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 »

Keep Your Smile Safe From Gum Disease

Do you think about keeping your smile safe from gum disease? If not, then perhaps you should! Gum disease is a threat to your smile and can cause serious oral health problems from tooth loss to even bone loss. Our dentist, Dr. Stephen M. Dang, understands gum disease. That is... Read more »

Oral First Aid May Be Necessary While Seeking Emergency Care

A slip and fall or other household accident can sometimes impact the mouth. In some of these moments enough force can be applied to damage teeth and soft oral tissues. If you or someone nearby has just suffered a significant oral trauma, you may need to administer some simple first... Read more »

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe – Picking a Cosmetic Dentist

How often have you thought, “Geez, I should really get that chipped tooth fixed.” Or, “Hmmm, my teeth are really getting yellow.” If these thoughts have been plaguing your mind recently, and you can’t think of a good reason to put it off any longer, then the next thing to... Read more »

Inquiries Into Tooth Replacements

Replacing missing teeth is important because if you fail to replace all teeth that are supposed to be in your mouth, any voids left behind can become safe zones for bacteria to collect. Missing teeth can also cause your jawbone to weaken and destabilize, which can cause tooth slippage and... Read more »

How to Safely Brush Your Teeth

From your childhood, you have likely been told to brush your teeth. Perhaps you were taught to vigorously scrub your teeth, or you learned to race through the routine as quickly as possible. But were you aware that brushing incorrectly can damage your smile? Today we give you a brief... Read more »

How Can Mouthwash and Gum Improve Your Smile?

Sometimes, your routine oral hygiene habits require more than brushing and flossing or visiting the dentist twice a year. While these are very important, our team is happy to help you choose additional oral care techniques to include in your daily routine. We invite you to keep your smile cleaner... Read more »

Do These Things to Have a Healthy Smile at Work

Do you want to have a strong and healthy smile at work? If so, our dentist, Dr. Stephen M. Dang, is happy to help you achieve that goal. Unfortunately, there are many things or habits at work that can damage your teeth and gums and affect your oral health. It’s... Read more »