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 »

Oral Health Care Repertoire: Cavity Prevention

Cavity prevention is a key benefit of proper oral health care. If you allow cavities to develop, it can lead to eventual tooth loss. A cavity forms when dental erosion eats through your tooth enamel to appoint a hole has formed. To help combat cavities, always seek out healthy food... Read more »

Fluoride 101

Fluoride is a term a lot of people are familiar with, in that they’ve heard of it often. However, a lot of people couldn’t tell you what it does - even though It’s used in the majority of dental products, because of the great benefits it has on your oral... Read more »

Veneers: What to Expect

If you wish for a brighter, more aesthetic smile, our dentist may suggest veneers. These tooth-colored restorations are made to cover the fronts of teeth with minor cosmetic flaws, like stains or chips. If you choose veneers for your smile, Dr. Chiru will first clean the teeth receiving veneers and... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Anxiety

If you ever have any questions about your oral health care or any concerns about visiting your dentist, always make sure to express them directly to your dentist. By not treating these issues or letting concerns go by the wayside, you could be putting your smile at risk. Many individuals... Read more »

Multiple Knocked Out Teeth Might Be Replaced With a Removable Partial Denture

Contact sports and automobile collisions can sometimes impact the mouth with extreme force. The resulting oral trauma can cause severe harm to teeth, gums and soft oral tissues. Emergency treatment in some of these instances might involve extracting the traumatized teeth and suturing the gums. After all the wounded oral... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Dry Mouth Prevention

Have you ever suffered from a lack of saliva in your mouth? If so, what you had was also known as dry mouth. This condition is often caused by a side effect of medications you may be taking, so taking products such as painkillers, diuretics, antihistamines and decongestants can leave... Read more »