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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Some Things to Remember About Brushing

Brushing our teeth helps us keep them a nice white color and keep gum disease from taking hold. Of course, brushing is only effective when it is done correctly. If you would like to review brushing, we will gladly give you a few pointers. – When you set the brush to your teeth, hold it… Read more »

Closing the Gap With Dental Bridges

Teeth get lost sometimes, and that can leave us with a gap in our smile. Of course, there are many ways to fill in the gap, and one of them is a dental bridge. A dental bridge can replace that missing tooth by providing a natural-looking artificial one. A bridge is usually crafted with a… Read more »

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

A composite filling is just one of the many types of dental fillings available to you. All dental fillings serve the purpose of restoring teeth that have succumbed to tooth decay. As their name suggests, they fill the cavities created by decay so the affected tooth can get its strength back and be protected from… Read more »

What Is Scaling and Root Planing?

Scaling and root planing is a treatment that can help you fight gum disease once it has set in. It can help you clean out the plaque and the tartar that is affecting your gums and causing the disease. What typically happens with gum disease is that the gums pull away from your teeth. When… Read more »

How to Guard Your Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a good way to fix teeth that are chipped, are discolored or have large gaps in between. However, as with many dental restorations, you need to take good care of your bonding to get the full benefits. You will need to be careful that you do not break the bonding, as it… Read more »

Dental Crowns and Tooth Decay

A dental crown can protect a tooth that was partially decayed or broken. It covers up the tooth and can be used to chew food as you normally would. However, we hope that you understand that this protection is not absolute, but there are some normal, everyday things you can do to keep the tooth… Read more »