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 the bone from the missing... 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. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 might also take into account... Read more »

Mouth Jewelry is a Dental Hazard

Did you know, mouth jewelry is a dental hazard to your oral health? Yes, it’s true! While mouth jewelry can be beautiful for many people, it is essential to understand that mouth jewelry can also be a threat to your oral health and teeth. Our , Dr. , cares about your oral health. Luckily, our… Read more »

Do You Need a New Toothbrush?

Do you know if you need a new toothbrush? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably used the same one for quite some time now. It’s really easy to forget to pick up a new brush on regular trips to the grocery store. The truth is, though, that you need a new toothbrush much more… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Discomfort Needs Professional Intervention

The average adolescent has four vestigial third molars lingering deep in the gums at the back of their mouth. These wisdom teeth typically attempt to erupt from the gums in the late teenage years. As this starts to happen your son or daughter will likely complain of discomfort in the gums and a possible dull… Read more »

Oral Health Outlines: Chewing Gum

If you continue to suffer from oral hygiene problems linked to issues with your tooth enamel, you will need to make sure that you use as many cleaning techniques as possible. Even if you are brushing and flossing every single day, there can still food debris and harmful acids in your mouth. In some situations,… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Diabetes and Your Smile

Oftentimes, you may be at an increased risk for dental damage due to outside sources or underlying conditions that may be present. Not all issues with your smile begin with tooth decay and gum disease. However, they can potentially lead to other risks or even affect other issues and areas within your body. For example,… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Offers Several Options for Improving the Appearance of Your Smile

The teeth that appear when you smile play an important role in many of your facial expressions. Tooth enamel that has been discolored by stains or damaged by physical imperfections can have an impact on your self-image. In a scenario like this our dentist, Dr. Matthew Scaffa can help talk with you about your cosmetic… Read more »

Your Treatment Options When It Comes to Replacing Your Missing Teeth

If you have missing teeth, your smile is at risk for many dental problems, including misaligned teeth and more. You also most likely disapprove of your smile’s appearance and you most likely suffer from a lower self-esteem. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to replace your missing teeth as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are… Read more »