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 »

Some DIY Teeth Whitening Methods and Their Risks

Did you know that many DIY teeth whitening methods may be effective when it comes to giving you a whiter and brighter smile, but could actually have an adverse effect on your oral health? It's true! Many of the commonly used DIY whitening methods such as activated charcoal, baking soda/hydrogen... Read more »

Some Tips for Careful Brushing

Brushing seems simple enough, but many of us can take a little more care when we do it. There are many tips and guidelines that can help, but right now we have two that we would like to share with you. Don’t Be Too Tough The notion that we are... Read more »

Mouthguards 101

If you ever watch professional sports, you’ve seen athletes playing with their mouthguards. Their need for one is pretty obvious - but is your need for one as visible? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, and the risk presented to your teeth. Not everyone needs a mouthguard, but to... Read more »

A Tongue Stabilizer Can Improve Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Snoring is a problem among American adults and even children, and while it typically is non-threatening, snoring paired with interrupted breathing can be caused by sleep apnea and result in other health complications. To address snoring resulting from sleep apnea, you may need to wear and care for a tongue... Read more »

Enamel Erosion Might Be Mitigated by Fluoride Supplements

Strong and healthy tooth enamel relies on the density of mineral crystals to prevent tooth decay, tooth sensitivity and other dental health problems. Patients who frequently struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits or who drink an excessive amount of acidic beverages can start to experience problems related to tooth... Read more »

Treating a Chipped Tooth with a Dental Crown

The densely packed microscopic crystals that make up your tooth enamel are very strong but can be affected if you have habit of chewing pencils or grinding your teeth or are struck in the face. If you develop a chipped tooth, you may need to receive restorative dentistry like a... Read more »

Addressing the Truth of Root Canal Treatment

If you are experiencing a severe toothache or swelling in the gums, you may need to receive root canal treatment. This procedure famously causes patients to worry, but it is highly misunderstood. By addressing the myths of root canal treatment and actual truths, you can learn if this treatment is... Read more »