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 »

Improvements in Dentistry With Sedation Dentistry

Are you suffering from dental anxiety and have concerns regarding discomfort during an oral health care procedure? Although many individuals are worried about any discomfort they will feel during treatments, sedation dentistry is a field of dentistry designed to help alleviate those concerns. Through the use of sedatives, you can... Read more »

A Dental Bridge May Be Able to Replace an Extracted Tooth

A tooth suffering from a severe cavity is often at heightened risk for additional complications. In some of these cases the affected tooth might suffer a severe fracture, or a large dental abscess could develop deep in the gums surrounding the tooth’s root. A patient with a tooth in this... Read more »

Things to Do After Oral Surgery

If you would like to properly recover after oral surgery, then you need to follow some guidelines. There are things that can delay your healing and even cause complications and inconveniences. Our dentist, Dr. Dr. Michael Tornow, is happy to help you avoid those things and properly recover. -Don’t forget... Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Dry Mouth

Are you familiar with an oral health condition known as dry mouth? Dry mouth simply occurs when your mouth is dry due to a lack of saliva. Saliva is important in the health of your teeth and gums, so it is important to always do your best to prevent dry... Read more »

Quick Tips for a Top-Notch Oral Health

Did you know there are things you can do other than keep up on oral hygiene and your regular dental checkups to achieve the top-notch oral health and smile you deserve? Well, it’s true. Our dentists, Drs. Tornow and DeLoach, call them quick smile care tips. If possible, use these... Read more »

Super Smile Risks: Toothaches

Have you ever suffered from a toothache before? Toothaches are often the result of dental damage that has left teeth vulnerable to further infection and damage. If your tooth’s root is exposed, bacteria can enter the pulp of a tooth and lead to pulp death. It is important to make... Read more »