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 fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... 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 the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Understanding Root Canals

Your oral health is one of the most important things in your life. It’s an indicator of overall wellness, in addition to ensuring you have great confidence and self-esteem. It also means you have a great smile, which is proven to positively impact self-esteem. Sometimes, though, bad oral health care can result in serious problems. A solution to some of... read more »

Understanding Dental Implants

Losing teeth, no matter the reason, is rarely a good experience. In fact, most would call it one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to deal with. Without teeth, everyday tasks become challenging. You really don’t notice how much you use them until you lose one. The good news is that if you do lose a tooth, you’re... read more »

The Quality of Your Oral Care Products Effects Your Daily Routine

Consistent oral hygiene habits are very important for maintaining a healthy mouth. If you frequently forget to brush your teeth twice each day or you are remiss at flossing at least once per day it can increase your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease. You also need to keep in mind that the quality of your oral care... read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Bond Your Complete Denture

The base of a complete denture is created to closely match the available oral structure and contours of the underlying gums. The custom fit helps the denture to fit comfortably, yet firmly in your mouth. However, many denture wearers also like to apply a small amount of denture adhesive to the base before inserting it into their mouth each morning.... read more »

What is Enamel Erosion?

If you are interested in keeping a top-notch smile and oral health, then one dental problem you need to avoid is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion is the process of wearing down teeth and promoting dental problems. In order to prevent enamel erosion, you need to know the details about it. So, our dentists, Dr. Yakov Royzman and Dr. Karina Zaygermakher,... read more »

The Unpredictable Ways to Avoid Cavities

Did you know there are things you can do other than keep up with oral hygiene and attend your regular dental checkups to prevent cavities? Well, it’s true. Our dentists, Dr. Yakov Royzman and Dr. Karina Zaygermakher are happy to tell you all about them so you can prevent this dangerous and destructive dental issue. Although some of these things... read more »