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 »

Emergency Dental Care Can Be Found While Traveling

Getting a chance to escape with your friends or family for a much-needed vacation is one of life’s true joys. Not only is it an opportunity to decompress from the stress of your work life, it’s also an opportunity to connect with the people who matter the most to you. The last thing anyone wants… Read more »

Your Oral Health and Dental Crowns Share a Connection

Did you know, your oral health can be protected with a dental crown? Yes, it’s true! There is a connection between restoring your health and using a dental crown depending on your individual needs. In fact, a dental crown can be used in many ways to protect a tooth or restore your smile back to… Read more »

Diabetes Detrimental to Your Dental Health

There is a health emergency going on in the United States. We have become a nation of obese diabetics. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reports that there are more than 29 million people in America that have diabetes, and another 86 million that suffer from prediabetes—meaning that they have above average levels… Read more »

Super Smiles: Your Diet

Building a better dental profile includes making sure you’re doing everything you can to limit unhealthy foods in your diet and add healthy enamel-building foods at the same time. This includes limiting the amount of time you’re eating and the amount of time that harmful debris can come into contact with your teeth. By following… Read more »

You’ve Got Your Dentures. Now What?

Getting dentures is a change, especially if you have been living with missing teeth for some time. It is going to feel a little odd at first, but with time and a little work, you’ll get used to your new dentures in no time at all. First, it’s normal for your dentures to feel bulky… Read more »

How Can I Maintain My White Teeth?

If you would like to maintain your newly whitened smile, then our dentist, Dr. Alan Nix, is happy to help you. Now, it’s tough to maintain the results for a lifetime, especially if you tend to do things that discolor the smile, but you can maintain the results for a long period of time if… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Bleeding or Irritated Gums

While some bleeding from the gums may not seem like a big deal or worth seeking treatment, but they may be a warning that you are dealing with more significant oral health issues. Instead of ignoring bleeding gums, visit a dental professional to determine their cause. Below, we offer three possible causes of bleeding gums… Read more »