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 »

Dental Implants are a Type of Smile Restoration for a Lost Tooth

Are you familiar with the various types of smile restorations? Did you know, dental implants can restore your smile if you have a lost tooth? Yes, it’s true! Dental implants are tremendously successful at restoring your lost teeth and offer long-lasting results for years to come. Our dentist, Dr. Thomas... Read more »

The Many Reasons Why Dental Veneers are Popular

Are you familiar with the many reasons dental veneers are so popular? If not, then we have news for you! Dental veneers can be a successful way to improve the appearance of the teeth in your smile, by hiding flaws and making your smile appear flawless. Because of their success,... Read more »

Aspects of a Super Smile: Oral Health Care

How often per day do you find yourself caring for your teeth and gums? If you are only limiting your oral health care to brushing and flossing in the mornings and at night you are probably not doing enough to keep your smile safe. This is because oral accidents and... Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Dental Anxiety

Are you familiar with dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is a common condition that arises in children and adults alike in which a person is afraid or has deep concerns about visiting their dentist office. This could be linked to the sounds of unpleasant noises or the idea of somebody working... Read more »

A Basic Review of a Professional Dental Cleaning

It’s important to receive a dental cleaning every six months, but many patients feel nervous about visiting the dentist for a checkup. We can help you feel comfortable at the dentist by offering a basic review of the dental cleaning process: 1. Dental X-Rays: When you are first directed to... Read more »

Receiving a Dental Bridge after a Cavity

If you have an untreated cavity, it will continue to spread in the tooth and can damage a significant amount of the tooth structure, including the internal dental structure. A cavity can put a tooth at risk of severe dental fracture, resulting in the need for tooth extraction and a... Read more »