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 »

Gum Disease Treatment Facts

Gum disease is one of the most prevalent health problems in America. Ironically, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. All you have to do is make sure you have great oral hygiene, and you’re in good shape. Today, we’re going to take a deeper look at gum disease. Let’s look at what it… Read more »

Issues Concerning Diabetes and Your Smile

Are you familiar with the risks associated with diabetes? Diabetes is a health condition in which your body’s ability to process sugar is corrupted. Unfortunately, the presence of diabetes can lead to several health risks including problems with your eyes, nerves, heart, kidneys and even your oral health. Because of this, be sure to let… Read more »

Show off Your Springtime Smile With Dental Veneers

Are you looking to dramatically improve the look of your smile for the use of dental veneers? Dental veneers are thin shells that are placed on the fronts of teeth to provide not only an additional layer of support but also dramatically enhance the look of a tooth. Through the use of dental veneers, you… Read more »

What You Didn’t Know About Toothbrushes

You know that brushing your teeth every day is imperative for ideal oral health. You know the color of your personal toothbrush. But beyond that, how much do you really know about toothbrushes? Keep reading to learn more. When should a toothbrush be replaced? The lifespan of a toothbrush is three to four months. Make… Read more »

How to Spring Clean Your Smile

Spring is right around the corner, which means so is spring cleaning! As you spring clean your house, you should also spring clean your smile. Spring cleaning your smile can help you maintain strong and healthy teeth and gums. It can also reduce your chances of suffering dental issues this spring! So, our s, Dr…. Read more »

A Saltwater Rinse Might Help with Oral First-Aid

Oral problems can range from traumatic injuries to the effects of an ineffective oral hygiene routine. When teeth, gums or soft oral tissues are significantly damaged, you might need to apply some simple oral first-aid while you are waiting to see our dentists, Drs. Jim Nored & Annette Gemp. If you have blood or unwanted… Read more »

Three Oral Conditions That Can Result in Bleeding Gums

Many patients overlook and ignore the presence of bleeding gums because they consider the situation harmless, but if you have bloody gums, you may be dealing with a larger dental health problem. It’s important to seek treatment for bleeding gums so that you can discover their cause. There are many causes of bleeding gums, and… Read more »

What Has Heartburn to Do with Dental Health?

Do you have acid indigestion (heartburn)? Do you sometimes get an acidic taste in the back of your mouth or throat? If this happens more than a couple times a week, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD—and it can dissolve your teeth enamel. GERD becomes an issue when the door of muscle at… Read more »