October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

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 »

Are You Flossing Too Hard?

Flossing should happen daily, but are you flossing your teeth too hard? Just like you can brush your teeth too hard and cause damage to your teeth and gums, if you use too much pressure when flossing, you can cause damage to your gums. Our dentist, Dr. John Kim, is... Read more »

Reaching the Pinnacle of Oral Health Care: Dietary Tooth Hazard Risks

Did you know that tooth hazard risks with your smile can arise if you are not using your teeth correctly? If you're trying to open products with your teeth or are constantly snacking throughout the day, you could be extremely susceptible to various oral health risks. Furthermore, it is important... Read more »

A Day in Dentistry: Plaque Buildup Prevention

To make sure your mouth is functioning effectively, always look for ways to improve your oral health care. Not only do you need to make sure that you're keeping your teeth safe from oral accidents and injuries but beware of microscopic damage that can occur due to plaque buildup. Plaque... Read more »

Some Things That Can Break Veneers

Veneers help your front teeth look appealing if they are chipped, discolored or misaligned. Veneers consist of thin, porcelain covers that are especially designed to look like your front teeth. They can hide these other issues and present people you meet with a good-looking smile. Of course, you cannot be... Read more »

Improving the Oral Health Care Basics

Oral health care is essential for making sure your teeth and gums can continue to function as needed for the rest of your life. If you're willing to use the small amount of time needed to take care of your teeth and gums, you can help to avoid the often-unnecessary... Read more »

Just Finishing Cancer Treatments? Here’s How to Care for Your Smile

If you’re just completing cancer treatments, then there is a chance your teeth and gums may have suffered some side effects such as gum disease or oral infection. So, it’s best to get started restoring your oral health and smile as soon as you can. To help you do so,... Read more »