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 »

TMJ Disorder 101

The temporomandibular joint is what connects your jaw to your skull. It’s an important joint, and it’s easily irritated. Any feeling of pain or irritation in this joint is known as TMJ disorder. A lot of different things can cause TMJ disorder. Knowing what causes it can help you avoid... Read more »

Your Dental Hygiene Can Change During Pregnancy

Dr. Tyler Christopherson and our team congratulate you on your pregnancy! We are here to help you maintain your oral health during this exciting period of your life. Being pregnant can introduce new risks to your oral health, but we offer the following tips to help you protect your smile:... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Help You Maintain Strong Tooth Enamel

Maintaining strong teeth and a healthy mouth is an important aspect in preserving a high quality of life. The process of preventing tooth decay and gum disease problems starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine that involves brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and... Read more »

The Basics: Dental Bonding

Do you know what your options are if you require an oral health care restoration treatment to repair any damage to a tooth? If you have sustained dental damage, it will need to be corrected so that further damage cannot occur to your mouth. If a tooth is chipped or... Read more »

Don’t Ignore Early Signs of a Dental Abscess

A minor cavity or failing dental filling can sometimes go unnoticed. These problems are typically caught during your routine dental checkups. However, if you have a bad habit of skipping these important appointments the natural bacteria living in your mouth could exploit a compromised area of tooth enamel to affect... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Dental Damage Prevention

To enhance your smile and provide a lifetime of oral health security, always make sure you are exercising caution with day-to-day activities and taking the necessary steps to limit any dental damage that can occur. Dental damage can arise at any time and arise in numerous forms, including through the activities... Read more »