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 »

Making Sure Your Dentures Last

If taken care of properly, dentures can last a long time. However, poor care of your dentures can break, chip or erode your dentures and might even cause damage to your mouth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. Narinder Mahal, is experienced with helping patients with dentures keep their mouth healthy.... Read more »

The Early Warning Signs of Periodontitis

What is periodontitis and what are the early warning signs? Periodontal disease, called periodontitis, is an advanced gum disease that affects the gums, bones and ligaments and can lead to tooth loss as well as other health problems if left untreated. Knowing the early signs and how the disease progresses... Read more »

Understanding Foods That Stain Teeth

Understanding the foods and drinks you consume is essential to keeping your health in check. Did you know, that by understanding the foods and beverages we consume can also help us identify the source of what is staining your teeth? Having a white smile is important to many people across... Read more »

Set the Stage for Optimum Oral Health With Dental Damage Prevention

As is the case with several forms of dental damage, you could be putting your teeth at an increased risk for several forms of injury associated with an unhealthy smile. Whether by aspects of your lifestyle, dietary selections, risks you take or peer pressure influences, your smile is always at... Read more »

Some Patients Choose a Partial Denture Over a Dental Implant Supported Bridge

Dental implant technology has increased rapidly over the course of the last two decades. This has become a very popular option for replacing one or more missing teeth. Installing dental implant supported bridge to replace multiple missing teeth might call for one or more oral surgeries. If you aren’t comfortable... Read more »

Should You Receive Fluoride Treatment After a Tooth Contouring Procedure?

The development of a fracture, chip, or crack in a tooth may be improved with a cosmetic dental contouring procedure, which prevents further damage by extracting a small amount of tooth enamel to change the tooth shape. Following tooth contouring, your smile may need fluoride exposure to improve the quality... Read more »