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 »

The Truth About Halitosis

What do you know about halitosis? If you are not familiar with the term, then you have come to the right dental blog! Halitosis, also known as persistent bad breath, can be embarrassing and put a damper on your brightest day. Luckily, there are ways to treat halitosis. Our , Dr. , can help you… Read more »

Why Do I Have to Brush When Early Man Did Not?

All dentists will tell you that you need to brush your teeth at least two times a day with a toothpaste that contains fluoride. For most people, this has become a routine that they follow without question—a modern ritual. But, have you ever asked yourself why we have to do it when ancient man did… Read more »

Gingivitis and How to Fight It

Gingivitis is a form of gum disease and it can threaten your oral health and your smile. Gum disease is often overlooked because it can be difficult to detect. Luckily, our , Dr. at in , , is fully trained to spot gum disease and helping you fight it. Fighting gum disease is essential to… Read more »

How Can I Prevent Tooth Stains?

If you want a white and beautiful smile, then it’s best to keep tooth stains at bay. Tooth stains darken the teeth and take the beauty from the smile. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to prevent tooth stains! Our dentist, Dr. Obiora E. Nkwonta, is happy to tell you all about them…. Read more »

Sporty Mouths Wear Mouthguards

For the safety of your teeth, any sport where you risk running into another player or some sort of barrier should require a mouthguard. Unfortunately, most sports do not require mouthguards to play. Research has confirmed that those athletes in sports who do not generally wear mouthguards suffer the most serious mouth injuries including, broken… Read more »

Choose a Dental Resolution This New Year

It’s about that time to make a new resolution for the upcoming year. Did you ever think about making a resolution that helps your smile? If not, you have now! There are many resolutions you can make to help you have healthier teeth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to make one of… Read more »

Diagnosis Tooth Sensitivity

Coming into our office for an inspection of tooth sensitivity can be a breeze . . . literally! We’ll use apparatuses (including an air blower) to find out which of your chompers are most sensitive and why. Read on to find out a little more about what your appointment could be like. If you have… Read more »

How Do You Get a Mouth Sore?

You may have asked yourself this question if you recently or you still have a mouth sore. These tend to be very irritating or sometimes even painful. These sometimes go away on their own, but if it is a mouth sore lasting more than two weeks, you need to contact Dr. and our professionals here… Read more »