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 Sealants: Could You Use Some?

Does food seem to get caught in your back molars a lot? Is it difficult for you to get those teeth clean? For us to eat, our teeth have natural pits and ridges. However, if the ridges or pits go too deep, bacteria can gather there and start wreaking havoc.... Read more »

To Water Floss, or to Not?

It’s late. You’re tired. The last thing you want to do is fiddle with a piece of slippery plastic while you move it between your teeth, trying to clean out a day’s worth of junk before hitting the sack. Flossing isn’t popular, but it’s a necessary activity. However, there are... Read more »

Oral Health Care in Spring: Dental Damage Prevention

To help combat the litany of risks to your smile, you will need to make sure you're aware of common forms of dental damage. Dental damage arises due to accidents in your life that can easily damage your jaw, your teeth, your gums or any other aspects of your facial... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Floss

You should never rush perfection. Even though cleaning out your mouth does not need to be perfect, there are certain guidelines that you should adhere to. In the case of interdental cleaning, which refers to cleaning between your teeth, you need to make sure that you're cleaning effectively and slowly.... Read more »

Oral Analgesic Might Help Deal With Oral Trauma Discomfort

Sports injuries and household accidents can sometimes impact the mouth with incredible force. In some of these moments, the damage to soft tissues and teeth can be significant and requires some essential first aid measures while you seek professional treatment.   Gently rinsing your mouth with a small amount of... Read more »

Dental Veneers for a New Smile

Have you set a New Year goal to achieve your dream smile? We are happy to help you fulfill your goal by offering cosmetic dental treatments. Our dentist may recommend that you receive dental veneers to address any unwanted tooth flaws. We are pleased to offer a review of the... Read more »

The Best Ways to Restore the Health of Your Smile After Football Season

Was your smile and oral health affected during football season? If so, it’s important to start the smile-recovery process. This is important because the longer you wait, the worse the situation can become. Our dentist, Dr. Shelly Ereth Barone, is happy to help you reach the top-notch smile and oral... Read more »