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 »

Picking out a Toothbrush

All toothbrushes no matter how good they may be will wear out. It’s a good idea to replace your toothbrush every three months, or as soon as the bristles start to wear out. The most important thing to consider when buying a new toothbrush is the bristles. As our dentists, Drs.... Read more »

Does Diet Matter to Dental Health?

Diet plays a major role in your child’s oral health, and the foods they eat can reduce the health of their teeth and gums or provide more support for their smile. We are pleased to provide insight into how food affects dental health and influences the quality of your child’s... Read more »

The Basics of Tooth Restorations

The options for improving your smile are far and wide. Several restoration treatments are designed to improve the healthy of your smile and even approve the visual appearance of it. Treatments can be customized and crafted to your exact dental profile to ensure that you receive a treatment that not... Read more »

Repairing a Lost Tooth with a Dental Bridge

If you have suffered a case of tooth decay or need to receive cosmetic dentistry to improve the appearance of your smile, then you may benefit from receiving a dental bridge. We offer an overview of the nature of dental bridges and how they work to meet your cosmetic dentistry... Read more »

Bad Breath Facts

Bad breath is something many people suffer from. It is quite the inconvenience that can put a damper on people’s lives, especially their social lives. If you’re one of these people, our dentists, Drs. Birch and Jones, would like to give you some facts about bad breath. The more you... Read more »

Tooth Enamel Erosion Can Increase The Risk of Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the strength to break down food to make it easier to swallow and digest. It also helps your teeth resist the damage caused by tooth decay. Inconsistencies in your daily... Read more »

Sleep Apnea: A Common But Serious Problem

Though it is a common experience, obstructive sleep apnea is also a serious medical condition that must be treated as quickly as possible. Sleep apnea is a condition in which your breathing is frequently interrupted during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea is one of two varieties of sleep apnea, central sleep... Read more »