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 »

A Severe Facial Fracture May Require Maxillofacial Reconstruction

Automobile collisions, unprotected blows to the face and work-related injuries that impact the head can cause facial lacerations and significant damage to the underlying facial bones. Even with timely emergency treatment these injuries can have a significant impact on your appearance and the overall function of your mouth. In many of these cases a fractured… Read more »

Dental Detective: Toothpaste Ingredients Uncovered

There are so many toothpaste choices available on the shelves of the drugstore these days. There seems to be a toothpaste for every kind of issue, from whitening, to tartar removal, to gum inflammation, and sensitivity. But, the main reason you brush your teeth is to clean them and fight decay. So, what exactly is… Read more »

A Guide to Dentures

If you need teeth replaced, the first place to start is by doing research on replacement options. That’s smart, because it’s what all of us here at in , , recommend doing. This will help you make a better decision for your long-term oral health. One of the more popular options is to get dentures,… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing Can Ward Off Advanced Gum Disease

When you visit the dentist for a routine dental appointment, you typically receive a teeth cleaning to remove plaque, especially from your gum line. This is cleaning is performed to ward off gum disease, a gum inflammation caused by a buildup of tartar and bacterial plaque. If gum disease occurs, we can perform a deep… Read more »

Healthy Diet Tips for Your Teeth

Did you know a healthy diet can help your teeth too? Having a healthy and beautiful smile is important because a smile can make lasting impressions and is vital in our everyday life. To help you learn more about your diet, our dentist, Dr. in , , has provided you with healthy diet tips for… Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Oral Health Care for Older Individuals

Your oral health care should be the foundation of your smile. Caring for your smile as you age is essential to ensure your teeth can continue to thrive. Aside from the care you will receive from a medical professional, it is important to make sure you are taking care of your smile yourself. This includes… Read more »

Understanding the Causes of TMJ Disorders

The temporomandibular joints, commonly called TMJs, are important ball and socket joints located on either side of the jaw to connect it to the skull and enable full mouth movement. The purpose of the TMJs is to help you speak clearly, chew up food to be digested properly, and open and close your mouth in… Read more »