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 »

Failing Dental Fillings Can Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity discomfort can often be linked to multiple factors including tooth enamel erosion, tooth decay, sinus infections and various dental health issues. Even if a specially formulated toothpaste provides some short-term relief, it might only be masking symptoms of a more serious problem. Individuals who sometimes struggle to maintain... Read more »

Tongue Trauma Might Need First Aid While Seeking Professional Treatment

Your tongue plays an important role in the basic function of your mouth. Sometimes an accidental blow to the head, chin or face can cause you to bite down hard on your tongue. In some of these instances the trauma to the tongue and other parts of the mouth can... Read more »

What Can Cause Gum Disease?

Are you curious about gum disease and what factors can cause it? If so, we are happy to give you some more information that can help you keep gum disease away. In truth, the real cause is plaque. Plaque is made up of bacteria when they form together on your... Read more »

Oral Piercings and Your Health

Are you contemplating getting an oral piercing? Did you know this medium of self-expression could significantly threaten your dental and overall health? Even though many people have these piercings, we firmly believe that you should be aware of some of the risks involved before deciding to proceed. Bacteria is naturally... Read more »

Are You a Softball Player? Avoid These Behaviors for a Healthy Smile

Softball is a great sport filled with great hits, awesome teamwork, impressive fielding skills and more. However, there are some bad behaviors related to the sport, and those behaviors affect the smile. Our dentist, Dr. Douglas A Deam, wants you to have the healthiest smile possible, so he encourages you... Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Tooth Restorations

  Although risk factor prevention techniques and oral hygiene daily routines are extremely helpful for keeping your smile safe, it is likely that your smile can still be damaged. If you do ever suffer any dental damage that needs to be repaired, visit your dentist for a tooth restoration. Multiple... Read more »

Limiting Dark Beverages Can Help Preserve Your White Smile

Having a dentist like Dr. Douglas A Deam administer a dental bleaching treatment represents one of the most effective methods for improving the appearance of your teeth. The professional tools and techniques at his disposal can extricate dental stains from the textures of your tooth enamel without harming your teeth... Read more »