Month: June 2018

Does Your Smile Need A Scaling And Root Planing?

When your smile develops inflammation, you have a high risk of gum disease forming, which impacts the health and stability of your smile. In order to reverse inflammation and/or help manage gum disease, we may recommend a scaling and root planing. In today’s blog, we’re answering questions about scaling and root planing for our patients… Read more »

Why Do We Need Checkups And Cleanings?

You brush your teeth twice a day and never forget to floss. Since you maintain good oral hygiene from home, a checkup and cleaning isn’t really necessary is it? The fact is, even if you take excellent care of your teeth at home, you still need to see us for preventive exams and cleanings twice… Read more »

Can I Take Steps To Avoid Gum Disease?

When gum disease forms, the disease cannot be cured. Instead, the dentist will need to work with you to manage the disease and protect you from the later stages, which can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, with the right steps, you can avoid the disease altogether.

How Do Sports Drinks Impact Our Smile?

Summer is here! Which means as we play and work outside, we’ll be likely to turn to sports drinks to stay hydrated. While they have great flavors and do contain electrolytes, they also contain ingredients that can increase the risk of tooth decay. Let’s look at how sports drinks impact our smile.

What Makes Dental Implants Different?

Losing teeth can have serious impacts on the health and appearance of your smile. In order to not only replace lost teeth, but also preserve a patient’s facial structure, we often offer dental implants. What makes dental implants so different from bridges or removable dentures?