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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 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 »

Smile Secrets: Dental Erosion

Are you familiar with the causes of dental erosion and what you can do to help prevent and treat it? Dental erosion is a condition in which harmful acids begin to wear away the enamel on your teeth. To help prevent further erosion and the risks of cavities, employ effective oral hygiene treatments and avoid… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need to Be Fully Reconstructed?

If you have found yourself in need of dental work, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with our dentist as soon as possible. In some cases, routine dental care isn’t enough to repair dental problems, and further services are needed. If you have severe tooth damage, you may need to undergo full mouth reconstruction… Read more »

Want to Know More About Dental Bonding?

If you have heard about dental bonding but would like to learn more about it, we are happy to describe its benefits to you. It can help you fix relatively small dental issues and restore the natural appearance of teeth. Matches Teeth in Appearance Bonding can blend with your teeth because it is made of… Read more »

All About Jaw and Facial Pain

If you have dental damage, you may experience jaw or facial pain. However, no matter how trivial a symptom may seem, it could be the first sign of an underlying condition that needs to be treated as soon as possible. You should be aware of the causes of jaw and facial pain and what treatments… Read more »

Fluoride: The Facts You Should Know

If you want a strong and healthy smile, fluoride is your friend. Fluoride is a helpful mineral that can benefit your smile in more ways than you might realize. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to tell you all about fluoride so you can better understand the mineral. To give you the information you need,… Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Cavities Here

Are you someone who has questions about tooth decay, which is also known as a cavity? If so, our dentists, Dr. Tantuco and Dr. Chong, will be happy to help you find the answers you need. Having the answers can help you keep your smile and oral health in tip-top shape. So, to help you,… Read more »