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 fighting cancer or dental problems,… 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 the bone from the missing… 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. However, because it doesn’t have… 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 might also take into account… Read more »

The Dangers of Mouth Jewelry

Mouth jewelry is trendy in many cultures around the world. They can be appealing and considered art or a form of expression. Unfortunately, mouth jewelry can post a serious hazard to your oral health and can be seen as an invitation to poor oral health. Our dentist, Dr. Milan Sata, cares about your oral health…. Read more »

A Tooth Abscess

You may have heard of an abscess before, as it relates to pockets of pus beneath your skin in various places across your body. But if you’ve never heard of an abscessed tooth, you’re not alone. That’s not a terribly common occurrence. It is important, though, to know what a tooth abscess is, how to… Read more »

Specific Dental Needs Might Be Addressed by a Specially Formulated Toothpaste

An effective oral hygiene routine relies on brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to floss at least once each day. With diligence and consistency, these measures will remove food particles, and plaque before they can foster tooth decay or lead to problems with gum disease. When brushing your teeth you… Read more »

Content Smiles: Chewing Gum

If you find yourself frequently suffering from any issues associated with poor oral hygiene, it may be time to add a few more treatments to keep your smile safe, which can include the addition of sugarless chewing gum to help keep your mouth clean. If you have oral hygiene risks associated with dry mouth, it… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Diabetes and Your Smile

Did you know there is a connection between diabetes and your oral health? Although we often don’t think of diabetes as something that’s on the top of our list to be aware of if we are having dental health issues, it absolutely is. This is because several complications can arise if for any reason you… Read more »

Tips for Proper Dental Crown Care

The quality of a tooth can become compromised by dental infection and injury, and the best treatment may be to have a dental crown placed. Our dentist and team are happy to provide tips on proper dental crown care to help your restoration remain effective for years. Depending on your needs and preferences, you can… Read more »