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 »

The Three Levels of Sedation Dentistry

Many patients struggle with the presence of dental anxiety that occurs when they consider the prospect of dental visits, even routine dental checkups. We can help you better understand your sedation dentistry options and which level of sedation is needed to help you feel calm and relaxed. By providing sedation... Read more »

Limit Your Intake of These Substances that Cause Tooth Stains

Your teeth have tiny and porous mineral crystals that make up the tooth enamel layer, and the porous texture can easily trap staining particles when you consume dark foods and drinks, causing tooth stains. To help your teeth whitening treatment last longer, we advise that you avoid substances that result... Read more »

Does Mouthwash Really Help?

These days it seems like there’s an endless supply of different products that are supposed to help your oral health. From specialized floss to toothbrushes that run in the neighborhood of $150 or more, it’s hard to separate what works from the gimmicks. One of the time-tested solutions, though, is... Read more »

Are Implants Right for Me?

Losing teeth isn’t ever any fun - especially if you’re an adult. Tooth loss can have some pretty significant impacts on your oral health, and your overall quality of life. That’s part of the reason that so many different options for replacing lost teeth exist. It’s important to have your... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at O Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »