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 »

Flossing Options

Most people do not floss once a day, but there are alternative options for you. While flossing with dental floss is a great option, there are other ways for you to remove food and bacteria from between your teeth to help promote your oral health. Our dentist, Dr. Michael Kim,... Read more »

Don’t Forget the Importance of Dietary Tooth Hazard Risk Prevention

Have you ever set forth a dietary assessment to inspect all aspects of your oral health care in relation to the foods and drinks you consume? If you're not careful, you could be causing dental erosion and an increased rate of tooth decay and cavities simply by the products you... Read more »

Don’t Doubt the Dental Benefits of Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

To ensure your teeth and gums can continue to thrive even with a pregnancy, make sure that you continue to clean them properly. If you have any issues with your oral health while pregnant, visit our dentist and let them know of your condition. Be sure to let our dentist... Read more »

What Can a Veneer Help Me With?

Veneers help your front teeth to look nice again if you are unsatisfied with their appearance. Veneers are designed to look like your front teeth, and they are colored to blend in with the rest of your teeth. The result they strive for is that your teeth look nice and... Read more »

Content Smiles: Halitosis

Are you familiar with all the risk factors involved for halitosis? Halitosis is a condition in which foul odors emanate from your mouth. It is also commonly referred to as bad breath. If you are suffering from bad breath, it means that foul odors are emanating from your mouth that... Read more »

Cavity Prevention Tips

Did you know it’s best to prevent cavities as much as possible? Well, it’s true. This is because cavities are very dangerous for the smile. In fact, they can destroy your teeth if you let them. It’s best to keep cavities at bay so you can maintain the top-notch oral... Read more »