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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 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 »

Test What You Know About Enamel Erosion Here

Enamel erosion is a dental problem that should be avoided as much as possible. In order to prevent it, you need to know all about it. So, our dentist, Dr. Timothy Dinkelman, encourages you to find out what you know about enamel erosion as well as learn a little more by taking the following enamel… Read more »

Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

In many cases of dental damage, you are usually aware of it right away. There may be discomfort, blood, pieces of your tooth, or even a knocked-out tooth. But if you have a cracked tooth, you may not even be aware of it until it becomes infected. If you have a crack in your tooth,… Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Caring for Your Toothbrush

Are you doing everything you can to make sure your smile receives the best care possible? Due to the importance of your daily hygiene routines, you need to make sure that all your brushes and flossers are not suffering underlying risks that could make them less effective than they could be, which can include damage… Read more »

Can Oral Piercings Impact More Than My Look?

Do oral piercings seem appealing to you? Are you thinking about getting one? While these piercings are becoming increasingly popular as a form of self-expression, they can pose significant risks to your dental and overall health. We want you to be aware of some of the potential risks involved so that you can make an… Read more »

Brushing and Flossing: Their Influence on Your Smile

Building your best smile is possible if you’re willing to take the necessary steps. With only a few minutes a day, you can transform your mouth from below-average hygiene levels and take it to a tip-top mouth masterpiece. This includes twice-daily brushing your teeth and at least once a day cleaning out the areas between… Read more »

Health Diet Tips for Your Teeth

A healthy diet is essential to a healthy life. That is why, our dentist, Dr. with in , , is here to give you some diet tips for your teeth. Did you know what you eat plays a role in the prevention of tooth decay and gum disease? Most of us know that candy and… Read more »