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 »

Long-Lasting Smiles Can Benefit From Toothbrushing Techniques

If you want to improve your smile, it is important to make sure you focus on your oral health care routines and your daily cleaning methods. By improving the way you brush your teeth daily, you can help lower your risk for several problems and issues that can arise with your oral health. When seeking… Read more »

Where Does Plaque Come From?

Have you noticed a filmy substance that may keep building up along your gumline and on your teeth? Does brushing, flossing, or gently scraping it usually make it go away for a time? That could be plaque, a continually forming sticky and colorless film of sugars and bacteria. You naturally have bacteria residing in your… Read more »

Making Routine Oral Health Treatments Work for You

Do you have any questions about your oral health care? Do you have any questions about the products you are using or how to use certain teeth-cleaning tools to improve your oral hygiene routine? Did you know there are oral appliances that can make cleaning your teeth easier and more effective, or even provide an… Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Cold and Flu Season Treatments

Taking care of your teeth and gums requires more than just cleaning your mouth out with traditional cleaners. Several oral health risks can arise long before cleaning can occur, so it is important to protect your teeth as soon as issues begin to arise. One particularly devastating effect that can occur in your mouth as… Read more »

The Role of Mouthwash in Your Oral Health

As life goes, some of the foods we love the most cause unpleasant odors to linger on our breath. While breath fresheners such as gum and breath mints can temporarily mask bad breath, they don’t eliminate bacteria, which is the root of foul breath most often. To freshen your breath in the long term and… Read more »

Root Canal Treatment: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about root canal treatment, then our dentist, Dr. Bryce Hanson, is more than happy to give you the answers you’re looking for. Many people have questions about this treatment because it can seem complex. So, the more you know, the better. To help you, our dentist would like to give you… Read more »

Smile Therapy: Therapeutic Mouthwash

  If you wish to enhance your smile through the use of a mouthwash treatment, it is always important to understand the differences between each one. Two common varieties of mouthwash are cosmetic mouthwashes and therapeutic mouthwashes. Whereas cosmetic mouthwash is mainly used to freshen breath, therapeutic mouthwash can actually kill the bacteria responsible for… Read more »