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 »

Enjoy Your Smile All Summer Long!

Summer is a great time of year, especially in , ! The Balloon Festival is just days away, and the kids are looking forward to having fun and cooling off at South Park. But before you start packing for your trip or slathering on the sunscreen, spend a few minutes making sure that you and… Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup Also Help Detect Cavities

Brushing your teeth twice a day and remembering to floss once each evening is just the very first step in maintaining a healthy mouth. You also need to attend routine dental checkups twice a year to help clean your teeth and monitor the overall health of your mouth. If our dentist finds an area of… Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening: All You Need to Know

If you have stained teeth that take the beauty away from your smile, then it’s time to consider a teeth whitening treatment. There are many treatments available that can help you, but our dentists, Dr. Kristen Langworthy and Dr. Jessica McConnell are happy to offer professional teeth whitening treatment in , , to give you… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Oral Health Care

Are you ready to establish an oral health care checklist to give yourself the smile you’ve always wanted? Do you often feel that you’re putting your smile at too many unnecessary risks and wish to minimize the damage that has occurred or will occur in the future? Luckily, there are several options at your disposal… Read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Tooth Replacements

You may know by now that if you have any missing teeth, it is important to have them replaced as soon as possible. However, are you aware of which prosthetic is best for you? There are several different prosthetics on the market including dentures, dental bridges and dental implants. Deciding which one is best for… Read more »

Oral Health Damage Control: Use Dental Sealants

If you are looking for a highly effective oral health care treatment to keep your teeth safe from oral health hazards such as tooth decay, dental sealants can prove to be beneficial. Dental fillings are strong and can provide extreme longevity for the protection of a tooth, as they can last up to 10 years…. Read more »

Cavity Formation and Chewing Gum

You may be surprised to find out that chewing sugar-free gum can bring a lot of benefits to your mouth health. It’s true! According to numerous studies, chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after eating can help prevent cavity formation. These claims may seem a little far-fetched. To clarify: the cavity-fighting does not happen from… Read more »