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 »

Is There a Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease?

Do you frequently seem to have red, swollen, tender or bleeding gums? If so, you might want to consider getting it looked at and treated as soon as possible. Recent studies are suggesting that there could be a correlation between chronic periodontal disease in your early life and developing Alzheimer’s... Read more »

Don’t Fear the Root Canal!

Root canals have gotten a bad reputation over the years. No one wants to hear that they need a root canal. Even the words conjure up visions of hours in the dental chair and great pain. However, with the advances in modern dentistry, root canals can be used to save... Read more »

Benefit from the Replacement Powers of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a tooth replacement option for patients who need to fill gaps in their smiles left by missing teeth. This dental restoration directly fuses with the jawbone to provide a strong bond that can last a lifetime, just like your natural teeth. The fear of loose artificial teeth... Read more »

Symptoms of a Dental Abscess Call for Professional Treatment

If you sometimes miss one of your regularly scheduled dental checkups, a small cavity can go undetected and undiagnosed. In time the bacterial presence associated with untreated tooth decay can start to invade the deep into the sensitive core of the tooth. As this starts to happen the patient may... Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Gum Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors

Are you aware of common signs and symptoms of gum disease and how to properly identify it? Several signs and symptoms often let you know that you are suffering from periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, because infections arise within your gum tissues, which will need to be treated... Read more »

Your Smile and Water Flossers

Have you ever heard of water flossers before? Did you know that water flossers are sturdy and reliable interdental cleaning tools that are designed to rinse out the areas between your mouth with steady beams of water for optimum oral health? Water flossers can be used as alternative treatments to... Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Toothbrushing Techniques

Key aspects of your oral health care involve your toothbrush and tooth brushing techniques. It is essential to clean out your mouth every day using effective tooth brushing skills. In order to ensure that your mouth can remain free and clear of plaque and debris, always focus on your tooth... Read more »