Making Your Dental Bonding Last

If your teeth were chipped, were discolored or had gaps that were too large, you may have had these problems fixed with some dental bonding. Bonding can restore the function and appearance of teeth in such cases. Of course, you will need to take good care of your dental bonding to make it last, and here is how you can... read more »

Foods That Can Help Your Oral Health

You're probably aware of some of the foods that can be bad for your oral health. Have you ever wondered what foods can aid your smile? Our dentist and team are happy to give you some pointers on foods to integrate into your diet to improve your dental health. Leafy Vegetables Leafy, green vegetables like kale and spinach can help... read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Are Provided at Your Dental Checkups

Our dentists, Dr. Brian Hockel, Dr. Rebecca Jardine, and Dr. Kevin Adair, care about you, your smile, your oral health, and your overall health. This is why we provide oral cancer screenings during your checkup. This treatment is preventative, so it's included in your dental checkup. In fact, you might not even know we provide it! It's a quick and... read more »

Are Oral Lesions Dampening Your Smile?

Do you find yourself with mouth sores every once in a while? The oral tissues are just as vulnerable as your teeth to problems, but they usually resolve themselves and disappear within a week or two. But if you are finding yours is lingering, it may be a sign that something more serious is going on. Typically, oral sores crop... read more »

Are You Aware of the Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health?

Are you a long-time smoker thinking of giving up the habit? If so, you have good reason to. Not only is nicotine addiction harming your lungs and body, but it is having a severe impact on your oral health as well. Smoking tobacco lowers the blood flow to your gums and lowers your vitamin C absorption. This is a problem... read more »