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 »

Learning About Your Dental Hygienist

Have you ever wondered who the person is that cleans your teeth so thoroughly every time you go to the dentist for a checkup? They are your dental hygienist, and they are a very important part of our oral healthcare team. Apart from being wonderful, positive people, dental hygienists must... Read more »

The Process of Improving Your Teeth with Fluoride

Fluoride is a highly marketed ingredient in many dental hygiene products, and for good reason! This natural mineral is very beneficial to the teeth because it provides a lot of nourishment and strength, lowering your risk of tooth enamel loss and tooth decay development. We review the process of how... Read more »

Oral Health Issues: Dry Mouth

Did you know a decrease in saliva can actually affect your oral health? Because saliva plays such an integral role in the health of your mouth, it is important to make sure you are producing enough saliva. If there are certain products and health conditions could lead to xerostomia, more... Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Oral Disease

If you want a strong and healthy smile, then you need to do all you can to prevent oral diseases. Oral disease, like cavities, gum disease and oral cancer, can destroy your oral health and severely harm your teeth and gums. Our dentist, Dr. Tre' DeFelice, strongly encourages you to... Read more »

Brushing & Flossing Advice

You probably know how important it is to brush your teeth daily. However, many people do not realize that flossing is equally important. Dr. Tre' DeFelice and our team stress the importance of a well-rounded dental hygiene routine. Read on for some tips for proper, thorough dental care at home.... Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need a Crown

Having a dental checkup performed twice each year by our dentist, Dr. Tre' DeFelice is an essential part of maintaining a healthy mouth. During this appointment, we will clean your teeth, polish away minor dental stains and also monitor your mouth for any developing oral health problems. Your examination includes... Read more »