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 »

Brief Insight on TMJ

Your TMJ’s are an essential part of your everyday life, and you may not even know it. Your TMJ’s, also known as temporomandibular joints are located on the side of your face where your jaw connects. They work by opening and closing your mouth, helping you talk and even chew your food. When they are… Read more »

Everyday Practices that Cause Tooth Sensitivity

Of the many causes of tooth sensitivity, the most common tend to be exposed dentin as a result of tooth fracture, tooth enamel loss, cavities, gum disease and old dental fillings. We highlight some everyday practices that can also result in tooth sensitivity to help you understand what may be causing your discomfort. Sometimes, outside… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Cavity Prevention

Are you aware of the oral health risks associated with cavities? Because a cavity is a hole in your tooth enamel, you will need to make sure that you are practicing wise choices including fixing issues with your diet, your oral hygiene and your lifestyle. Through a firm combination of all of these efforts, you… Read more »

Oral Health Concerns: Plaque

Are you aware of the benefits of treating plaque buildup? Because plaque buildup is a key component of poor oral health, it is important to make sure your mouth is always clean and free of the plaque. Plaque is a layer of bacteria and debris that often sits on your teeth and can be difficult… Read more »

Addressing Persistent Tooth Pain

Most patients are unsure how to treat persistent tooth pain properly. Ignoring a toothache without seeking proper dental treatment could put you at risk of experiencing greater pain and needing costly dental work down the road. It’s important to treat a toothache properly, and our dental team is happy to talk to you about how… Read more »

Be Sure to Clean Behind Your Rear Molars

A consistent daily oral hygiene routine is essential for preventing periodontal disease problems and tooth decay. This starts with remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. You will also need to make a conscious effort to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along the gumline at… Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Severe Oral Trauma Might Need a Dental Bridge Restoration

Oral trauma can come in many forms and range in severity. Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth or a hard fall can impart so much force that it severely fractures a tooth near the gumline or effectively knocks it out of its periodontal socket. In a case this severe, you need to seek emergency… Read more »