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 »

Partial Dentures Can Replace an Area of Tooth Loss

If you receive an oral injury such as an accidental blow to the face, it may pack enough force to knock a tooth loose from the periodontal ligaments that were keeping the tooth anchored in your mouth. Activities such as contact sports without the use of a proper mouth guard... Read more »

The Early Stages of Dental Attrition Might Be Treated by a Dental Filling

An uncorrected underbite, overbite or other deviations in the alignment of your teeth can sometimes cause the biting surface of one tooth to wear excessively on the surface of another. Over time the repetitive force this can gradually grind down the tooth’s enamel layer creating an abnormal surface texture on... Read more »

Tobacco and Your Oral Health

Do you use tobacco? If so, do you know this substance can be a deadly threat to your oral health and overall health? Tobacco use dramatically increases the risk various cancers that can thrive in your body that are always best to be avoided. Unfortunately, tobacco use is widespread, causing... Read more »

Oral Health Outlines: Mouth Jewelry

In order to keep your smile safe for as long as possible, you should take additional some time to use prevention treatment plans and assess any issues in your life that may be putting you at an additional risk. One potential source of trouble for your teeth is mouth jewelry... Read more »

Facts About Plaque

Would you like to know all about plaque? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Claudia J. Trujillo, is happy to tell you about plaque by providing some facts and information about the substance. The more you know about plaque, the better. In fact, the... Read more »

Oral Health Viewpoint: Plaque Buildup

One of the biggest risk factors for our oral health is due to plaque. Plaque is a thin layer of bacteria and debris that can collect on your tooth enamel. Although you may think that it wouldn’t be able to do significant damage, you would be wrong. This is because... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Dental Floss

Just as brushing is essential for your oral health care, so too is the need for dental floss. Flossing is essential for your oral health care as it can reach areas between teeth to remove harmful acids and food particles. It is important to understand the difference between the various... Read more »