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 »

Understanding Dental Anxiety

Do you ever feel nervous or anxious before or during a dental visit? You may be experiencing dental anxiety or dental phobia. If you are experiencing dental anxiety, you are not alone. People can develop these anxieties and phobias for a variety of reasons. Dr. Condie, Dr. Tuft and our... Read more »

Bad Breath Causes to Be Aware Of

Bad breath is something that no one enjoys having, but that everyone has from time to time. If you often suffer from bad breath, you may want to determine what’s causing it so that you can fight and prevent bad breath in the future. There is an assortment of things... Read more »

An Athlete With Traditional Braces Might Need a Custom Mouth Guard

Many schools and athletic clubs require a protective mouth guard for individuals participating in rigorous activities and contact sports. Yet many of the stock mouth guards available at the retail level fit uncomfortably in the mouth and some can lead to breathing issues. At the same time many of these... Read more »

Do you Need an Implant or Crown?

Missing or damaged teeth cause a lot of problems, not only for your smile but for your oral health as well. Damaged teeth can become infected, quickly leading to a whole host of other problems. On top of that, you’re less likely to smile in social situations if you have... Read more »

Root Canal Treatment: The Way to a Restored Oral Health

You deserve a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can attack and damage your teeth. When your teeth become severely impaired, root canal treatment is there to save the day. Typically, root canal treatment is necessary when a tooth is so damaged, decayed... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of a Dental Checkup?

If you’re curious to know why your dentists, Dr. Jared Condie and Dr. Brian Tuft, strongly recommend getting a dental checkup every six months, then you’re about to find out. Our dental team is more than happy to tell you all about the benefits involved in a dental checkup. There... Read more »