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 »

Bruxism: When To Get a Night Guard

Do you wake up in the morning with a headache or sore jaw? If so, you may want to come into our office and be evaluated for bruxism, a condition where you grind your teeth at night—which can be very damaging to your teeth. We may treat you by suggesting... Read more »

Fluoride: The Answers to Your Questions

Do you have questions about fluoride? If so, our dentist, Dr. Amber Angel, is happy to help you find the answers. The more you know about fluoride, the better chance you have of properly and effectively using it. So, to give you the answers you’re looking for, she would like... Read more »

Learn More About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition in which your sleep is disturbed due to interruptions in your breathing. Sleep apnea is a serious, but relatively common condition. Are you familiar with the risks associated with sleep apnea? If you are 40 years of age or older, overweight, have large tonsils, or... Read more »

All About the Facts of Pediatric Dentistry

Do you want your child to have a strong, healthy and functional smile? If so, you will likely need to bring them into our office and allow them to benefit from our pediatric dentistry services. Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in preventing and treating dental issues... Read more »

The Oral Cancer Exam Process

Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and throat. Oral cancer is much easier to treat in the early stages, so it is important that it be detected and treated as soon as possible. Therefore, Dr. Amber Angel offers oral cancer screenings during regular dental appointments. Oral cancer screenings are... Read more »

Handy Oral Hygiene Tips

If you want a top-notch oral hygiene routine that properly cleans and cares for your smile, then there are things you need to do regularly. Our dentist, Dr. Amber Angel, encourages you to do those things so you can have the strong and successful oral health you deserve. The healthier... Read more »