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 »

How to Care for Your Mouth Guard

It’s very important to wear a mouth guard while you’re active, especially because the appliance can help you protect your teeth, gums and jaw when you get hit in the face. However, it can only protect your smile when you take good care of it. So, our dentist, Dr. Carolyn... Read more »

Healthy Foods for Teeth

Most people are aware that there are foods that contribute to tooth decay, such as sugary foods and fermentable carbohydrates that turn to sugar over time. Listed below are some foods that are good for your teeth and can help you keep your smile healthy. Cheese Cheese can contain nutrients... Read more »

Tricks for Guarding Your Smile

Do you want to have a top-notch smile? If so, you need to protect your it from the many dangers out there. Unfortunately, there are many things that can affect the health and strength of your teeth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. Carolyn Walker, encourages you to do everything you... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Floss

When assessing your oral health, it’s always good to take into consideration your daily cleaning routines. Because they are involved with significant portions of your oral health care, brushing and flossing techniques and tools need to always remain effective. If for any reason you are struggling with your dental floss... Read more »

Lifestyle Factors and Conditions that Cause Dry Mouth

The saliva produced in your mouth plays a crucial role that enhances the overall function of your mouth and provides benefits such as cavity prevention. Your mouth boosts its saliva production when you eat to lubricate the food you chew before it is digested. After eating and throughout the day,... Read more »

Don’t Let Your Smile Fail Due to Tooth Hazards

Are you aware of the risks in your day-to-day life that could be putting your smile at an increased risk for several forms of tooth hazard damage? If you are not careful, your dietary selections and the choices made for your mouth can easily destroy your teeth and gums. Always... Read more »

Counteracting the Acidity of Vomit

Having an upset stomach is a drag, especially when coupled with the flu. Unfortunately, when you do ralph it, your teeth can be put at greater risk. Never fear, for you can counteract the problem fairly quickly. The problem is the stomach acid, which is now in a place it... Read more »