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 »

What Can a Dental Cleaning Do for Me?

If you’re curious to know what a dental cleaning can do for you, our dentist, Dr. Gregory Zabek, is more than happy to help you. The more you know, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of making your checkups a top priority. To... Read more »

Tricks to Use if You Want Top-Notch Gums

To have a top-notch smile and oral health, you need top-notch gums. This is because your gums are an essential part of your oral health and smile. If your gums are unhealthy or damaged, your entire mouth can suffer the consequences. This is why your dentist, Dr. Gregory Zabek, encourages... Read more »

All You Should Know About TMJ

Do you want to know all about the TMJ disorder? If so, good for you! The more you know about this disorder, the better chance you have of treating and preventing it. Our dentist, Dr. Gregory Zabek, is happy to tell you all about the TMJ disorder today. In fact,... Read more »

Understanding Dental Erosion Prevention

Are you aware of the risks that are associated with oral health care conditions such as dental erosion? Dental erosion, also commonly known as enamel erosion, as a condition in which your tooth enamel is slowly worn away, which is typically caused by harmful acids that eat through the enamel... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Help Alter Misaligned Teeth

Deviations in the alignment of your bite pattern that went uncorrected in adolescence can sometimes worsen with age. A problem like this is even more likely if you previously lost a tooth and didn’t have it restored in a reasonable amount of time.   If the misaligned teeth continue to... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Help Prevent Tooth Loss Complications

When one of your teeth is lost because of an untreated case of tooth decay or a severe dental trauma, the negative impact on your mouth can be profound. Beyond problems with eating or speaking, the gap left by the missing tooth can alter the appearance of your smile. As... Read more »