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 »

Your Dentures and You

If you have just got fit for dentures, or if you have had dentures for a long time, it is always important to make cleaning them part of your daily routine. Just like you should brush and floss daily, you should also spend time to make sure your dentures are clean. Our , Dr. ,… Read more »

The Right Time for Braces

Who doesn’t want a spectacular, award-winning smile? A great smile does wonders for self-esteem, improving your performance in both your professional and personal life. But do you know when is the right to get braces? The right time for braces varies from person to person, but there are a few key indicators which teach you… Read more »

Dental Implants: Care Tips

Do you have dental implants? If so, you most likely enjoy the way they provide natural-looking and natural-feeling results. Even though dental implants are strong and reliable dental restorations, you still need to care for them, otherwise they won’t offer these results forever. So, our dentist, Dr. Raymond Maddox, would like to teach you how… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Pregnancy and Dental Health

Taking care of your smile includes minimizing effects associated with oral hygiene risks that can arise due to changes in your lifestyle. Several aspects of your day-to-day life can drastically increase your risk for several oral health ailments including gum disease and tooth decay. For example, if you find yourself pregnant, you’ll need to visit… Read more »

Flossing Is an Essential Part of Maintaining Good Oral Health

There are several important factors that contribute to your chances of maintaining good oral health. This includes brushing your teeth every morning and night as well as remembering to thoroughly floss between each of your teeth once per day. You also need to make sure you are cleaning along the gumline as well as behind… Read more »

Enhance the Results of Dental Contouring With Fluoride Exposure

If you have a tooth that has been flawed by a fracture, chip, or crack, our dentist may recommend cosmetic dental contouring to improve its appearance and prevent further dental problems by removing some tooth enamel to alter the shape of the tooth. After the completion of the dental contouring procedure, the strength of the… Read more »