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 »

Using Fluoride – A Guide

There’s long been a debate about whether or not fluoride is an effective, safe way to improve your oral health. However, after a lot of research, it’s been proven that you do need fluoride in your oral hygiene routine. Today, we’re going to walk you through why you need it, and how to use it…. Read more »

Why to Fill Kids’ Cavities

Do you ever wonder why some parents fill their kids’ cavities? You’ll like wonder that same question yourself if your kids end up with cavities. It seems like an awful waste of money since most kids get cavities in their baby teeth. Those teeth will fall out soon enough, so why throw away your money? Well,… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Tooth Replacements

Are you familiar with what your options are if you should ever suffer tooth loss? If you do have missing teeth, you can experience a severe downturn in your oral hygiene health. Missing teeth can even limit the functionality of various aspects of your face, head, neck, teeth and gums. To avoid difficulties associated with… Read more »

Daily Dental Care Matters to Your Dental Implant

Though dental implants are designed to endure for years, they need to receive proper care on a daily basis just like your natural teeth to stay in good shape and prevent dental issues. It’s common to have questions about how to care for dental implants, and we are happy to answer a few with these… Read more »

Your Denture Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

Your complete or partial denture, provided by our dentist, is designed to replicate the basic appearance and function of your missing teeth. Even though the removable dental appliance will not be vulnerable to tooth decay it will still require some daily care and cleaning. With consistency, it will help maintain a comfortable fit in your… Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Can Repair a Cavity That Appears When You Smile

The teeth in the front of your mouth are often visible when you smile. When a cavity develops on one of these teeth, it can be unsightly. Some people who suffer from tooth decay on a front tooth also complain of heightened sensitivity when biting into certain foods. If you have been experiencing a problem… Read more »

Replenish Your Smile With Interdental Cleaners

If you wish to enhance your oral health through the use of oral hygiene routines, make sure you’re always brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing every day as well. Flossing is essential for optimal health because brushing cannot adequately clean between teeth. Thus, an interdental tool such as a water flosser or dental… Read more »

Protect Vulnerable Back Teeth From Decay With Dental Sealants

If you are one of many people who have deep textures in the biting surfaces of their back teeth, this is normal but can pose health risks if you are unable to clean these areas fully when brushing. When food particles and plaque stay trapped, they can lead to tooth decay and cavities that require… Read more »