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 »

Good Oral Hygiene Requires Consistency

Daily routines can vary widely depending on the individual. Some people shower before work, some prefer to shower after. Some wake up in the morning and they lurch for a cup of coffee to give them a boost, while others bound out of bed with zeal grabbing a protein shake on their way to their… Read more »

Your Oral Health Can be Preserved With a Dental Crown

Did you know you can protect your oral health with a dental crown? Yes, it’s true! They can improve your oral health in a plethora of ways. The good news is there are many different ways they can be used in the realm of dentistry. Our dentists, Drs. Nichols and Cicmanec, care about your oral… Read more »

What Can I Use Instead of Traditional Floss?

As you’ve been told by dentists from the beginning of time, flossing is one of the two most important things you can do to maintain your teeth and gums. But, even though it has been shouted from the rooftops for years, flossing is still neglected by many. For those that find traditional flossing too difficult,… Read more »

Understanding Halitosis

In several instances, damage to one aspect of your oral health could be affecting another. Where there’s one condition or oral health risk, there may be more. If you are suffering from bad breath, you could also be at risk for several other problems. To help keep your smile safe, keep track of any issues… Read more »

What is a Root Canal?

Do you have intense discomfort in one of your teeth? Has it been going on for some time? Thriving with a constant source of discomfort can be difficult. You could have an infection inside of your tooth that may require a root canal to relieve your discomfort. What is a root canal? This is a… Read more »

Fluoride Can Help Address Tooth Enamel Erosion

Your tooth enamel plays an important role providing your teeth with the necessary hardness to bite and chew your food before you swallow it. It also protects the internal parts of your tooth from the bacteria and acids in your mouth. If you sometimes forget to brush your teeth twice a day, or you don’t… Read more »

Optimum Smile Construction: Oral Emergencies

The risk for oral accidents and injuries is always present in our life. From the time where are born until our final days, we are at risk for dental damage. This is because there are several ways that we can damage our smile even from common risks such as taking a single blow to the… Read more »