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 »

Facts About BOTOX®

If you’re interested in knowing all about BOTOX®, then our dentist, Dr. John Phillips, is happy to help you. The more you know, the more answers and knowledge you’ll have. So, to tell you all about BOTOX, our dentist is happy to share some BOTOX facts with you. Those facts... Read more »

A Snore Guard Might Help Lessen Sleep Apnea Symptoms

A family member with chronic snoring problems might seem like to be little more than a sleep quality nuisance. However, severe snoring and periodic breathing interruption might be symptoms of sleep apnea. If this chronic respiratory condition is not addressed in a reasonable amount of time, it can start to... Read more »

What Fruits and Vegetables Are Good for Teeth?

Many fruits and vegetables can offer health benefits for your teeth. We can only focus on a few for now, but what we mention can help keep your teeth clean and strengthen them. First on the list is apples. Apples can help clean your teeth. The benefits can come from... Read more »

Care for Your Oral Health Over Time

Do you take good care of your smile? Did you know, as you age your smile is at risk for serious oral health concerns? Well, it’s true. Your oral health is essential and should be taken seriously. Furthermore, by taking care of your oral health, you are helping your smile... Read more »

Facts About Mouthwash

Your dentist, Dr. John Phillips, encourages you to rinse your mouth with mouthwash regularly. This is because doing so can help your smile and oral health in more ways than you might realize. However, you might not make rinsing with mouthwash a priority if you don’t know much about it.... Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth

Did you know that there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth? Were you aware that brushing incorrectly can actually damage your smile? Today we would like to provide you with a quick guide to help ensure that you brush your teeth properly and safely to help... Read more »