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 »

Cavity Prevention

Have you ever struggled to get ahead of cavities before they occur? Cavity prevention is an important part of maintaining a healthy smile. Understanding how to stop cavities in their tracks can help you and your family have more confidence in your oral health in general. Our dentist encourages everyone to educate themselves about the… Read more »

Do You Know How Your Dental Crown Is Made?

When designing a dental crown, it’s important that the restoration be highly durable so that it doesn’t crack from daily chewing and grinding. At your initial visit to receive a dental crown, our team forms a dental impression of your tooth alignment so that an off-site dental lab can form the crown. If you would… Read more »

A Chipped Dental Veneer Needs to Be Treated to Prevent Further Complications

Cosmetic dentistry often calls for using dental veneers to improve the appearance of unattractive teeth. They are typically constructed from dental grade porcelain or a special composite resin material that mimics the appearance of naturally white tooth enamel. The dental veneers are then carefully cemented onto the faces of each tooth that appears when you… Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Sufferers Might Benefit From Sugarless Chewing Gum

Plaque and excess food particles that linger in your mouth after eating a meal or a snack often serve as an effective medium for the natural bacteria living in your mouth. Ideally your mouth will produce extra saliva after eating to help wash some of the lingering food particles away.   People struggling with chronic… Read more »

Facts About Dental Checkups

Your dentist, Dr. , strongly recommends keeping up with your dental checkups. This is because your checkups are very important for your oral health and smile. To help you understand why and to help you understand more about the checkups so you can make them a top priority, our dentist would like to share some… Read more »

A Small Area of Chipped Tooth Enamel Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

Chipped tooth enamel can sometimes be more than a cosmetic nuisance. Some patients with a chipped tooth will also complain of increasing tooth sensitivity. Some chipped teeth are also prone to suffering cavities. If the damage to the tooth enamel is minimal, a dentist like Dr. might be able to repair the area by using… Read more »

All About Periapical Abscesses

Progressing cavities can become excruciatingly painful abscesses. A periapical abscess is when bacteria and decay takes over the inner tooth pulp, killing the nerves, and gains access to the roots, then spreads to the tip where it makes a pocket of pus. If left alone to spread infection, a dangerous abscess of this type can… Read more »