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 »

Is Your Root Canal Still Bothering You?

No one wants to hear that they need a root canal, and even fewer want to hear that they need a root canal retreatment. In fact the only thing people want to hear when it comes to root canals is that they don’t need one. But the fact is that... Read more »

All About Professional Teeth Whitening

Do you have an unattractive smile because your teeth just aren’t white enough? If so, it’s time to consider teeth whitening treatments. There are many treatments that can help you, like over-the-counter and professional whitening treatments. Today, our dentists, Dr. Samuel Lambrecht and Dr. Daniel West, would like to discuss... Read more »

The Steps You Need to Correctly Care for Your Smile

Did you know that it’s important to take care of your smile correctly? Yes, it’s true! If you neglect your smile, then you are placing your oral health at severe risk for problems such as cavities, tooth loss, gum disease and even bone loss. Furthermore, you can be setting yourself... Read more »

Treasure Your Teeth and Receive Dental Sealants

When you view your back teeth in the mirror, do you see biting surfaces full of deep textures like little mountains and valleys? The molars and premolars are often deeply ridged to grind food into edible mulch, but they could become a health risk if daily brushing and flossing aren’t... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Restoration Might Be Able to Replace a Knocked Out Tooth

Dental emergencies and oral trauma can sometimes impact a tooth with so much force that it cleaves off at the gumline or completely knocked out of the socket. In a moment like this timely oral first-aid is important while seeking emergency treatment from one of our skilled dentists, Dr. Samuel... Read more »

Your Finest Smile Should Include Unhealthy Food Avoidance Treatments

Are you aware of any oral health risks in your diet? Even if you find yourself doing your best to eat a healthy diet and are in good shape, you may be eating products that are not so healthy for your teeth and gums. Some healthy products can easily create... Read more »