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 »

Apples You Can Eat with Braces: Ham and Apple Casserole Recipe

Whole apples are anathema for people with braces. They are the first thing your dentist will tell you to never eat while you are wearing dental work because a bite into a whole apple can rip your brackets right off. So, to curb your apple cravings while you’re straightening your... Read more »

How Can I Help My Child Have Positive Dental Appointments?

If you’re interested in helping your child feel comfortable in our dental chair, then our dentists, Dr. Andrew Smith and Dr. Bradley Smith, are more than happy to help you. The more your child enjoys their dental visits, the better! There are a few things you can do to help... Read more »

Form Positive Habits for a Healthy Smile

Are you doing all you can to keep your smile healthy and beautiful? Did you know, there are things that you can do each day to help your smile stay healthy and bright? Yes, it’s true! If you form positive habits in your everyday life, you can help your smile... Read more »

The Basics: Oral Cancer Symptoms and Screenings

Exercising caution with your oral health care includes being aware of all potential serious risk factors that can arise in your life. Due to the constant risk of cancer, it is important to make sure that you are monitoring your oral health at all times and visiting your dentist for... Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Sedation Dentistry

When the time comes to visit your dentist for your routine oral checkups and cleanings, you may be in need of sedatives to help calm and relax you during treatments. If you need an oral health care procedure that requires significant work, you may even be put to sleep. Several... Read more »

What Is the Nature of Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dental care that is specifically intended to treat children and teens. Pediatric dentists undergo additional years of dental school following their general education to study the unique requirements of treating pediatric oral health. To learn more about pediatric dentistry, we invite you to review... Read more »

How Is a Lumineer Different From a Veneer?

If you are looking for an alternative to a veneer, you might try a lumineer. Like veneers, lumineers are small covers for your front teeth used to hide discolorations or imperfections from view while imitating the natural look of your real teeth. So what are the differences? Both veneers and... Read more »