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... 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... 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 »

Oral Cancer Warnings

Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer? If not, you are in luck, because our team is happy to tell you about them! Oral cancer is dangerous and can be fatal, especially when neglected. That is why watching out for oral cancer can help you should the condition... Read more »

Picking the Right Toothpaste

The right toothpaste can have a huge impact on your oral health. There’s not really a bad toothpaste, but there are some that help you out more than others. If you wonder how that’s possible, you’re in the right place to get an answer. It really comes down to what’s... Read more »

Absolutely No Abscess!

An abscess is one of the most uncomfortable oral health problems you might have the misfortune of dealing with. They can cause longer-lasting infections that may lead to serious issues down the road. Here’s the good news - you can do a lot of things to make sure that you... Read more »

Learning More About Diabetes and Your Smile

Nearly 10 percent of the population has diabetes, which accounts for nearly 30 million people. Due to the vast amount of people who are currently under the effects of diabetes, several treatments are in place in various oral health care centers across America. Our team has specific treatments in place... Read more »

The Little Tricks That Can Help Your Oral Health

Do you want a top-notch oral health? If so, you probably already know that you should brush twice a day, floss once a day, rinse your mouth with mouthwash daily and visit your dentist, Dr. Alison Scott, twice a year for a routine dental checkup. Fortunately, there are also little... Read more »

A Metal-Free Dental Crown for a Cosmetic Restoration

When a single tooth suffers from discolored tooth enamel, a physical defect, or a cosmetic imperfection, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. This can hamper your self-confidence in social settings and curious to explore your cosmetic dental restoration options. In a scenario like this, a professionally... Read more »