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. However, because it doesn’t have… 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 might also take into account… Read more »

Treat Your Achy Tooth

If you have a toothache, then you know how painful and troubling it can be. The good news is toothaches are more than just a warning sign something is wrong, but they also can be treated by an oral health care professional. Our dentist, Dr. Alexander Santos, can help you if you are experiencing a… Read more »

Should I use Mouthwash?

Having great oral health involves more than just the basics that you hear at every dentist appointment. From brushing and flossing to regular checkups, there’s a lot you can do to make a big difference in the quality of your oral health. You can hit that goal by using mouthwash during your daily oral health… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Contribute to Increased Plaque Acids

An effective oral hygiene routine calls for brushing your teeth each morning and evening as well as remembering thoroughly floss once each day. With practiced focus, these measures will help clear away sugar residue, plaque and trapped food particles from your mouth. If you sometimes take a casual approach to your oral hygiene routine excess… Read more »

Learning More About Dentures

When the time comes to assess your oral health care, it is always important to think about how you’re going to replace any lost or missing teeth. Regardless of what you choose, make sure that they are replaced because failing to replace any missing teeth can destroy your smile. It can lead to several risks… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth May Need a Dental Crown Restoration

People with bad oral habits like crunching ice, nibbling on foreign objects or using teeth their teeth as tools are at increased risk of suffering a chipped tooth. If the affected area of tooth enamel isn’t treated in a reasonable amount of time plaque and other bacterial deposits could start to accumulate in the deep… Read more »

Laser Gum Therapy: The Next Step in Treating Gum Disease

Our goal as a periodontal practice is to treat our patients’ smiles with the most cutting-edge oral technology to so that they can live free of damaging gum disease and enjoy excellent oral health. With periodontal laser therapy, our treatment for gum disease is more precise and effective than ever before. You may have firsthand… Read more »

Are You Missing a Tooth? Here Are Your Treatment Options

If you’re missing a tooth, whether it was a blow to the face, a cavity, or another reason, then you need to consider replacing it. Our dentist, Dr. Alexander Santos, encourages this because leaving a gap in your smile can cause misalignment issues, which can lead to cavities and even gum disease. So, make sure… Read more »

Improve Your Smile with Dental Erosion Prevention

Dental erosion is one of the biggest threats to your health. Even if you continually do what’s necessary to protect your smile, there could be damage slowly seeping in and eating away at your tooth enamel. Dental erosion occurs when harmful acids continue to eat through your tooth enamel. Harmful acids can arise, and numerous… Read more »