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 »

Why Should I Floss My Teeth?

If you ever why it’s strongly recommended to floss daily, then our , Dr. , is happy to give you the reasoning. The more you know about flossing, the more you’ll make it a top priority, which is what it should be. Flossing is very important. In fact, flossing can help you have the top-notch… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Tooth Brushing Care

If you’re not giving your toothbrush the appropriate care, it may not be functioning as you need it to. Even if you are struggling to brush your teeth with appropriate cleaning tools, you could be suffering from various oral health risks associated with doing so. Furthermore, caring for your toothbrush is essential so that contamination… Read more »

Foods for Better Oral Health

We are all aware that sugary foods and simple carbohydrates contribute to tooth decay, but there are some foods that are good for your teeth and can help you keep you smiling. Cheese Cheese can help keep your mouth healthy because it contains important nutrients, calcium and protein that strengthen tooth enamel. Eating cheese raises… Read more »

Dentures Can Give You a Full Set of Teeth

Dentures, also known as “fake teeth,” are a great way to restore a set of teeth if lost to accident or gum disease. In fact, dentures have been a popular form of restoration for over a decade. Yet, surprisingly, there are many lesser-known facts about dentures, which is why our dentist, Dr. Denise M. Walthour… Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Sleep Apnea Detection and Treatments

Your smile often requires several forms of examinations and care beyond keeping your teeth clean from microscopic damage in the form of bacteria and germs. In several instances, there may be an oral health condition that is occurring that is putting not only your smile at risk but also your health, which could include sleep… Read more »

Simple Tips for Maintaining a Professionally Whitened Smile

Significant dental stains that saturate your tooth enamel can leave you feeling self-conscious when you smile. This prompts some people to hide their smiles, If you have been struggling to deal with stained teeth or other cosmetic imperfections, you should consider scheduling an appointment with our doctor, Dr. Denise M. Walthour. The doctor may recommend… Read more »

Types of Dental Sedation: Oral Sedation

There are several types of sedation that your dentist can administer for various levels of discomfort and pain relief. The most recognized is nitrous oxide, also called laughing gas. Depending on the situation and complexity of the surgery, you may also be given anything from a localized shot in the area of operation to deep… Read more »