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 »

Fix a Smile with Dental Bonding

All is not lost when you damage a tooth. Sure, your movie-star smile is gone, and your self-esteem along with it. But aside from that, nothing’s terribly wrong, right? Well, not exactly. A chipped or cracked tooth hurts your smile, but it also impacts your overall oral health. Whether you’re looking to have your teeth… Read more »

It’s Possible to Have a Genetic Disposition to Tooth Decay

Do you seem to develop an unfair amount of cavities despite a daily practice of proper dental hygiene that includes brushing and flossing? This can seem especially unfair since some people don’t experience cavities despite inconsistent oral care. Genetics play a large role in cavity risk because they can lead to softened tooth enamel and… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Are you familiar with the signs and symptoms of gum disease? Because there are several visual clues to let you know of its presence, it can be detected if you know where to look. However, are you also familiar with the risk factors that cause gum disease to develop in the first place? If you… Read more »

All About the Facts of General Dentistry

Do you want a strong and successful oral health? If so, you will likely need to take advantage of general dentistry. General dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in preventing, treating and managing dental issues involving the teeth and supporting structures. This branch can help you have the healthy and functional smile you… Read more »

The Right Way to Brush Your Teeth

Here are a few tips and tricks to get the best possible clean when brushing your teeth. Toothbrushes are designed to be used for a few months, then tossed out. This means that if your toothbrush is three to four months old or more, it’s time to replace it. Choose a toothbrush that has very… Read more »

Resolve Your Halitosis Today

Start the path to resolving your halitosis today! If you need help on where to begin, our dentists, Drs. Dull and Zemke with in , , are happy to help you with every step along the way! Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is tricky to overcome sometimes. However, there are various things you can… Read more »

How Tooth Hazards Can Harm You

  Have you ever set forth a checklist to determine which tooth hazards in your life can damage your smile? Are you aware of any activities that you may be involved in that could put your teeth at risk for oral accidents and injuries? If not, it is important to do so to ensure your… Read more »