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 »

Understanding Your Oral Health as You Age

Our bodies are continually changing with time. Our oral health is the same way. As we age, it is essential to take extra care of our smile, more so than ever before to avoid any oral health disasters that may occur. Our dentist, Dr. Shay Markovitch, is happy to help... Read more »

Oral Health Care in Motion: Invisalign®

Did you know that with the Invisalign® orthodontic alignment system, you can improve your smile without causing severe visual imperfections while treatments are given? Unlike other orthodontic treatments which can often be viewed as visually invasive for older individuals, Invisalign aligners can provide discreet care to straighten your teeth without... Read more »

Are You in Need of A Root Canal Retreatment?

Root canals can be a very important part of taking care of your teeth. If the pulp of your tooth becomes infected, it can cause problems for your tooth, jaw and even other parts of your body. During a root canal, the dentist will remove the infected pulp and replace... Read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support During Cold and Flu Season

If you have ever come down with a cold or the flu, you often realize how difficult it is to get anything done during the day. Oftentimes you may find yourself bedridden for hours on end. However, your teeth are often at an increased risk for dental damage at this... Read more »

Treating a Tooth with a Bad Filling Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

Dental fillings are typically made from durable dental materials with the ability to replicate the strength of natural tooth enamel. This is a common treatment plan for addressing a minor case of tooth decay, small dental fractures or other physical defects to a tooth’s enamel layer. As time goes by... Read more »

Oral Health Damage Control: Dental Veneers

Are you in need of a tooth restoration to enhance your smile? Are you unhappy with the look of your smile and wish you could give yourself a smile makeover? If so, numerous treatments exist to cosmetically enhance your teeth and gums. One highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatment to consider... Read more »

Protect Your Smile with a Mouthguard

Do you play sports? Are you wearing your mouthguard? If you play a contact sport, such as football or hockey, chances are that your league or school district requires you to wear a mouthguard. But the truth is that if you are involved in any sport or recreational activity in... Read more »