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... 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... 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 »

Healthy Treats for Your Smile and Oral Health

Have you considered the healthy foods your body needs to keep your teeth and smile healthy? If not, perhaps you should! There are many foods that can improve your oral health and strengthen your tooth enamel, making it wise to eat them regularly. Our dentist, Dr. Frederick M. Saigh, is... Read more »

How Sedation Dentistry Can Improve Your Dental Visit

If you find it very difficult to sit in the dental chair because of anxiety and fear, we may recommend sedation dentistry, which help you relax when you visit the dentist. We can offer nitrous oxide to calm your dental anxiety and help you have an enjoyable visit. After all,... Read more »

Top-Notch Smiles for Spring: Dental Floss

If you are ready to enhance your smile, it is important to start with the basics, including dental floss. Dental floss is a crucial part of your oral health care because it helps clean out areas between teeth that other tools such as toothbrushes cannot reach. Through the combination of... Read more »

Taking Care After Tooth Extraction

Severe tooth decay and significant dental trauma can sometimes compromise a tooth so badly that it requires a total extraction. The treatment process is last resort to help reduce pain and prevent a potentially dangerous infection. Once the root of the tooth has been excised your gums will be sutured.... Read more »

Complete Denture Might Be Needed for Patients Suffering from Severe Periodontitis

Left untreated mild forms of gum disease like gingivitis can gradually worsen into a severe problem. In some of these cases, it could lead to the severe periodontal infection of periodontitis. This can gradually cause bacterial deposits to build up near the roots of your teeth. Over time untreated periodontitis... Read more »

Dental Checkups Serve as Proactive Cavity Treatment

Many patients wait until their tooth discomfort becomes extreme or persists for a while before they visit the dentist. This could allow cavities to invade your smile and may result in significant damage that can compromise the health of a tooth. We encourage you to maintain regular six-month dental checkups... Read more »