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 »

Some Niceties of Dental Implants

If you are curious about dental implants, we are happy to explain some the benefits they can provide for you. They are very helpful for replacing teeth, and they can be good for your jawbone too. An implant is set into the jawbone in the area or areas where teeth have gone missing. This placement… Read more »

About Our Porcelain Veneers

Are you dissatisfied with the look of your teeth? Are they slightly broken, discolored or shaped imperfectly? In cases like these, some porcelain veneers may be able to replace those poor teeth with a dazzling smile. The veneers are basically thin little covers for your teeth. They adhere to the teeth you have issues with… Read more »

Have You Considered Dental Sealant?

Dental sealants can help you in your fight against cavities. In fact, sealants can help prevent cavities on the molars and premolars, which make up your back teeth. First of all, what is dental sealant? It is a very thin, clear coat of a special plastic that the dentist, Dr. Brandon Allen, can place on… Read more »

Composite Fillings: What Are They and What Are Their Benefits?

Many types of filling exist. They all serve the same purpose, and that is to restore teeth that have had a cavity take hold of them. They fill the empty spaces of the cavity, giving the tooth back its strength and keeping it from falling prey to decay in that area again. So what makes… Read more »

Never Shirk Oral Health When You Have a Crown

Even if you have dental crowns protecting your teeth, it is best not to put off your oral health duties. Dental crowns need your help to stay in good shape, and taking good care of your crowns can be helpful for your gums too. Dental crowns are not much stronger than your natural teeth, meaning… Read more »

What Can a Dental Checkup Do for You?

Is there a point in visiting the dentist? Well, Dr. Allen and our hygienist can help you keep your teeth clean and stop dental problems before they get too far or even begin. They can help you have a comfortable and healthy life this way. They have the training and experience to scan for problems… Read more »

Choosing a Toothpaste

Have you ever thought about why toothpaste comes in a tube instead of a bottle? For one, it’s easy to see how much toothpaste is remaining, so you know when to buy a new tube. But the main reason is that it’s just what we’re used to! Brushing your teeth with toothpaste every day is… Read more »