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... 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... 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 »

A Basic Rundown of Optimum Oral Health

Are you doing enough to provide your smile the oral health care it needs? If your oral health care is not progressing smoothly, it could be linked to issues and hindrances you have with the care that you're providing. Although it is important to receive professional help as well, your... Read more »

Did You Forget to Clean Your Tongue?

Did you forget to clean your tongue today? Well, you may bee just one of many who don’t scrub their tongues after brushing your teeth. Brushing and flossing are important parts of your oral health regimen, but brushing and flossing alone, even when combined with mouthwash can’t get rid of... Read more »

If You Lost a Tooth, You Might Restore It Using a Dental Implant

Dental implants are a great way to restore a lost tooth. In fact, dental implants have been used for over a decade with a wave of success it has left in its wake. If you have a lost tooth, then we have exciting news for you! Our dentist, Dr. Scott... Read more »

Treating a Tooth with a Missing Dental Filling

A dental filling might be called upon to treat a minor cavity or another defect that compromises a tooth’s enamel layer. They are sometimes used to address chips or a minor case of dental attrition. After the dental filling has been bonded to the tooth enamel it will last for... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Bright with Flossing

Maintaining a healthy smile can enhance your appearance and your life, and this endeavor requires cleaning your teeth every day. For example, it’s important to floss thoroughly on a daily basis in order to clean tight areas of the teeth that are inaccessible to a toothbrush. If you struggle to... Read more »

Dairy, Veggies and Fruit

Taking care of our bodies involves eating a healthy diet. This affects our mouth health, as well! Let’s take a look at some of the healthiest foods for your smile. Dairy: When it comes to dairy, choose low-sugar options, such as plain milk, yogurt, or cheese. Cheese is especially helpful... Read more »