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 »

Just What Is a Cavity?

Even though you’ve probably heard the word many times before, do you really know what a cavity is? Really, it’s just another way to say tooth decay, which may be influenced by how well we take care of our teeth, our lifestyle, what we consume and heredity can play a role. Although they may be… Read more »

Details on the Reasons for Gum Recession

Are you wondering why your gums have pulled away from the base of your teeth? If so, our dentists, Dr. Findlay and Dr. Baldassari-Cruz, are happy to give you the answers you’re looking for. Unfortunately, there are many things that could be causing your gum recession. If your recession is bad enough, it’s best to… Read more »

The Connection Between Diabetes and Your Smile

Your health is an essential factor in your life. Diabetes is a condition that threatens your health and is on the rise across our nation. Thousands upon thousands of people are now facing the daily challenges diabetes has to offer. Did you know, your smile could be at risk too? Your oral health is important,… Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Enamel Erosion Prevention

Your best smile includes always having prevention plans in place to help protect yourself against dental erosion. Dental erosion is one of the most significant oral health risks that we face because numerous substances in your mouth can exist as harmful acids that will chew through your tooth enamel. To help prevent dental erosion, it… Read more »

What Should I Do to Help My Child Have a Top-Notch Oral Health as a Kid?

As a parent, you most likely want the best for your child. This means you most likely want your child to have the best oral health possible. This is a great goal to have for your kid because having strong and healthy teeth and gums can benefit them greatly. To help you help your child,… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

As dental stains continue to develop on your teeth, they will gradually saturate deeper and deeper into the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel. Once this start to occur they will prove exceedingly difficult to remove with the tooth whitening products sold in stores. If you find yourself with a modest to severely stained smile,… Read more »

What Dental Restorations Can Do for Your Smile

In this modern dentistry age, there are very few dental ailments that cannot be treated. If there is something wrong with your smile, chances are very high that we can fix it. Here are some examples below: – When your tooth enamel has been penetrated by bacteria, cavities form. If you are suffering from a… Read more »