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 »

Dental Emergency? No Problem.

Did you know that if you have suffered damage to a tooth or multiple teeth, or even lost a tooth due to a sports injury, that this can be remedied? It’s true! A knocked-out tooth, also known as an avulsed tooth in the dental world, is one of the most... Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration Might Be Needed to Treat a Case of Dental Attrition

As you grow older genetic factors or unaddressed tooth loss can gradually alter your oral structure. As it continues to progress multiple teeth can experience minor changes in their natural alignment. In some of these cases, the biting surface of one tooth start can start to wear and grind on... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Linked to Enamel Erosion Might Be Improved With Increased Fluoride

Tooth enamel erosion is often related to the frequent consumption of acidic beverages and inconsistent oral hygiene practices. Over time the oral acidic environment can start to demineralize your tooth enamel. As it continues to develop the microscopic pores start to expand and deepen. Teeth in this condition are at... Read more »

Teeth Whitening for Coffee Stains

Coffee drinking has become a daily ritual in society the world over. There are many people who claim they just cannot function without that morning cup of joe. Unfortunately, coffee is one of those beverages that can stain the teeth, causing yellowing and embarrassment. There was a time you had... Read more »

A Little History of Laughing Gas

One of the unsung heroes in dental history was a man named Joseph Priestly. He was the discoverer of nitrous oxide, or what is more commonly known as laughing gas, one of the most popular dental sedatives ever, and still in use today. The history of dental sedation starts here.... Read more »