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 »

Solutions for Morning Breath

Morning breath can be embarrassing and difficult to manage, but with the proper preventative measures and solutions, you can get it under control. Halitosis, another name for chronic bad breath, is usually caused by the breakdown of food particles in the mouth, which is why morning breath can worsen if... Read more »

Dentistry Dynamics: Mouth Jewelry Risks

Are you aware of the risks associated with mouth jewelry? Did you know that mouth jewelry can lead to several health risks including damage to your teeth and gums? To prevent issues associated with mouth jewelry, eliminate it from your life to keep your teeth functioning properly for a lifetime... Read more »

Tips on Avoiding Dental Injuries

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to care for your teeth and gums regularly as well as do your best to avoid dental injuries. Now, it’s tough to completely prevent dental injuries because accidents happen, but our dentists, Dr. Tom Pinnavaia and Dr. Joshua... Read more »

All About the Facts of Mouthwash

Do you know all there is to know about mouthwash? If not, it’s time to learn. The more you know about mouthwash, the better chance you have of choosing the right product and properly using it. So, our dentist, Dr. Tom Pinnavaia, is happy to tell you all about mouthwash... Read more »

Toothbrushing Toolkit: What to Know

If it's been awhile since you’ve received a lecture from your dentist about the basics of toothbrushing, maybe it's time that you revisit the topic. Things don't always stay the same and modern methods and advanced technology have changed what was once considered settled science. Q: What kind of toothbrush... Read more »

Tooth Tips to Remineralize Your Teeth

Your teeth are covered above the gum line by tooth enamel, an extremely strong oral substance that is tougher than any other component of your smile. However, despite its durability, tooth enamel can be weakened by acids and time, and when it disappears it is gone for good. Luckily, tooth... Read more »

The Dental Brigade and Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

How would you rank your oral health care? Do you feel you're doing enough to brush and floss daily and clean your mouth out as needed? Even if you do believe you're doing enough, it is important to remember that cleaning your mouth alone will often require additional work. All... Read more »