How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs... 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 »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than... 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 »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to... 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 »

Night Guards 101

There are a lot of reasons why you’d want to wear a night guard. They’re used a lot more often than you’d think, too, with quite a few adults utilizing them on a nightly basis. The trick is knowing when you may need one, and especially why you might want... Read more »

The Many Types of Malocclusions We Treat

An important part of caring for your smile is addressing your tooth alignment complications so that you can have proper oral health. The development of oral alignment issues involving the teeth and jaws can increase your risk of additional oral health issues that prevent you from having a smile you... Read more »

The Six-Month Checkup

Does a visit to the dentist every six months feel like it’s a bit much? After all, if you brush, floss, and use mouthwash regularly, what do you have to be worried about? Shouldn’t you go to the dentist only when you have a tooth that’s bothering you? The truth... Read more »

Teeth Enhanced by Dental Veneers Can Provide You With a White Smile

If you frequently struggle with chronic dental stains, or you have two or more teeth with discolored tooth enamel, you might feel self-conscious about your appearance. Cosmetic imperfections like this can even cause some people to guard their smile which can obscure certain facial expressions. If you are unhappy with... Read more »