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 »

How Long Will Your Veneer Last?

How long do you think will your veneer last? No, we’re not making a bet with you. We don’t want to know how long you think your veneers will last if you eat a bucket of gravel, or how long you think they will last if you drink a gallon of honey. In fact, if… Read more »

A Tooth That Has Lost a Dental Filling Needs Timely Treatment

Symptoms of a failing dental filling often manifest as worsening sensitivity or a change in the tooth’s surface texture. Some patients with a distressed dental filling will also notice discomfort when biting down hard. If you ignore the signs of distress or you fail to attend your routine dental checkups with Dr. Betzy Lara-Perdue, the… Read more »

Keep Your Teeth Strong with Regular Fluoride Application

Proper daily oral care is the key to having healthy teeth and excellent oral hygiene. Daily oral care should be accompanied by routine dental checkups every six months and regular fluoride treatment. We offer insight into your options for regular fluoride application to improve the quality of your teeth and enhance your dental hygiene. Certain… Read more »

Super Smiles: Oral Health Care

Your smile often depends on receiving the necessary oral health care treatments and guidance, so it can continue to function properly for the rest of your life. If for any reason you are struggling with your oral health care, it is important that you are applying the necessary treatments, not only for prevention tactics but… Read more »

Oral Health Can Be Yours With These Tips

Are you struggling with constant cavities and poor oral health? If so, you have come to the right place! Oral health is essential, and many people don’t know the many different things you can do to help your oral health stay healthy and reduce the risk of cavities. To help you with more information on… Read more »

How Often Should I Floss?

Though some have debated the importance of interdental cleaning in the recent months, we know that flossing remains an indispensable part of a complete oral hygiene routine. Let’s take a look at a few common questions we are asked about flossing. What is flossing, and why is it important? Flossing is the most common method… Read more »

Discolored Teeth Can Be Repaired Through A Dental Crown

Your dentist may have recommended a dental crown to you if you have a misshapen, discolored, or weak tooth. Here are some basic things to know before getting a dental crown. A dental crown can protect and restore a tooth, and covers the entire visible portion of the tooth. It is cemented in place over… Read more »