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 »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to... 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 »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.... Read more »

Positive Dental Tips: Halitosis Detection

Are you familiar with the risks of bad breath and what to do to keep your smile safe? Bad breath, also frequently referred to as halitosis, is a condition in which foul odors emanate from your mouth. In many situations, these foul odors are the result of products in your diet. However, they can often… Read more »

A Brief Insight Into Oral Cancer Screenings

When was the last time you had an oral cancer screening? If you use tobacco, then it’s important to be screened regularly for oral cancer. That is why having a regular dental checkup is essential to your oral health care. Our Dr. , cares about your oral health and your total overall health and is… Read more »

A Helpful Reminder About Flossing

Flossing seems like a simple job, but there are few things about it that can be useful to remember. These tips can help keep your teeth more plaque-free, which can help you maintain good oral hygiene and health. – Though it sounds like a lot, about 18 inches of floss may be needed. – A… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Sealants

Healthy smiles don’t have to consist of perfectly white teeth or sit in a way that no damage will ever possibly come to them. However, they do require making sure that you keep your teeth safe from damage that can arise. Although not all oral health risks or accidents are preventable, there are several steps… Read more »

All About the Facts of Dental Fillings

Did you know the more you know about dental fillings, the better? Well, it’s true. This is because it can help you make the best decisions for your smile and oral health, especially when you’re trying to decide between different restorations. It can also help you know more about dental care, which is always good…. Read more »

Emergency Endodontics for Dental Trauma

When a tooth suffers an accidental blow from a household fall or an athletic injury, the damage can sometimes extend deeper than the tooth’s enamel layer. In a case where the dentin, pulp or root of the tooth is traumatized you will likely experience severe toothache pain and sensitivity. In a moment like this you… Read more »