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 »

The Keys to a Great Smile: Mouth Guard Support

Are you ready to protect your teeth and gums through the use of a mouth guard? A mouth guard is an oral appliance typically used to keep your teeth and gums safe from blunt trauma. Although mouth guards can drastically lower your risk for several oral emergencies, it is only meant to minimize damage rather… Read more »

Bring Your Child in For Their Dental Checkup Today

When was the last time you brought your child in to visit the dentist? Are you doing all you can to take care of their smile and overall oral health? Your child’s baby teeth are important too, and children still need to see the dentist regularly. Our , Dr. , cares about your child’s oral… Read more »

What to Do After Your Extraction

Our dentist, Dr. will extract a tooth as a last resort. Normally, it is best to keep all of your natural teeth when possible. However, if a tooth is severely damaged or infected, it may create a hazard for your other teeth or the soft tissue in your mouth. At that point, the dentist may… Read more »

Oral Tissues: The Facts You Should Know

If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to care for your gums, which are also known as oral tissues. Your gums are an essential part of your smile and oral health, and it’s vital to keep them in tip-top shape. However, that might be a tough task if you don’t know… Read more »

Do You Brush Your Teeth Too Hard?

As kids, we are all told how necessary it is to brush our teeth properly each day for protection against cavities. Dutifully, many of us grew up vigorously scrubbing our teeth like a maid on steroids trying to remove calcified grit from the shower tile. After all, the harder you scrub, the better the result,… Read more »

The Purpose of Remineralization in the Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel coats your teeth to provide a strong layer of protection against tooth decay and other health risks. However, if it is affected by bacteria, acids or time, tooth enamel can wear away, and it doesn’t come back. As an act of self-protection, the tooth enamel remineralizes itself every day to regain mineral density,… Read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Mouthwash

If you are looking for an additional cleaning utensil to keep your smile bright beyond brushing and flossing, consider the use of mouthwash. However, whereas cosmetic mouthwash is designed to only mask bad breath and other ailments, a therapeutic mouthwash may be needed if you wish to provide actual oral health care benefits such as… Read more »

Are You Showing the Signs of Gum Disease?

Do you have bleeding, receding, red, tender or swollen gums? Are you finding yourself with tooth sensitivity, pain when chewing, and loose teeth? Or bad breath that never seems to go away? These are all signs of the stages of gum disease. In the beginning stages of gum disease or gingivitis, you can treat it… Read more »