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... 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... 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 »

Superior Oral Health: Dental Crowns

Are you familiar with the benefits that dental crowns can provide and why are they are a highly desirable option for individuals looking to improve their smile? Dental crowns work as prosthetic devices that directly attach over top of teeth that you wish to conceal. The main benefit of dental crowns is derived from the… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: TMJs

Protecting your smile includes minimizing the chances of any potential oral health risks that could damage your jawbone. Your jawbone is pivotal for your oral health because within it lies your temporomandibular joint, which moves your mouth at all the angles it needs. If for any reason your TMJs are damaged, it will cause debilitating… Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Dental Erosion

Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is a common oral health disorder that arises due to harmful acids chewing through your tooth enamel. Because your tooth enamel plays such an integral role in protecting your teeth and gums, it is important to eliminate and prevent dental erosion as much as possible. For frequent questions… Read more »

Treating Your Sensitive Teeth

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, we have some good news for you! Many people think sensitive teeth is something you have to endure without treatment. The good news is, there are many different treatments to help you overcome your sensitive teeth. Dr. Drs. Williams and Montefalco understand sensitive teeth and are happy to… Read more »

A Fluoride Supplement Can Protect a Weakened Tooth From Cavities

Your smile may be at a higher risk of cavities if you have any weakened areas of the tooth enamel are exploited by the bacteria in your mouth, and this is especially likely if you regularly consume acidic beverages, don’t have access to fluoridated water or your oral hygiene regimen is ineffective. If a tooth… Read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Did you know that you could be at an increased risk for gum disease? Numerous lifestyle habits, including the use of unhealthy substances, medications, genetic predispositions, a poor diet, hormonal changes, and numerous other ailments can give rise to gum disease. Thus, it is important to avoid gum disease by considering the following risk factors:… Read more »

All About Composite and Amalgam Dental Fillings

Are you about to repair a decayed tooth with a dental filling? If so, good for you! You’re on your way toward a strong and healthy smile once again. Before your dental appointment with our dentist, Dr. , our dental team will be happy to tell you about amalgam and composite dental fillings so you… Read more »