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... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Restore a Smile Marred by Missing Teeth

If you have lost one or more front teeth to a dental injury or untreated tooth decay, the missing tooth has likely done more than just hamper your ability to eat properly. Indeed, many people who are missing teeth also experience issues related to their outward appearance, which leads them... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... 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.... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age 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... Read more »

Why DIY Plaque Scraping is Dangerous

Plaque scrapers, an instrument used in dental procedures to remove plaque from teeth are available in many stores. Unfortunately, the misuse of plaque scrapers and other instruments like it can cause severe damage to tooth enamel and gums. Removing plaque is important but doing so with a sharp plaque scraper... Read more »

False Teeth through History

When you think of historic false teeth, if you ever do, you probably think of George Washington and his famous dentures. But the truth is false teeth had been around for many years before George became famous. The first known dentures date back to about 700 BC, and were made... Read more »

Inspirational Dentistry: Teeth Whiteners

Are you aware of the risks associated with teeth whitening treatment systems? Do you know which products may not be safe for use? Due to the vast explosion of society's desire for whiter teeth, various pretenders have popped up amongst over-the-counter products. Not all products focus on enhancing your smile,... Read more »

Preventing Oral Injury

If you wish to preserve your smile for a long time, you will need to prevent oral injury if possible. Unfortunately, smile damage occurs quite often, especially among babies who are mastering the ability to walk, kids who play roughly, and athletes involved in high-contact sports. We encourage you to... Read more »