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 »

Get Your Child Excited About Brushing

If you are a parent, there is a very good chance that at one time or another, you have had to argue, cajole wheedle or otherwise convince your child that they had to brush their teeth. Or maybe you are one of the few parents out there who has kids... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Whitening

If you’re interested in having a whiter and brighter smile, then you should consider using a whitening treatment! Fortunately, there are many whitening treatments available. Some are over-the-counter whitening treatments while others are professional. Today, our dentist, Dr. Michael Lemme, is happy to tell you all about over-the-counter whitening. Over-the-counter... Read more »

Summer Tips for a Healthy Smile

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health this summer, then you need to take proper care of your teeth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. Michael Lemme, is happy to help you keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape this summer while you’re sitting at the pool, traveling... Read more »

Avoid Dental Injury with a Protective Dental Appliance

Every year, serious oral injury can occur when athletes don’t wear sports mouth guards. In fact, more than 200,000 oral injuries every year are prevented with these protective oral appliances, reports the American Dental Association. We encourage you to take preventive measures against dental injury during a sports game by... Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Toothache Treatments

Are you aware of what a toothache consists of? A toothache arises when an abscessed tooth is infected. If the infection begins to spread, it can ultimately result in the death of the tooth. Frequently, toothaches are caused by tooth decay, cracked teeth, and gum disease. To determine if you... Read more »

Mouth Jewelry

Mouth jewelry can be a threat to an individual’s oral health. This is because mouth jewelry can destroy your smile in several different ways. If you are in the market for a lip or tongue ring, it is important to understand the risk factors associated with mouth jewelry. Mouth jewelry... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity and What To Do

Having sensitive teeth makes it hard to accomplish simple daily tasks like eating, drinking, and sometimes even speaking. Tooth sensitivity has several potential causes; it is important to seek dental advice as soon as possible to determine the reasons for the sensitivity so an appropriate care plan can be put... Read more »