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 »

Kids and the Dentist

Raising kids is tough work. As a parent, you want what’s best for them. What’s really hard is trying to help them understand that what’s best for them in the long-term is also good for them now. A good example of that is oral health. Kids rarely enjoy brushing their... Read more »

Do you Need a Bone Graft?

Talking about surgery - especially in your mouth - is hardly a pleasant topic. Even if the end result of the surgery is a good thing, it’s uncomfortable to imagine going under anesthetic for hours while people with sharp objects poke around in your mouth. But we feel it’s important... Read more »

What to Expect When Getting Veneers

Our dentist may recommend veneers if you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile. These tooth-colored shells are made to cover the front of teeth with minor cosmetic flaws, like stains or chips. If you choose veneers for your smile, Dr. Craig Chlebicki will first clean the teeth receiving veneers... Read more »

Understanding Dental Anxiety

If you are suffering from dental anxiety, it means that you have fears or concerns about visiting your dentist, which is actually a quite common condition and can often be found in adults and children alike. Although it's most common in children, adults tend to suffer from it because of... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth May Need First Aid and Professional Treatment

Tooth enamel is inherently hard, and this fact can sometimes lull some people into thinking that their teeth are invulnerable. This notion can cause some individuals to fall into bad oral habits like nibbling on foreign objects or using their teeth to open packaging. As time goes on people who... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Caring for Your Smile if You Have Diabetes

Are you aware of the of the connection between diabetes and your smile? Diabetes is a known risk factor for oral health failure because of the fact that it affects your body in many ways, including the body’s ability to process sugar. Due to the risk that diabetes can have... Read more »

Baby Teeth are Essential to Your Child’s Health

Many adults don’t understand the importance baby teeth have on their children’s oral health. In fact, many people dismiss them because baby teeth are known to fall out. However, while baby teeth are known to fall out, they are still essential to your child’s oral health and can have a... Read more »