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 »

The Right Time for Braces

Who doesn’t want a spectacular, award-winning smile? A great smile does wonders for self-esteem, improving your performance in both your professional and personal life. But do you know when is the right to get braces? The right time for braces varies from person to person, but there are a few... Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Toothaches

Effective oral health care includes making sure that any toothaches you may have are treated accordingly. If you routinely suffer from a toothache, it could be the sign of underlying conditions such as gum disease, tooth decay, poor oral hygiene, and oral accident or injury or several other risk factors... Read more »

Laughing and Learning About Nitrous Oxide

Found around the same time that our founding fathers broke from England in 1776, nitrous oxide (aka laughing gas) was a happy discovery for doctors and dentists alike--especially since they were one and the same at the time. Laughing gas has become one of the most trusted, utilized, and safest... Read more »

When to Make an Impromptu Dental Visit

If you awake late at night with a throbbing sensation in your tooth, or if you suffered a fall or accident results in a lost or broken tooth, then we encourage you to make a visit to the dentist for a dental exam. However, a dental care emergency is not... Read more »

A Denture Needs Daily Care and Maintenance

Our dentist, Dr. Gregory L. Bryan specializes in permanent and removable dental restorations. This sometimes includes providing his patients with a complete or partial denture to replicate the basic appearance and function of missing teeth. While these removable dental appliances will not be vulnerable to tooth decay, a denture still... Read more »

Never Give Up on Interdental Cleaners

If you're looking to improve your oral health care treatments through the use of an interdental cleaning tool, it is important to determine the differences between each type. Although most forms of interdental tools are effective for cleaning between teeth, choosing which one will be best for you often depends... Read more »

Saving Your Smile with Orthodontic Treatments

When you are ready to enhance your smile with an orthodontic aligner system, visit your orthodontist. Orthodontists are highly trained to improve errors with malocclusions and misalignment in your smile too and show your teeth can be straighter for a lifetime's worth of happiness. With straighter teeth, you will be... Read more »