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 »

Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, or the inflammation of the tissues supporting teeth, is caused by the bacteria in dental plaque. When plaque is left to build up, that is when periodontal disease may begin to develop in the gums and other surrounding areas of the mouth. If left unattended the infection may... Read more »

Your Smile’s Alignment Can be Helped Using Invisalign®

The alignment of your teeth is vital for optimum oral health. In fact, if you have the ideal alignment of your teeth, you can reduce your risk of cavities, lower your chances for conditions like TMJ that can hurt your jaw in the future, and your teeth will be easier... Read more »

How to Have a Healthy Spring Smile

If you want a top-notch smile this spring, then our dentist, Dr. Janelle Bacino, is happy to help you reach those goals. Today, she would be happy to tell you all about how you can have the spring smile you deserve. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to... Read more »

A Case of Minor Tooth Decay Might Be Treated With a Dental Filling

The persistent presence of oral plaque acids caused by poor oral hygiene can have a gradually worsening impact on the strength of your tooth enamel. As the chronic acidic environment continues to erode the mineral density of your teeth you will be at increased risk of suffering from a cavity.... Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Dentures

Are you aware of all the benefits that dentures can provide? Dentures are commonly thought of as instruments to replace entire rows of teeth, but the truth is they can be used for as little as a single tooth as well. If for any reason you have to replace your... Read more »

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Are you suffering from dental anxiety? Dental anxiety may make you avoid or put off your dental appointments. Many individuals are stricken experience fear when they think about someone working on their mouth. We often have our own “safe zones” body, and when someone gets too close, we may experience... Read more »