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 »

Test What You Know About Toothbrushes Here

The more you know about toothbrushes, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of using the right toothbrush to clean your smile. If you use the wrong toothbrush, then you could harm your teeth and gums. So, our dentist, Dr. Shue Her, encourages you... Read more »

Cleaning Your Mouth Guard

Do you participate in physical activities and use a mouth guard? Using a mouth guard could protect you from numerous dental hazards, but does it just get thrown into your bag after the game? Doing so can let bacteria, fungi or yeast form on your guard, meaning you could have... Read more »

Learning More About Mouthwash

If you wish to improve your smile using a highly effective cleaning tool, consider all the benefits that can be had with mouthwash. Mouthwash products are designed to swish a liquid around in your mouth which can help remove debris and plaque buildup. Mouthwash can also help neutralize acids and... Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Aging and Dental Health

One of the most important ways to improve your oral health as you age is to keep your teeth clean and free of debris. However, it is not the only thing you should be doing. It Is important to continue caring for your smile in several ways to ensure your... Read more »

Regain the Function of Multiple Teeth with a Dental Bridge

We encourage you to consider your options for dental restorations if you have lost several teeth and are struggling with reduce oral functions as a result of tooth loss. Commonly, multiple missing teeth call for a dental bridge or dentures to fill a large tooth gap. If you are considering... Read more »

The Answers You Need to Know More About Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are beneficial technology that can inform your dentist, Dr. Shue Her, of the status and health of your mouth. However, they can also be a bit overwhelming and maybe even confusing, which can lead to many questions. If you have questions about dental X-rays, our dentist is happy... Read more »