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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 the bone from the missing... 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. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 might also take into account... Read more »

Improvements in Dentistry With Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

Due to the risks associated with the jaw and facial pain, it is important to visit our dental office if you begin to experience any discomfort within your face. Jaw and facial pain can be linked to issues with your jaw, your mouth or your head. Oftentimes, they can be associated with discomfort in and… Read more »

These Foods Can Harm Your Teeth

Did you know, poor food choices can bring harm to your teeth? Well, it’s true! If you eat foods dangerous to your teeth, your oral health could pay the price. However, many foods people are not aware of can bring harm to your teeth. That is why our team is happy to help you understand… Read more »

What Can Dental Sealant Do for Your Child?

Dental sealant can do one thing for your child, but that one thing is so beneficial that you may want to consider it. Sealant focuses on preventing cavities from forming on the back teeth, the molars and premolars more precisely. The sealant is made of a special kind of plastic that can safely rest in… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Needs Professional Diagnosis

Healthy and efficient oral function often relies on the smooth and comfortable function of the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. However, certain lifestyle factors can start to affect these complex joints. Sometimes a past dislocation of a temporomandibular joint, oral trauma or muscular tension related to chronic night grinding can lead to inflammation and… Read more »

Facts About Dental Fillings

Would you like to know all about dental fillings? If so, you have come to the right blog! Dental fillings are top-notch dental restorations that can help you and your smile in a myriad of ways. To tell you all about dental fillings, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to share some facts. Those facts… Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Electric Toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes are handy oral hygiene tools that take brushing to the next level. Because there are many different types of electric toothbrushes in the world today, many questions are asked. If you have questions about electric toothbrushes, then our dentists, Dr. Paul R. Tetting and Dr. Faith L. Tetting, are happy to help you… Read more »