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 »

Dental Restoration: Why Not Go for the Gold!?

Have you considered using gold for your next tooth restoration? Nowadays, you have several choices in materials, but some dentists may not always ask you if you have a choice. With the advent of 3D printing technology, porcelain has been the assumed material used. While porcelain is aesthetically pleasing—looking the... Read more »

Are You Considering a Composite Dental Filling?

Each tooth has its own unique function to perform and therefore needs its own level of care. For example, the pressure of chewing typically is handled by your molars and premolars, which requires them to have a lot of durabilities. If these back teeth develop a cavity, they typically need... Read more »

Your Smile and Halitosis

Oftentimes, when an individual tries to treat bad breath, they end up simply masking the odors involved. To properly treat bad breath, you will have to get to the cause or the issue. This includes keeping your mouth clean and free of bacteria and finding out if there's a problem... Read more »

Bad School Habits for Your Smile

If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to take good care of your teeth and gums at all times. This means you need to keep your smile in mind while you’re at school. Unfortunately, there are bad school habits that can damage your smile and promote... Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Fill in Gaps in Your Smile

Choosing to restore your smile is a big decision that can be confusing when it comes to finding the best way to achieve it. There are many ways to restore a lost tooth, and dental bridges is a common and popular choice. Dental bridges are common successful at restoring one... Read more »

Nitrous Oxide: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about nitrous oxide, then you have come to the right blog. Here, our dentists, Drs. Alex Abernathy and Lisa Richey, are happy to help you find the answers you need. To do so, they would like to answer some commonly asked questions about nitrous oxide in... Read more »

How to Make Flossing Easier

If you are one who finds flossing to be difficult, then our dentists, Drs. Abernathy and Richey, would like to help you. Usually, when someone finds flossing troublesome, they just skip the task altogether. This is very dangerous for the smile and oral health because flossing cleans the crevices of... Read more »