October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

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 »

Fluoride for a Healthy Smile

Fluoride is a mineral that can help the protective outer layer of your teeth stay healthy and fight against cavities. Even though swallowed fluoride is only helpful for people younger than 16 years old, topical fluoride treatments in toothpaste, mouth rinses, or direct applications can still help protect your teeth. Our dentist, Dr. James C…. Read more »

The Significance of Plaque Buildup Prevention

Are you aware of what plaque buildup is and how it can damage your teeth and gums? It consists of a thin layer of bacteria and debris in your mouth that collects due to dietary choices and poor oral hygiene habits. If you’re not adequately taking care of your mouth, you can be susceptible to… Read more »

Dentistry Dynamics: Treating and Preventing Bad Breath

Are you ready to revitalize your smile? If you do believe that you’re suffering from poor oral hygiene habits, it is important to make sure that you are ready to take the proper steps to ensure your smile can continue to thrive for decades to come. Not only do you need to improve the health… Read more »

Super Smiles: Mouth Guards

One of the most effective ways to protect your smile is with the use of a high-quality mouth guard. Mouth guards are designed to provide an additional layer of protection for your teeth and gums. They come in many varieties and some can be shaped or crafted to suit your oral health needs. Once you… Read more »

A Chipped Dental Bridge Needs to Be Addressed

Patients who grind their teeth at night or who participate in vigorous athletics without the use of a protective mouth guard are at increased risk of suffering damaged teeth and dental work. If you have a chipped or damaged dental bridge or dental crown, you need to have it examined and treated by ’s dentist… Read more »

Common Questions About Dentures

Do you have questions about dentures? If so, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. The more you know about the appliance, the better. In fact, knowing all about the appliance can help you ensure that it’s the right treatment for you and it can even help… Read more »