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 »

Getting Rid of Your Bad Breath

Is your bad breath getting you down? More importantly, is it getting other people down? If you have bad breath, you may not know it, and the people around you may be too polite to say anything. If the person who sits at the desk next to you would rather... Read more »

Achieve Your Dream Smile With Composite Dental Fillings

If you always make sure that your teeth are well cared-for through effective oral hygiene routines and regular checkups at our office, they serve you well for the rest of your life. If you should ever suffer any form of dental damage or oral accident or injury, you may need... Read more »

Taking Time to Keep Your Toothbrush Sanitary

Not many people think about keeping their toothbrush clean and sanitary. This is probably because they believe it doesn’t need it. After all, you rinse it every day with water, and toothpaste has some cleaning agents in it, doesn’t it? That is true to a degree. The same ingredients that... Read more »

Learn How to Fight Gum Disease

Do you know if you have gum disease? Thousands of people have gum disease and may not realize it until they are facing long-term damage or severe tooth loss. That is why understanding gum disease and learning how to fight it can save your teeth and smile from damaging consequences.... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

An accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes carry enough force to sever the periodontal ligaments that anchor a tooth in its periodontal socket. In some of these cases the damage to the tooth or the local oral structure is so severe that a dentist like Dr. H Arthur Nelson... Read more »

Add a White Smile to Your Social Summer Calendar

The rapid approach of spring means it’s time to start planning your social summer calendar, and what better way to greet the warm months of picnics and beach days than with a dazzling smile? While you can keep your smile in good shape with regular professional dental exams and cleanings,... Read more »

Keeping a Safer Smile in the Face of Known Tooth Hazards

Building a better smile includes always taking the necessary steps to eliminate or avoid risks that can easily damage your teeth and gums. Even though oral accidents or injuries are often caused by blunt trauma, it is possible that your dietary choices and the improper use of your teeth could... Read more »