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 »

Can Teeth Whitening Strips Lighten Your Teeth?

If you consume a lot of dark foods and drinks, use tobacco or have had your smile for a long time, you may notice your teeth becoming stained and dull, leaving you feeling self-conscious. Dr. is pleased to offer many teeth whitening options to help you lighten your smile. Many patients are interested in trying… Read more »

Dealing With TMJ Disorder

There are quite a few different problems you can have with your mouth. From cavities to gum disease, there’s no shortage of issues you need to be on the lookout for. Most people aren’t on the lookout for jaw problems, though, which is surprising given how prevalent they can be. Specifically, there’s a disorder you… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Tooth Restorations

If you are looking to drastically enhance your smile through a restoration or treatment, it is first important to understand which options are beneficial to not only your oral health aesthetics but also your oral health care. If you have suffered any kind of accidents or injuries, or are at risk for further dental damage,… Read more »

Cavity Troubles

Cavities can wreak havoc on your teeth and oral health. Did you know, they can lead to tooth loss, gum disease, and even bone loss? Yes, it’s true! That is why treating cavities can be essential to maintaining a healthy smile through the years. Our dentists, Drs. Connaughton and Bator, offer many treatments for them… Read more »

Learning More About Dental Bridges

In several instances, you could end up doing more damage to your teeth than helping them if you fail to replace any missing teeth you may have. You can’t always save teeth that need to be extracted, as it can often help to prevent further damage to your mouth. However, damage can also occur when… Read more »

Treating Severe Gum Disease Might Call for Gingival Flap Surgery

Left untreated gum disease can gradually worsen from the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis into the severe infection of periodontitis. As time goes on the periodontal infection can cause your gum line to recede from your teeth. Without professional intervention, periodontitis could lead to a possible loss of bone structure while compromising the roots of multiple… Read more »

Oral Health Viewpoint: Tooth Hazards

Several oral health risks and tooth hazards are often present with lifestyle choices you may have. Furthermore, you can end up causing severe dental damage if you are using your teeth in ways they are not assigned. Several forms of dental damage can often arise by chewing on in inedible products. It is well known… Read more »