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... 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... 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 »

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 »

Positive Dental Tips: Dental Damage Treatments and Prevention

Dental damage arises out of risk factors in your life that can contribute to harm to your teeth and gums. Although many risks are often attributed to the products we consume and the oral hygiene care we keep, there are several factors in your life that can be doing damage... Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Can Help Resist Cavities

Did you know, chewing sugarless gum has many amazing advantages that can help improve your oral health? Yes, it’s true! Chewing sugar-free gum can help protect your teeth from cavities. Yes, you read that right! Gum has many benefits for your oral health, especially sugarless gum. Our dentist, Dr. Claude... Read more »

Oral Hygiene and Dental Bridges

When you have a dental bridge, it may be easy to put off things like brushing and flossing. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth in both function and form, but it is not real, right? Actually, you can do yourself a great service by brushing and flossing the bridge... Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Mouth Jewelry

Are you aware of the risk associated with mouth jewelry? Mouth jewelry consists of appliances that are inserted into the mouth often for fashion. This can lip or tongue rings. By wearing mouth jewelry, you could find yourself at an increased risk for several issues including damage to your teeth,... Read more »

A Tooth Sensitivity Treatment Plan Might Include Increased Fluoride

If you struggle to remember to brush your teeth twice each day, or you sometimes forget to floss at least once each day, plaque and tartar in your mouth could lead to a chronic buildup of plaque acids. As time goes on the persistent oral acidity could cause the microscopic... Read more »

Oral Health and Other Ailments

According to the Centers for Disease Control, excluding accidents, a large number of deaths in the United States are caused by the diseases that have a strong correlation with poor oral health. Some of the health problems include diabetes, cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke and Alzheimer's disease. -People with... Read more »