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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 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 »

Self-Confidence Through Brushing

Brushing your teeth can bring you more self-confidence. Brushing your teeth is a great investment in your own life as it can bring out a higher level of confidence. Our dentist wants everyone to be happy and confident with their smile. Additionally, our team wants to help you put your best smile forward when meeting… Read more »

Simple Tips for Removing a Foreign Object Trapped at the Gum Line

Individuals who have bad oral habits are often at increased risk for suffering chipped teeth and injury to the soft oral tissues in the mouth. In some of these cases the person might be nervously nibbling on a pen, pencil or other foreign object and a piece breaks off, becoming uncomfortably lodged in their gum… Read more »

The Benefits to Be Had From Teething Treatments

Do you notice any strange symptoms with your child to alert you to the presence of teething? When a child is teething, they often show several marked symptoms alerting you to its presence. If you notice any teeth that are breaking above the gumline, the chance of discomfort in the child is extremely high. To… Read more »

A Cosmetically Unappealing Smile Might Be Improved by Dental Veneers

Cosmetic imperfections, dental stains and minor physical defects on your teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. If you feel this way you should consider setting up an appointment with a dentist like Dr. Stephen Woodard.   Once has assessed the cosmetic imperfections and the general health of the affected can help… Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Dental Erosion

A well-known risk factor that can easily damage your smile exists in the form of dental erosion. Dental erosion is a common issue that plagues many individuals by slowly wearing down the tooth enamel on your teeth. If your tooth enamel is extremely worn, a hole, known as a cavity, can form in the tooth… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Oral Cancer Screenings

There are several risk factors to your smile that can put your teeth and gums at risk of several oral health ailments. Oftentimes, your smile can suffer severe dental damage simply by the products you’re eating and poor oral hygiene. However, there are often significant oral health conditions that can arise that are much more… Read more »