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 »

Getting Ready for Dentures

If you are missing one tooth in your smile, or an entire dental arch, your dentist may have suggested dentures as a possible method of replacement. If you are getting dentures, you aren’t alone. Almost 70 percent of the adults in the United States in their mid thirties to their... Read more »

Tips for Enhancing an Unsightly Smile

Do you have an unsightly smile? If so, you likely feel self-conscious when socializing, taking pictures and even looking in the mirror. You deserve better! Our dentists, Dr. Lembo and Dr. Jaffin are happy to offer cosmetic dentistry to patients like you who deserve the beautiful smile they have always... Read more »

Teeth As They Age

As you age, you need to pay attention to your teeth and their health. From sore joints to worrying about losing your hair, growing old can seem fraught with potential problems. One of those problems is dental health. The health of your teeth is something to always watch out for,... Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Tooth Restorations

Are you familiar with all the different types of respirations that can be used to reinvigorate your smile? If for any reason you have suffered dental damage or are looking to strengthen your teeth and gums, visit your dentist for a tooth restoration. However, it is important to understand that... Read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Oral Cancer Screenings

In order to keep your mouth as safe as possible, it is important to always look for signs and symptoms of oral cancer. If you are suffering from oral cancer, you need to make sure that you are taking the necessary steps to protect your smile as needed. This includes... Read more »

What to Do About Dry Mouth

Saliva is not a topic many people want to discuss. Before you say “Eww!”, let’s take a moment to discuss how important saliva is to your oral health. The primary job of saliva is to keep your mouth hydrated. This helps to clean your teeth and mouth of bacteria and... Read more »

Pregnant? Let Your Dentist Know

If you are pregnant, or think you might be, you need to let your dentists know. It’s not a bad idea to schedule a visit, and the best times to do that are during the first and third trimester. The last thing you need to worry about with a baby... Read more »