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 »

How Can Tooth Sensitivity Be Addressed?

Tooth sensitivity is often characterized as tooth discomfort that occurs when you are performing simple daily tasks like chewing or drinking. We encourage you to visit our dentist to identify what has caused your sensitivity and learn how to manage your condition. Tooth sensitivity has many causes, and these can... Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Toothache Detection and Treatments

Did you know that a toothache is the result of an abscessed tooth and infection caused by underlying conditions such as tooth decay or gum disease? Because of the number of oral health risks that can easily destroy a tooth, you will need to keep your diet safe and keep... Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Dental Bridges

Issues associated with a downturn in oral health is directly linked to missing or lost teeth. When you have missing teeth, it can give rise to plaque buildup in the gaps and resources left behind. Furthermore, it can cause your gums to destabilize and jaw to weaken, and it can... Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: TMJ Treatments

Caring for your smile includes caring for your jaw. Within your jaw, highly complex joints known as temporomandibular joint exist that facilitate speaking, chewing, and eating. If for any reason they are damaged, a TMJ disorder will arise. To help minimize the effects and risks of TMJ disorders, establish TMJ... Read more »

Dental Health: The Things to Know While Breastfeeding

Our dentist, Dr. Julio Maya, wants you to know all there is to know about your smile so you can keep it in tip-top shape. This is the same while you’re breastfeeding. Little did you know, there are facts about dental health while breastfeeding that might help you know more... Read more »

How To Care for Dentures

So, you got some new dentures. Great choice! Dentures are a great way to fill in your smile. Whether you have partial dentures or full dentures, your new oral hygiene routine can be an adjustment. Remember these tips as you care for your dentures. First: Don’t allow your dentures to... Read more »

Medication and Your Smile

Some medications can have a bad effect on your oral health. That’s why it’s imperative to tell Dr. Julio Maya about both over the counter and prescription medicine you take regularly. It’s also useful to have a basic understanding of the possible side effects you might see in your mouth.... Read more »