Dental plaque is a soft, sticky substance that forms on your teeth and builds up over time. If it isn’t removed during regular brushing and flossing, it can cause cavities, irritate the gums, and form into tartar. Check out our blog post for a look at some of the causes for plaque buildup as well as some tips for avoiding it.
Acid is the enemy of healthy teeth. Much of our preventive care revolves around helping our patients limit the exposure of their pearly whites to acid, which in turn can limit enamel erosion. Read our blog post for steps you and your family can take to protect your teeth from acid erosion.
Just because baby teeth only last a few years doesn’t mean that they aren’t important. In fact, healthy baby teeth can help set your child up for strong and healthy permanent teeth. Read our blog post to learn about the importance of addressing cavities in baby teeth.
When it comes to maintaining your oral health, nothing is as important as preventive care. Nothing can substitute for brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing each day – not even chewing gum. Read our blog post for details!
If you have a smoking habit, chances are you’ve heard about the many negative impacts the habit can have on your health. While smoking’s impact on your teeth isn’t discussed as much, it can also have major repercussions on your oral health. Read our blog post where we talk about the effects of smoking on both the health of your teeth and the appearance of your smile, as well as share some strategies for mitigating the effects of smoking.
While we wish that all of our patients visited us every six months for regular cleanings and exams, we understand that sometimes life gets in the way. Whether it’s your busy schedule, dental anxiety, or some other reason that’s kept you from the dentist, our team is always ready to welcome you back! Read our blog post to learn how we do that.
As modern dental technology has improved, the materials and chemicals used in dentistry have changed in favor of nontoxic alternatives. Read our blog post where we shine a spotlight on how our team uses composite dental fillings to restore and preserve the oral health of our patients.
We provide preventive and restorative dental care because we want our patients’ teeth to be healthy and strong. Read our blog post to learn about preventing bone loss with your teeth.
While they may not be as noticeable as brown spots or yellow staining, white spots on your teeth can still be frustrating when you’re trying to have a picture-perfect smile. There are a few different reasons you might have these spots. Read our blog post for different treatments to brighten your smile.
With each new season comes different types of treats to enjoy, yet seasonal goodies aren’t always the best for our dental health. Read our blog post for some springtime food options that won’t hurt your teeth, and instead are tasty while still being good for your smile.