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 »

Understanding What Happens in the Case of a Tooth Avulsion

A tooth avulsion, or in other words when a tooth is knocked-out, is a serious dental injury that often occurs while playing sports, especially contact sports. All cases of tooth avulsion are different, so it is likely that the treatment needed with differ between cases as well. The good news is that there is hope… Read more »

Having Dental Bonding Applied

Dental bonding can be used to fix various issues with teeth, like if they get chipped or are spaced too far from each other. If you are curious about how they are applied, we are happy to offer a bit more information for you. The bonding is made from composite resin, which is designed to… Read more »

Treat Your TMJ’s With Kindness

Do you know what your TMJ’s are? Do you have pain in the joints of your jaw? If so, you could be struggling with the temporomandibular joint disorder. Your temporomandibular joints are located on each side of your face, and they help you by moving your jaw up and down to eat and talk. When… Read more »

Xerostomia: The Fancy Name for Dry Mouth

Usually, you are only reminded of your saliva production when you catch a whiff of a delicious smell, like a roast in the oven, or fresh baked bread. Then the juices get flowing and you realize you are drooling. Imagine for a moment if you didn’t have that necessary lubrication. When a person doesn’t produce… Read more »

Augmenting Your Oral Hygiene Efforts With a Water Flosser

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine for the prevention of cavities and periodontal disease. This starts with always brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. This should be followed up by making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along… Read more »

Use These Tips to Get Your Smile Ready for Vacation

It’s best to have a strong and healthy smile before you leave on vacation. This is because it reduces your chances of suffering dental problems and dental emergencies while you’re away. You don’t want to run into any problems, right? Well, our dentists, Drs. Pallotto and Osmolinski, are happy to help you have a vacation-ready… Read more »

Treatments for Discolored Teeth

If you have discolored teeth, then you most likely feel self-conscious about the appearance of your smile. This can affect your self-esteem and even make socializing difficult. Our dentists, Dr. Pallotto and Dr. Osmolinski encourage you to consider treating your tooth discoloration. All you need to do is schedule an appointment at . When you… Read more »