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 »

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 »

How to Care for Your Dentures

If you have dentures, it’s very important to do all you can to keep them in tip-top shape. If you fail to properly care for them, they won’t effectively replace your missing teeth and help you eat, talk and smile the ways you want them to. So, our periodontist, Dr.... Read more »

A Guide to Tooth Extractions

Have you ever had a tooth extracted? Sometimes, yanking a tooth can bring relief. If it had a cavity or other form of decay or infection, that’s particularly true. However, it’s usually a sign of other problems. Today, we’re going to look at when and why you’d need tooth extractions,... Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Oral Emergencies

Sometimes oral accidents and injuries boil down to nothing more than just being in the wrong place at the wrong time. No matter what you do to help lower your risk, every once in a while, an oral accident can occur. That's why they're called oral accidents. However, if you... Read more »

How to Properly Care for Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are cosmetic shells that appear similar to your natural teeth and are cemented to the surfaces to enhance their appearance and improve the quality of the teeth. Some of the uses of dental veneers are to help teeth appear less crooked, close minor tooth gaps and whiten the... Read more »

Dry Mouth Prevention

Are you aware of the risks associated with dry mouth? Although dry mouth is not technically classified as a disease, it can lead to several other problems in your mouth an impair your oral health functions. The risks for dry mouth can come from medications. Medications often produce dry mouth... Read more »

Restoring Your Smile

If you have any missing teeth, it is essential to have them replaced as soon as possible. Not replacing missing teeth can result in alignment problems, problems eating and speaking, issues with your appearance, and even your gum disease and even tooth loss. Three highly effective tooth replacement treatments are... Read more »

Knowing the Risks of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is an awful disease that is diagnosed in thousands of patients each year, and the prognosis for recovery isn’t always good. Regular oral cancer screenings and knowing the risk factors can help you protect yourself from the disease. Tobacco use is one of the greatest risk factors for... Read more »

The Symptoms and Culprits of Gum Disease

Gum disease invades the gum tissues that encase your teeth and provide support and is one of the major causes of tooth loss in adult patients. Gum disease develops as a result of plaque, which is the sticky bacterial film that develops on the tooth enamel and is typically painless... Read more »