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 »

Tongue Scrapers: All You Need to Know

Your tongue collects bacteria all day every day, which can be quite gross, right? Well, it’s natural and it’s nothing to be concerned about. The good news is that you can take measures to keep your tongue clean and fresh! One measure you can take is using a tongue scraper.... Read more »

What Exactly is Plaque?

Are you aware of what plaque is? Do you know why it’s essential to clean plaque off your teeth each morning and night? If not, you are in the right place! Plaque is a dangerous substance that can cause extreme damage to your smile if left ignored. That is why... Read more »

Learning More About Tooth Restorations

One of the key aspects of dentistry consists of making sure that any dental damage is properly repaired. Because there are several different forms of dental damage that can affect your teeth and gums, there are also several restoration treatments and procedures that our dentists can provide to ensure that... Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Tooth Enamel

Your tooth enamel is a very strong substance in your body that keeps your teeth safe from harmful substances, including acids and bacteria. Tooth enamel also prevents discomfort from heat and cold by covering the inner tooth structure, there the tooth nerves are. However, your tooth enamel is not forever,... Read more »

The Making of Mouth Sores, and How to Unmake Them

Having mouth sores can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing situation. Learn the common types and what you might do to treat them in this brief primer. The most contagious and impossible to cure mouth sore is the common cold sore. Cold sores are actually a form of the herpes simplex... Read more »

Oral Health: Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are designed to be cemented onto existing teeth or even dental implants to create a secure hold that can drastically improve the look of a damaged tooth and provide additional protection in the future. Dental crowns are known for their durability, and they can easily last multiple decades... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Could Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

Sports injuries, auto accidents and accidents in the home are some of the more common causes of dental trauma. In some of these cases the trauma may be so severe that a tooth can be knocked out of the patient’s mouth, or it may be broken off at the gumline.... Read more »