comfortable function of the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. As time goes by certain lifestyle factors can influence the health and function of these complex joints. This could be related to a past dislocation of a temporomandibular joint,... Read more »

A Review of Four Treatments For Tooth Sensitivity

If you struggle with tooth sensitivity, we have good news. The dental field offers a wide variety of treatments for tooth sensitivity to help reduce your discomfort. We can help you identify the source of tooth sensitivity, and we provide a review of five tooth sensitivity treatments: - Desensitizing toothpaste:... Read more »

Are You Receiving Fluoride Regularly Enough?

Children often receive fluoride treatments during their dental checkups, but many patients stop receiving fluoride as they get older. This is a problem because fluoride strengthens your teeth against tooth decay and needs to be ingested regularly throughout your life. Your body’s defense against cavities are the mineral crystals in... Read more »

Take Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush plays a key role in your oral health. If the instrument is not taken care of, your teeth will not receive the proper care they need. Thankfully, caring for your toothbrush is easy. Here are some basic guidelines to follow: - Swap out your old toothbrush for a... Read more »