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 »

Different Types of Cavities

The word cavity is another way of saying tooth decay. There are various types of tooth decay, and so there are also many ways to combat them. If you have ever struggled to keep yourself or your child free of cavities, learning about the different types and how to prevent... Read more »

Bad Oral Habits Can Lead to Chipped Teeth

A chipped tooth can lead to a plethora of potential complications. On a functional level, the damaged area of tooth enamel can cause problems with discomfort and tooth sensitivity. If the chipped tooth appears when you smile it can also cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance. Without professional... Read more »

Signs of Oral Cancer to Be Aware Of

As it is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to provide some helpful information about oral cancer and encourage you to come in for an oral cancer screening. At our office, oral cancer screenings are performed during routine dental appointments by our dentists. What is oral cancer? Oral cancer... Read more »

Facts About Fluoride

Your dentist, Dr. Janice Weinman, strongly recommends exposing your teeth to fluoride regularly. This is because fluoride can help your smile in a myriad of ways. To help you better understand fluoride, and to help you learn more about it, our dentist is happy to share some fluoride facts with... Read more »

Daily Oral Hygiene for a Healthy Smile

Your overall oral health has a very crucial role in the acts of chewing food, controlling facial expressions and having clear speech. The development of periodontal problems and tooth decay can deeply affect your general quality of life. A daily habit of oral hygiene is the foundation of having a... Read more »

Oral Health Viewpoint: Oral Emergencies

When it comes time to improve your oral health, eradicate risk factors associated with oral emergencies as there are treatments you can employ before professional help can be given. Oftentimes, the choices you make immediately after an oral emergency has occurred can be the difference between a long recovery and... Read more »

The Trouble with TMJ

An acronym for Temporormandibular Joint Disorder, TMJ is a problem with the joint that connects the jawbone to the skull. It may be activated or exacerbated by excessive clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth. Without treatment, the disorder causes pain in the joint of the jaw and... Read more »

How Does a Dental Cleaning Benefit Me?

Your dentist, Dr. Janice Weinman, recommends receiving a dental cleaning every six months. If you’re curious to know why, our dental team is more than happy to help you. A dental cleaning can benefit you, your teeth, and your gums in a variety of ways. In fact, it can give... Read more »