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 »

Bleeding Gums: Test Your Knowledge Here

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to know all about your teeth and gums. One thing you should know about is bleeding gums. The more you know, the better chance you have of properly caring for your smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Mike Henrickson,... Read more »

Fun Facts: Toothbrush Trivia

Do you regularly use your toothbrush? Hopefully you use it at least twice a day. Maybe you have looked at it so many times that you don’t even think about it anymore. They might just be an object that you’ve seen so many times that they fade into the background... Read more »

Show Yourself A New Smile With Dental Anxiety Recognition

Are you aware of the risks of dental anxiety and what you can do to protect your teeth and gums? Although we often think of dental anxiety as a condition that only children suffer from, it is possible to have fears and concerns later on in life. Many individuals like... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Cavity Prevention

How ready are you to begin a new oral health care regime? The truth is, if you are suffering from any kind of oral health ailment or have suffered ailments in the past, it's always a good idea to consider new ways to enhance your smile. Preventing cavities should be... Read more »

The Benefits of Choosing a Dental Bridge

When it comes to dental restoration options for multiple missing teeth, the most common choices are a dental bridge and dentures. We are happy to discuss the benefits of a dental bridge to replace several lost teeth when the majority of your smile is healthy. When differentiating between dental bridges... Read more »

Common Questions About Dental X-Rays

If you have questions about dental X-rays, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentists, Drs. Henrickson and Cha, are discussing details about dental X-rays. In fact, they are happy to do so by answering common questions about dental X-rays. Who knows, these answers might just be... Read more »