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 »

Tricks for Healthy Teeth

If you want top-notch teeth, then you need to do everything you can to clean and care for them regularly. Fortunately, our dentist, Dr. Kimberly Simonds, has some tricks that can help you have the healthy teeth you need. It’s best to use those tricks often so you can increase your chances of achieving your… Read more »

Why It Is Beneficial to Brush and Floss Your Dental Bridge

Dental bridges are used to replace teeth that have gone missing. They can appear and work like a natural tooth, and they can help you speak and eat normally, which can be difficult with a tooth missing. While some may be tempted to neglect the bridge when brushing and flossing, it can be more helpful… Read more »

Is Laughing Gas Safe?

Do you get nervous about going to the dentist? Does an upcoming appointment cause a feeling of mild to moderate anxiety in you? The good news is that you aren’t the only person to suffer from dental phobia, and you may want to consider using nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, to help control… Read more »

Are Veneers for Your Smile?

Do some of your teeth have slight imperfections? Are some of your them chipped, discolored or even misshaped? Are you searching to find a method to enhance your smile that doesn’t take months or years of treatments? If so, perhaps dental veneers are what you’re looking for. What are veneers? They are thin pieces of… Read more »

Go on a Diet for Your Teeth

You’ve heard of diets that can aid the health of your body, but are you aware that you can also go on a diet for your teeth? Continue reading to learn about foods that are great for your teeth. Yogurt Yogurt is high in protein and calcium, which are great for tooth enamel. Another benefit… Read more »

Plan for Your Child’s Smile With Teething Treatments

One of the most common risks to an infant’s oral health is teething. Although teething is common, it can cause discomfort in your child. Teething occurs when their teeth break through their gums and into their mouth. This process is known as tooth eruption. However, it is also painful and can cause several symptoms to… Read more »