Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily oral hygiene efforts by taking... read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

How to Care For Chipped Teeth

When you chip a tooth, it’s normal to be freaked out. After all, a chipped tooth really puts a dent in your smile. That’s not taking into account the fact that your smile is now marred, and you’re likely unhappy with how it looks. That’s where we can help. We’ve seen a lot of chipped teeth, and there are a... read more »

Invisalign®️: Orthodontic Treatment that Doesn’t Hide Your Smile

Are you eager to align crooked or crowded teeth in your smile, but are unsure which method of orthodontic treatment to choose? If so, Dr. John Tortora, Dr. Munira Sulaiman and our team are happy to help because we care about your oral health and your smile! We proudly offer Invisalign® to improve your tooth alignment without obscuring your smile... read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Might Help You Preserve Your Professionally Whitened Teeth

Dark beverages and even occasionally tobacco use can introduce potent dark material into your mouth. Over time what started out as minor dental stains on your teeth can start to saturate into the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel to leave you with an unappealing smile. Once this occurs, the set-in dental stains such can rarely be removed by retail-strength... read more »

A Toothache Caused by Oral Trauma Needs Timely Treatment

An accidental fall in the home or an athletic injury can sometimes impact the mouth with enough force to damage teeth and gums. In many of these instances, some basic first aid measures might be needed to help manage discomfort and other symptoms while you seek emergency treatment. Consuming a standard dose of an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, or... read more »