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 »

Understand Your Oral Health: Cold and Flu Season

Are you aware of the benefits of protecting your smile during cold and flu season? Cold and flu season is that time of year when many individuals often find themselves suffering from a physical downturn in their health. Because we are often so focused on caring for a cold or the flu, many individuals tend… Read more »

Dental Care in the Civil War

Take a good look at portraits from the Civil War. Ever notice that the soldiers aren’t smiling? The primary reason for that was because it took a long time to expose the film, and it was just as easier for people not to hold a smile. But the smiles probably weren’t that attractive. Dental care… Read more »

Discussing Dentistry: Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

If you have a child on the way, you need to be aware of its effect on your oral health. A pregnancy can increase your risk for gum disease and other oral health problems and issues. Be aware that oftentimes individuals may begin to neglect their oral health care so be sure to avoid these… Read more »

The Risks of a Shared Toothbrush

The importance of brushing and flossing your smile every day, as well as visiting the dentist for regular dental appointments, is common knowledge. These routine dental habits are the foundation of achieving stable dental health. However, there is always more to learn about what you can do to improve your oral health, and our team… Read more »

Composite Fillings Can Repair Your Smile

If you have a cavity that needs to be repaired, why not talk to our dentist, Dr. Michael King about a composite filling? Composite fillings, which are also known as tooth-colored fillings, have three advantages. They bond directly with the surface of your tooth; they contain no mercury which is found in trace amounts in… Read more »

Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, is a serious, dangerous and destructive dental problem. In fact, it’s one of the worst dental issues that exists. It develops when plaque builds up on the teeth and then below the the gums. It can harms your entire smile by creating receding gums as well… Read more »

Blaze a New Path to Oral Health Success with Tooth Replacements

To avoid numerous other oral health risks associated with missing teeth such as further tooth decay and tooth slippage, it is important to replace all missing teeth whenever you lose any. If you are scheduled for a tooth extraction in the future, it is important to have a general idea in place after speaking with… Read more »