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 »

All You Need to Know About Plaque and Tartar

It is important to know what dental plaque and tartar are because they are the cause of the majority of dental problems. Plaque is a soft and sticky germ-rich film that is constantly forming and will accumulate on your teeth if proper dental hygiene practices are not used. Tartar, sometimes... Read more »

The Steps to Recovering from Oral Surgery

Are you ready to recover from your oral surgery? Are you prepared with the information you need to have a successful recovery? If not, you are in the right place! Recovering from your oral surgery is an integral part of the process. As a result, having the best information you... Read more »

Got Questions About Gum Disease? Here Are Your Answers

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided at all costs. If you have questions about gum disease, prevention might be difficult. So, our dentist, Dr. Dorsey W. Baker, would like to help you find the answers to your questions about gum disease and ultimately... Read more »

Invisalign® Aligners: Activities to Avoid

Now that you have those beautiful, clear Invisalign® aligners, you'll want to keep them looking good and invisible while they are straightening your teeth. Isn't that the reason you got them in the first place? Below are some to-don't list tips: Don't Eat With Them In: While it may certainly... Read more »

Common Questions Concerning Dental Veneers

Have you ever thought about the benefits of a tooth restoration treatment? If you have suffered normal accident or injury and have broken or worn teeth, it may be in your best interest to seek out repairs as soon as possible. If left untreated, damaged teeth can lead to further... Read more »

Your Smile and Cold and Flu Season

It's important to understand all the risks associated with colds and the flu. Although you may often think about how the illness affects your overall health, you may fail to realize that an illness can negatively affect your oral health. It can leave you susceptible to several forms of dental... Read more »

Porcelain Dental Crowns

Aberrations, misshapen tooth enamel and other cosmetic imperfections with one of your teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. If you have an unappealing tooth that appears in your smile, you should consider setting up an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Dorsey W. Baker. Depending on the nature... Read more »