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 »

Does Your Child Have a Hurt Lip or Tongue?

If your child suffers a fall or blow to the face and develops injury to their lips or tongue as a result, they may have an oral emergency. Dr. Joe Jeppson and our team are here to provide support and guidance, especially if you are unsure if you need to... Read more »

What Are Veneers?

There are tons of different cosmetic dentistry options you have immediately available when looking to change the appearance of your teeth. As with a lot of cosmetic work, there are certain procedures that are more popular now than they once were. That means some don’t get as much attention as... Read more »

The Best Oral Hygiene Tools

Do you want top-notch oral health and a beautiful smile? If so, you need to keep up on oral hygiene. You not only need to keep up on oral hygiene, but you also need to use the right tools while cleaning your smile. If you use the wrong tools, you... Read more »

Treatments for Lowering the Risk of Contamination

Are you aware of risks associated with contamination? Contamination refers to the presence of bacteria being inserted into your mouth due to unhealthy habits. This can include cleaning habits, eating habits, or even lifestyle habits. Thus, always make sure the proper precautions are taken for cleaning any tools you may... Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Complete a Cosmetic Restoration

A smile that has been marred by one or more imperfect looking teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. While dental veneers or dental laminates might be able to address the surface appearance of your teeth, they cannot address physical deformations such as cavities, fractured tooth enamel or... Read more »

Things That Cause Sensitive Teeth

There are many factors that can trigger sensitive teeth and cause you pain. Are you aware of the dangers of sensitive teeth? If not, you have come to the right place! Sensitive teeth are a condition that should be treated as soon as possible. Sensitive teeth strike when your tooth... Read more »