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 »

Oral Accident: How to Handle a Cut on Your Gums

Accidents can happen at any time, in any place, and to anyone. Are you prepared to handle an oral emergency? It is critical that you remain calm so that you can treat yourself or anyone else that may need help. Here is how you handle a gum cut. Gum tissue is delicate, but it heals… Read more »

Root Canals

Your oral health is one of the most important things in your life. It’s an indicator of overall wellness, in addition to ensuring you have great confidence and self-esteem. When you have a good smile, it means you have good oral health – and that gives you confidence in many areas of life. Sometimes, though,… Read more »

Test What You Know About Dental Crowns Here

Dental crowns are top-notch dental restorations that can help your smile and oral health in many ways. It’s best to know all about dental crowns so you can make sure it’s the right treatment for you and your teeth. To test your dental crown knowledge, and maybe teach you something new, our dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

Supernumerary Teeth and Hyperdontia

The typical mouth of an ordinary individual will have developed 20 teeth as a child and 32 adult permanent teeth when full-grown. That is, if they do not have a rare condition known as hyperdontia. A person with hyperdontia will have more than the normal amount of teeth. The extra teeth are called supernumerary teeth… Read more »

School Habits That Can Harm Your Smile

Do you want a strong and successful smile and oral health? If so, you should keep your teeth and gums in mind throughout the day. This means you need to clean and care for them regularly. Unfortunately, there are little school habits that can negatively affect your smile and promote dental issues. Our dentists, Dr…. Read more »

Using Dental Bridges as Restorations

Are you looking for a smile restoration? If you have missing teeth, have you considered a dental bridge? If not, perhaps you should! Dental bridges are proven to be safe and prosperous at restoring your smile from missing teeth. That is why they are a popular form of smile restoration today. Our dentists, Dr. Sonny… Read more »