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 »

Learn All About Mouth Guard Care Here

If you participate in high-contact sports and activities, like basketball, soccer, football, rugby and boxing, then you need to protect your smile with a mouth guard. However, the mouth guard will only protect your teeth, gums and jaw if you take good care of it. This means you need to... Read more »

Do You Know Your Options for Teeth Whitening?

Persistent tooth discoloration or tooth stains can be very frustrating and cause many patients to seek cosmetic dentistry. If you are unhappy with the color of your smile, you may find that teeth whitening can make your tooth enamel shine and reduce any stains on your teeth. Teeth whitening options... Read more »

Multiple Teeth Lost to Dental Trauma Can Often Be Replicated by a Partial Denture

Maxillofacial injuries can sometimes impact the mouth with such force that badly damages multiple teeth. In some of these scenarios emergency treatment might call for extracting the remaining teeth while immediately treating other traumatized oral tissues. After all the wounded tissues have fully healed you should consider setting up an... Read more »

Super Smiles: Dental Erosion Prevention

Minimizing your oral health risks includes making sure that you are always taking care of all aspects of your oral health. If your diet is suffering, so too will your smile. If your oral health care and hygiene routines are suffering, so too will your smile. If you are involved... Read more »

Dental Fillings: The Facts You Should Know

If you’re interested in knowing all about dental fillings, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Phillip White, is happy to help you know about dental fillings by sharing some facts and information about the restorations. The more you know, the better. In fact, the more... Read more »

Basic Tips for Taking Care of a Temporary Dental Crown

Our dentists may use a dental crown or a bridge to restore or replace a significantly compromised tooth. A crown completely covers a tooth, replacing the enamel. A bridge is an artificial tooth or several teeth that are attached to two crowns that hold it in place.   The dentist... Read more »

The Distasteful Dilemma of Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Halitosis can be an embarrassing and distasteful condition that most people want to eliminate as soon as possible. No wonder store counters everywhere are stacked full with mints, chewing gum and breath fresheners. Certainly, they are supportive in hiding bad odor, but only temporarily. They do not eliminate the cause... Read more »