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 »

Get a Grip on Gum Disease

Look to the person on your left. Now to the one on your right. Statistically, one of them has gum disease. And if it isn’t one of them, it may be you. One out of every two adults in the United States has some form of gum disease. That’s the... Read more »

Test Your Braces Care Knowledge Here

Do you want to have a successful orthodontic journey? If so, then you need to take proper care of your braces. Braces care is essential, so it’s best to know all about it. Our orthodontist, Dr. Terence Lau, encourages you to test your braces care knowledge and maybe even learn... Read more »

All You Need to Know About In-Office Professional Teeth Whitening

If you have an unattractive smile because of stained teeth, then it’s time to consider a teeth whitening treatment. You deserve a white, beautiful smile you’re proud of! Our dentists, Drs. Terence Lau and Casey Lau are happy to offer an in-office professional teeth whitening treatment that can give you... Read more »

Understanding Oral Health Care

By treating your smile properly, you can make sure that it can continue to work effectively for the rest of your life. Not only do you need to make sure that you are brushing and flossing effectively, but you need to have a plan in place so that all your... Read more »

Treatments for Your Smile: Oral Cancer Screenings

Are you familiar with the symptoms of oral cancer? Because oral cancer is such a deadly disease, it is important to make sure it is found as soon as possible. Every single year in the United States, over 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers. Of those... Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also called “halitosis,” can be embarrassing. There are many causes for halitosis, which can range from the mild to the very serious. If you struggle with chronic bad breath, read on! First, assess your dental hygiene. Are you brushing twice a day, for a full two minutes each... Read more »