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 »

Mistakes When Brushing

Are you brushing your teeth too hard? One of the most common mistakes people make when brushing their teeth is they use too much force and are using the wrong type of brush. Our dentist, Dr. Melissa Wolfe, wants you to have healthy teeth. That’s why our team at Maple... Read more »

A Partial Denture Might Be Able to Replicate Multiple Extracted Teeth

Some cases of untreated tooth decay or dental trauma are so severe that whatever remains of the teeth needs to be extracted to alleviate discomfort and prevent a potentially dangerous infection in the underlying gums. When two or more teeth are lost in a specific area it can also compromise... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Success: Toothbrushing for Kids

Are you aware of proper habits and techniques to employ for brushing your child's teeth? If you have not already done so, begin setting forth an effective oral hygiene routine that includes brushing your child's teeth twice every day. As soon as the first tooth begins to appear, which commonly... Read more »

Understanding Dental Veneers

If you are taking the time to improve your oral health care, go for routine cleanings to your dentist and your oral health is in good order, it may be time to look for ways to add visual upgrades to your smile. By visually enhancing your smile, you can drastically... Read more »

Got a Cavity? Try Calcium, Phosphates and Fluoride

If you notice a strange white spot on one or more of your teeth, that could be the start of a cavity. You can visit with the dentist to see if this really is the case and get some help treating it. If you do have to wait before you... Read more »

Optimum Smile Construction: Mouth Jewelry Risks

Your oral health care should not be taken lightly. This is especially true with any lifestyle habits you have. Although it is highly effective to always brush and floss your teeth, several forms of dental damage can arise due to issues outside of oral health care. One such issue that... Read more »

Mouthguards: Making Sports Safe Again

Thousands of serious mouth injuries occur every year due to sports, and the fact that the unfortunate victim wasn’t wearing a tooth protecting mouthguard. While it may not be shocking to most people that sporting events are responsible for most mouth and teeth related injuries. It probably is somewhat surprising... Read more »