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 »

What’s in a Root Canal?

They’re often spoken of in hushed tones, as if there’s something serious about them. People take a day off of work just to get one done. Root canals are a big deal, and they’re not a dental procedure to be taken lightly. But they’re far from an oral-health ending surgery, as some make them out… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Gingivitis

Optimum health care includes making sure you’re always aware of problems affecting any issues that may arise in your mouth. Oftentimes, several oral health risks can go undetected for months in your mouth before you even realize there are occurring. Beyond visiting our dentist for routine examinations and treatments, it is important to always assess… Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Benefit You

Despite our best efforts, dental accidents still occur sometimes. If you experience a cracked or chipped tooth, or a tooth with a large cavity, you have a few options available to you. In this post we will talk about a popular method of treating a weakened smile–a customized dental crown. Dental crowns are very popular… Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Dental Impairment Treatments

  Do you often find yourself suffering from oral accidents and injuries? If so, it could mean that you are participating in numerous high-risk activities in your life and should adjust your habits accordingly. Even if you have never suffered an oral accident or injury, it is still a good idea to wear safety gear…. Read more »

Fluoride Can Strengthen Your Teeth

The mineral density of your tooth enamel is essential for preventing cavities, while also allowing your teeth to be durable enough to chew hard foods. If you frequently consume acidic beverages, or you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene practices, a chronic acidic environment could develop in your mouth. As it continues to persist, you… Read more »

How Stress Can Affect Your Smile

The holidays bring joy and excitement for many, but it also brings stress. Stress can be a cause of some major dental issues if you’re not careful, which is why our dentist, Dr. Hamblin, strongly encourages you to keep your smile in mind while you eat Thanksgiving dinner, open Christmas gifts, and celebrate the new… Read more »

How Root Canals Can Save Your Failing Teeth

Root canals are designed to save failing teeth. When your tooth has sustained an injury or has decayed to the point that the inner soft tissue has become infected, a root canal is often the best option to avoid an extraction. Dr. Hamblin and our team at would like to give you some further details…. Read more »