October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

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 »

Dental Flossing Tools for You

Did you know, there are various ways to floss your teeth? Flossing your teeth is essential to your oral health. Luckily, there are many different styles of dental floss tools that you can use depending on your unique needs. If you neglect your dental flossing habits, you are setting yourself... Read more »

Situations Where Wisdom Tooth Removal is Recommended

Some lucky people never need to get their wisdom teeth removed. If they grow in without problems, there is little reason to do it. But, there are some situations that make it absolutely necessary to remove wisdom teeth. Here are a few: Dental Appliances Getting orthodontic work done, whether getting... Read more »

An Overview of Wisdom Tooth Removal

Most people have a third set of molars that remain hidden in their gums until late adolescence due to the evolutionary process. These molars are known as wisdom teeth, and they serve little purpose in the modern age. Because many patients experience issues with wisdom teeth, they often need to... Read more »

Nitrous Oxide: The Facts You Should Know

Has your dentist, Dr. Kevin Bowcutt, recommended the use of nitrous oxide at your next dental appointment? If so, you might be a little confused, maybe even a little nervous. Well, there is no need to be. Nitrous oxide is a safe sedative that can help you have a positive... Read more »

Optimum Smile Construction: Dental Bridges

If are missing any teeth, it is important to talk to your dentist about an effective tooth replacement therapy as soon as possible. You may have several different options. Dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges are all highly effective ways to replace missing teeth. However, dental bridges, also known as... Read more »

Develop Your Gum Disease Treatment Plan Now

We encourage you to seek professional assistance as soon as you notice the first signs of gum disease in your mouth. By addressing the early stages of gum disease, you can prevent the dangerous conditions that result from an advanced periodontal infection. We encourage you plan your gum disease treatment... Read more »