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 »

Understanding Periodontics

If you’ve ever had any issues with your oral health that affected your gums, or other supporting structures in your teeth, then you’ve likely undergone some form of periodontic treatment. If you haven’t had that experience, congratulate yourself on having stellar oral health. However, it’s important to know about periodontics.... Read more »

Learning More About Tooth Brushing Techniques

One of the key aspects of your oral health care should begin with your oral hygiene routine and effective brushing techniques. Brushing your teeth is essential for a healthy smile, as it can help wash away plaque and bacteria that may begin to collect in your mouth. However, brushing your... Read more »

See Your Dentist If You are Expecting

If you are pregnant, think might be, or trying to become pregnant, you should make an appointment to see our dentist, Dr. Mike Roussel, even if you aren’t experiencing any problems. Pregnancy can be a busy time, and when the baby comes, life will only get busier! So, a cleaning... Read more »

Oral Health Tips: Aging and Dental Health

Your oral health depends on making the right decisions about your healthcare. Unfortunately, your teeth will age over time, which means that you even though you may be following an oral healthcare routine that you think is satisfactory, it may not be up to par for keeping your teeth and... Read more »

Understanding Bruxism

Have you ever woken up in the morning and noticed damage to your teeth? Have you ever felt an additional sensitivity or pain from aches in your jaw or teeth? Even with the proper oral health care, it may be possible for some conditions to arise in your mouth that... Read more »

What Causes Oral Thrush?

Oral thrush is a condition that causes white lesions to appear on your tongue and inner cheek tissues, with the possibility of spreading to other areas. We encourage you to learn more about oral thrush and its causes so that you can protect your smile from its effects. Inflammation caused... Read more »

Find Out What You Know About Your Dental Checkup by Taking This Quiz

If you think you have a pristine knowledge of dental checkups, it’s time to find out for sure! To do so, our dentist, Dr. Mike Roussel, encourages you to take our dental checkup quiz. While you’re taking the quiz, he hopes you learn something new. The more you know about... Read more »