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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 the bone from the missing... 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. 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 Early Signs of Cavities

Did you know that it’s completely possible to spot a cavity between dental checkups. Oftentimes, we think that the only setting in which our cavities can be spotted and fixed is during our regular visits with the dentist. But if you know what to look for, you can easily identify early cavities and prevent them… Read more »

What Are the Rules Regarding Food and Beverages When I Have Invisalign® Aligners?

If you want a successful as well as convenient orthodontic journey with Invisalign®, then it’s important to follow the rules your dentist, Dr. , has. These rules can help you care for your appliance and your smile during treatment, which can help you prevent consequences and setbacks. Today, is happy to remind you of the… Read more »

Restore Your Oral Health After an Illness

Have you been struggling with your health during this harsh cold and flu season? If so, you are not alone. This year, thousands of people across our nation have fallen victim to a violent virus of the flu. As a result, their oral health has become at risk for cavities and gum disease. Dr. Carrie… Read more »

Tips on How to Soothe Teething Discomfort

Are you exhausted because you have been up all night with a teething baby? If so, our dentist, Dr. , would like to help you comfort your child so you and your baby can finally relax. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to soothe the teething pain. Those things are: -Rub your baby’s… Read more »

Maintaining Wisdom Teeth

Did you know that not all people have their wisdom teeth extracted? Many people never have wisdom teeth erupt, and there are a lucky few who have mouths large enough to hold all four of the wisdom teeth. Read on to find out extra about when it’s okay to hold on to wisdom teeth. Although… Read more »

Fix Decay with a Filling

Fillings are used to fill and repair cavities. They are made of several different kinds of materials that fill up the hole made in a tooth by decay. This compromised bit of the tooth is taken out, cleaned and filled in so that it can be restored to its normal function and shape. A filling… Read more »