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 »

Is This New Trend Really Good for Your Smile? Black Charcoal, the New Fad

"The Latest Fad for Whiter Teeth Is To Turn Them Black" front page article in the Wall Street Journal on August 12, 2018 discusses the latest trend to whiten teeth--using activated charcoal in toothpaste as a cleanser to whiten teeth. A good idea? Not according to the American Dental Association,... 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 »

Restoring Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Many patients have to live with missing teeth, and this can deeply affect their day-to-day activities and oral abilities. We invite you to learn more about tooth replacement options, such as dental implants, to help you regain a full smile. Dental studies show that the first impression you make typically... Read more »

Caring for Emergency Dental Situations

Developing an oral injury or other pressing dental concern can be scary and urgent, and Dr. Deborah Blanchard and our team want to help you. We encourage you to learn more about addressing certain dental emergencies, such as injuries and wedged objects. Tongue and Cheek Injury It’s common to suffer... Read more »