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 »

Brief Tips on Treating TMJ Disorder

Do you have a temporomandibular joint disorder? Do you struggle with pain when you talk, smile or chew? If so, it’s time to seek help about your TMJ’s. Your TMJ’s are the two joints on each side of your jaw that allow your jaw to open and close. Our dentist,... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Protecting Your Child’s Smile

If you want your child to have a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to protect their teeth and gums. This is important because there are many things that can attack and damage your child’s smile. To help you protect your child’s little teeth and gums, our dentist,... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support From Halitosis

Are you aware of all the number of ways that you can suffer from halitosis, also known as bad breath? The truth is that halitosis is an oral health condition in which you are suffering from foul odors emanating from your mouth. These can be caused by the foods you... Read more »

Treat a Toothache Before Your Feel It

If you start to experience a throbbing toothache, or if you suffered a dental accident or a fall that resulted in a broken tooth, then you may already be planning a visit to the dentist to address the discomfort. However, you should not be in the habit of only visiting... Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Dental Crowns

Oftentimes, even with proper oral health care, you may find yourself suffering from an oral accident or injury. If any damage should arise within your teeth and gums, it is important to visit your dentist for the necessary restorations and repairs. If you should ever suffer any damage to teeth,... Read more »

Your New Denture Needs to the Maintained

Our dentist, Dr. Ryan D. Sparks has years of experience providing people with partial or complete dentures. These special removable dental appliances are designed to replicate teeth lost to gum disease, tooth decay, or a severe dental trauma. The base of the denture is designed to closely match your existing... Read more »

Floss Once a Day to Maintain Good Gum Health

Your periodontal tissues play an important role in anchoring your teeth to the underlying oral structure. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums starts with a basic oral hygiene routine of brushing twice each day and effectively flossing at least once per day. The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your... Read more »