October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

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 »

Tips and Tricks on How to Care for Your Dentures

Your dentures are top-notch appliances that can replace your missing teeth, give you the smile you want and help you perform daily tasks easily. However, this is only the case if you clean and care for your dentures regularly. Denture care is important when having the best appliance possible. So, our periodontist, Dr. , strongly… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Crowns

Are you ready to drastically enhance your smile with a cosmetic dentistry procedure but are unsure which one will work best for you? If so, it may be in your best interest to consider dental crowns. If you’re unfamiliar with dental crowns, take the quiz below for a detailed look into the benefits that dental… Read more »

Toothbrush Technique and Toothpaste To Use

We know that the foundation for good oral hygiene is to brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes, and floss once daily. But what about the proper technique to brush? What sort of toothpaste should I use? Too many of us assume that a tough-bristled toothbrush and lots of abrasive toothpaste are the… Read more »

Is Your TMJ Disorder Also Causing Tinnitus?

A condition that causes persistent ringing in the ears is called tinnitus, and it in fact is not limited to just ear ringing, but can also involve unusual sounds such as whistling, chirping, buzzing, and hissing. Some patients find tinnitus to be just a minor annoyance, while others suffer from more extreme tinnitus that is… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Flossing?

Flossing is an important task that helps you maintain a strong and healthy smile and oral health. Our , Dr. , strongly recommends flossing at least once a day. This means you can’t forget to floss or ignore the need for cleaning between your teeth. There are many benefits of flossing, and our dental team… Read more »

How to Maintain a Top-Notch Smile When Stressed

When you’re stressed, your oral health and smile can be affected. In fact, there are many dental issues that can occur, like canker sores, gum recession, jaw pain, teeth grinding habits, and more. It’s best to do everything you can to keep your smile in tip-top shape when you’re stressed. To help you do so,… Read more »