Eating for Healthy Teeth

Although your food does not spend a great deal of time with your teeth, your diet still has an impact on your oral health. What you eat and drink will definitely affect your teeth. A healthy diet is a big part of a healthy smile. Our bodies are 70% water, which means we need to… Read more »

How Can I Prepare for My Upcoming Dental Appointment?

If you want a successful upcoming dental appointment at , then it’s best to prepare. The more prepared you are, the more comfortable you can feel in the dental chair. You might also feel less nerves and anxiety. So, to help you prepare for your appointment, our dentist, Dr. , has some tips would be… Read more »

Are You Ready for Your Retainer?

After months, and maybe even a year or more, the day is quickly coming when your braces will come off, and you will be able to reveal your new smile to the world. And while the hardware will be removed, your teeth aren’t quite ready to stand on their own. Your braces have done the… Read more »

Beyond the Brush: Floss and Chewing Gum

While brushing is a foundational part of your oral hygiene routine, there are two other closely related practices that you can integrate for a great smile: flossing, and chewing sugar-free gum. Flossing should be an inseparable companion to brushing and should be done once a day. Use a single-filament thread when possible to avoid fraying…. Read more »

Dental Extractions

Tooth extraction, sometimes referred to as dental extraction, is the extraction of a tooth or teeth from the socket. Getting rid of teeth is usually not the first choice we take, but depending on the tooth’s condition, it might be necessary. If a tooth has become injured by too much erosion for crowns or fillings… Read more »

What You Should Know About Veneers

Do you ever feel embarrassed, or even ashamed, of your smile? Do you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile? Look no further! Talk to Drs. Mick, Brad, Nicole, and Monique Dana about veneers in , . Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve the… Read more »

Are You Doing Everything You Can to Prevent Tooth Loss?

Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons, but several of them are actually preventable. Losing a tooth doesn’t just impact your appearance, it can also negatively impact your oral health, even causing misalignment of the surrounding teeth. Of course, our dentist, Dr. , works to save damaged teeth whenever possible. Today we are… Read more »

Having a Chipped Tooth Repaired Can Help Prevent an Unnecessary Cavity

Chipped teeth can vary in severity and cause. Many are the result of sports injuries, or bad habits like nibbling on your fingernails, pens, and pencils. How severely the tooth is affected will determine the treatment method that Dr. recommends. The longer you delay in having the chipped tooth treated, the more likely you are… Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

Your routine dental checkup at Dr. ’s clinic is designed to clean your teeth, and detect signs of gum disease, cavities, and oral cancer. If a cavity develops on one of your teeth between checkups, in time, the area of tooth decay can become so large that Dr. Dana can’t viably repair the tooth with… Read more »

The Dental Implant Process

Even though permanent teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, a tooth may be lost to severe decay, injury, gum disease, or another issue. Obviously, this isn’t ideal, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your smile. If you lose a tooth, Drs. Mick, Brad, Nicole, and Monique Dana may recommend a dental… Read more »