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 »

An Infected Salivary Gland Needs Professional Treatment

Healthy oral function relies on several different factors including strong teeth, healthy gums and other oral tissues. Your natural saliva production further plays a role in helping maintain a moist mouth when speaking and breathing, as well as helping to lubricate your food for efficient chewing and safe swallowing. Saliva is generated by a series… Read more »

Your Oral Education: The Tools of a Dental Hygienist

Our dental hygienist’s number one job is to give your teeth a thorough cleaning, and there are tools that they cannot go without in order to do their work. If you’ve ever been interested to know what they use to give you that fresh, clean feeling after a dental visit, read on. Scalers Essential to… Read more »

The Details on Dentures

When you need teeth replaced, you’re likely going to start doing some homework to see what your options are. Here at in , , we’re proud to offer a wide array of different tooth replacement options. One of the more popular options is to get dentures, installed by an experienced . But what else is… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Jaw and Facial Pain

Are you aware of the symptoms associated with jaw and facial pain? If you continue to feel sensitivity, pain, or tenderness in your mouth, you could be suffering from chronic jaw and facial pain. There are several possible causes of your pain. In order to effectively treat jaw and facial pain, you will first need… Read more »

Brush Your Teeth Correctly

Do you brush your teeth correctly? Are you fully aware of the proper ways to brush your teeth? If not, you have come to the right place! Brushing your teeth is the key factor in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. If you neglect to brush your teeth, you are allowing plaque buildup to fester… Read more »

Tips for Preventing Tooth Discoloration

Would you like to prevent tooth discoloration? If so, our dentist, Dr. Osenieks, has just the tips you need. Tooth discoloration can be avoided if you’re careful with your choices each day. It can even help just knowing what causes the tooth stains. So, is happy to give you the tips you need to maintain… Read more »