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 »

Building an Oral Care Routine That Prevents Cavities

The presence of plaque on your teeth creates harmful acids that chew through tooth enamel and cause cavities. Toothaches, staining, sensitivity and infection are all signs of cavities that can be avoided with proper care. We are happy to help you create effective oral care habits that prevent cavities and... Read more »

Tricks for an Anxiety-Free Dental Visit

Do you tend to feel nervous in the dental chair? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner, would like to help you calm your fears and have a more positive and successful dental appointment. You deserve to feel comfortable in the dental chair! Fortunately, there are many tricks you... Read more »

A TMJ Disorder Treatment Plan Might Include Sleeping With a Dental Guard

A dull ache around the temples and jaw muscles or discomfort when biting down are often early signs of a problem with the temporomandibular joints. Some TMJ disorder sufferers also experience an uncomfortable clicking or locking up in the joint.   If you have been experiencing symptoms like this, you... Read more »

Dental Sealants: The Way to a Protected Smile

Do you wish there was a way to protect your teeth from the harmful substances that threaten them? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner, is happy to grant your wish! Dental sealants can help you protect your teeth and smile. Dental sealants are thin coatings that are painted... Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

In order to effectively keep your smile safe, it is important to understand that you need to take a minute of preventative planning with numerous oral ailments so that their risks may remain minimal. However, some diseases, including gum disease, can be caused by issues that are out of your... Read more »

Early Symptoms of a Cavity Require a Dentist’s Attention

Tooth enamel plays a dual role in helping to protect the sensitive core structures of the tooth, while also giving your teeth the ability to bite, chew, and grind common foods. This is thanks in large part to the mineral density of microscopic crystals created by your body. If you... Read more »

Toothache Treatment Options

A toothache is a term for any pain in the region of your teeth and jaw. The pain may be intermittent or constant, mild or severe. You may notice a feeling of tenderness or sensitivity to hot and cold. Sometimes the exact origin of the pain is difficult to pinpoint.... Read more »