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 »

Dental Veneers Can Boost Your Smile’s Appearance

Does your smile need a boost? Do you wish you could have a beautiful, flawless smile? If so, the good news is you can! Dental veneers offer a way for people with flaws in their smile to have a beautiful smile through the use of dental veneers. Our Dentist, Dr.... Read more »

Understanding Toothaches

Are you familiar with the causes and effects of a toothache? A toothache is an abscessed tooth related to an infection within a tooth. If a toothache is left untreated, it can eventually lead to pulp death and tooth loss. To prevent yourself from having to visit your dentist for... Read more »

No Need to Fear Local Anesthetics

Before dental anesthetics were first developed back in the mid-1800s, going to the dentist for a toothache was considered an intimidating proposition. People put off getting their cavities fixed for as long as they could withstand the discomfort. There was little to offer for relief from dental procedures until nitrous... Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Thumb Sucking

Is your child currently suffering from thumb sucking? If so, do not fret—most children do. Just as thumb sucking can lead to issues with their oral health by altering the alignment of their teeth and potentially slowing the growth of teeth, it can even introduce harmful bacteria into their mouth.... Read more »

Why is a Professional Whitening Treatment for Me?

A white and bright smile can help you love your appearance as well as boost your self-esteem and self-confidence. This is why if you have a discolored smile, you should consider whitening your teeth. Teeth whitening treatments can help you reach the beautiful smile you deserve. Our dentist, Dr. Brown,... Read more »

Overall & Oral Health: Diabetes and Your Smile

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with diabetes and what you can do to help keep your smile safe? If you are suffering from diabetes, you are not alone. This is because nearly 30 million Americans suffer from the condition. Because of the prevalence of diabetes, dentists are... Read more »