Porcelain Dental Crowns: Are They for You?

Is one of your front teeth damaged or heavily decayed? Have you been told that you may need a dental crown to bring back the tooth’s health and function? If so, you may not have to worry that you’ll have a metal crown in the middle of your smile. For... Read more »

Oral Cancer Dangers to Your Health

Cancer is a word no one likes to hear. However, the threat of it looming can be much closer than you think if you are putting yourself at risk for it every day. Your oral health is an integral part of your overall health and can fall victim to oral... Read more »

How Cavities Begin and What You Can Do About Them

If you are curious about how cavities come into being, we can help you there. We will briefly explain the how it happens and what you can do to prevent the issue. The source of the problem comes from bacteria that live in your mouth. These are the same bacteria... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Veneers

Are you familiar with dental veneers? Dental veneers are tooth restoration treatments that are designed to drastically improve the look of your smile. Even if you have only slight misalignments or visual imperfections that you wish to cover up, dental veneers and how they affect you are an option to... Read more »

Increased Fluoride Can Help Maintain Strong Teeth

Inconsistent oral hygiene habits can do more than simply leave you with bad breath. Over time bacterial deposits and tartar in your mouth can lead to a buildup of plaque acids.   Over time the persistent acidic environment in your mouth can gradually start to erode the mineral strength of... Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile with Dental Floss

Dental floss is often underused when it comes to oral health care. Many people may feel that brushing their teeth twice a day is sufficient to keep their smile clean. However, brushing cannot adequately reach areas between teeth. Dental floss and water flossers, have been proven to be highly effective... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Strong With Dentures

Complications resulting from a history of tooth decay or advanced gum disease can cause many complications with your oral health and dental function. If you have missing or damaged teeth, you may suffer dental problems such as difficulty chewing, impaired speech, and a decreased quality of life. To correct issues... Read more »

Shed Some Light on Tooth Hazard Treatments

A great smile begins with great oral health care. Even if you clean your smile a daily basis in every way possible and have the whitest and brightest of teeth, you should also prepare for any tooth hazards can arise. A single tooth hazard can destroy all the hard work... Read more »

Common Symptoms of Oral Cancer and What You Can Do

Oral cancer is a deadly issue that plagues patients at any age--in fact, over 40,000 new diagnoses are pronounced in the US every year--but recovery can be very likely if an early diagnosis is made. For this reason, we encourage you to schedule an oral cancer screening right away if... Read more »

All About the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance

Do you want an effective oral hygiene routine? If so, you need to use toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, and other oral hygiene tools that have been approved by the American Dental Association. This stamp of approval is called the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Our dentist, Dr. Derek Takai, encourages you to... Read more »