October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October 8, 2018

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

September 12, 2018

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

August 9, 2018

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

July 23, 2018

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 »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

June 29, 2018

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and... Read more »

Are Dental Implants for Me?

May 23, 2018

If you’re interested in finding out if dental implants are right for you, you have come to the right blog. First, our dentist, Dr. Thi Hoang, recommends scheduling an appointment to find out if you’re fit for dental implants. Until then, she is happy to give you a good idea... Read more »

How to Know if You Have the Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

May 16, 2018

The temporomandibular joint disorder, which is also known as the TMJ disorder, can affect your life in many ways. It can even make normal, mundane tasks very difficult to do. If you are a victim of this problem, it’s best to visit our dentist, Dr. Thi Hoang, for treatment. Before... Read more »

A Tooth With a Small Cavity Might Be Treated With a Dental Filling

April 26, 2018

The contoured surfaces of your teeth can sometimes trap stray food particles and plaque. If these bacterial deposits are not cleared away by your daily brushing and flossing efforts they could start to demineralize the surrounding tooth enamel, which could cause a cavity. Early signs of tooth decay might involve... Read more »

A Tooth With an Occlusal Fracture Needs Timely Treatment

April 19, 2018

Each of your teeth has a specific shape and contour that helps it meet efficiently with its partners in your dentition. When a cavity or chip affects the biting surface of a tooth it can lead to significant discomfort and sensitivity. Individuals with bad oral habits like crunching on ice... Read more »

A Quality Whitening Toothpaste Might Remove Minor Dental Stains

March 20, 2018

Dental stains can develop on your teeth when residue from dark beverages and tobacco use accumulate on the microscopic textures of your tooth enamel. If they’re not removed in a relatively short amount of time minor dental stains can start to saturate your teeth, leaving you with an embarrassingly yellow... Read more »