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 »

Recognizing Sleep Apnea Risk Factors

When was the last time you had a proper night’s sleep unimpeded by poor breathing that woke you up? If you can’t remember, you may have a condition called sleep apnea that causes sleep disruption. There are two common types of sleep apnea, and these are obstructive sleep apnea (an obstructed airway) and central sleep… Read more »

What Saliva Does

Have you ever wondered why your mouth produces so much saliva? And it’s not just your mouth, either, but dogs too. What’s the deal with all this excess liquid? Well, the good news is that this production of saliva greatly benefits the health of your teeth, and your mouth. Once you understand how important saliva… Read more »

Avoiding Dental Problems

Our , Dr. , encourages you to do everything you can to prevent dental problems. This is because dental problems can damage your smile and severely affect your oral health. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to prevent dental issues, and our dentist is happy to tell you all about them today. If… Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Teenage Dentistry

Several risks can arise to a teen’s oral health as the last of their teeth begin to grow in. During your teen years, your wisdom teeth will be the last adult teeth you ever receive. Once they are in place, you will need to make sure that your teeth are well taken care of, so… Read more »

Composite Dental Fillings Looks Like Natural Tooth Enamel

Patients who struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine or who sometimes skip their regularly dental checkups are at increased risk of suffering a cavity. Early symptoms of tooth decay could include a minor change in the surface texture of the tooth, worsening sensitivity or a minor discoloration in the affected tooth enamel. If… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are an effective and popular branch in the world of cosmetic dentistry. That is because of the wave of success dental veneers have had in recent years providing thousands with a flawless and beautiful smile. Specifically, dental veneers are essentially custom-made shells that are designed to cover the front of your existing natural… Read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Needs Professional Attention

Dental fillings are designed to last for many years. However, chronic inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can gradually start to demineralize the surrounding tooth enamel. This can start to weaken the area around the dental filling. As this starts to happen you might notice a gradual change in the surface texture of the tooth,… Read more »