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 the bone from the missing... 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. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 might also take into account... Read more »

Regain Lost Oral Function by Receiving a Dental Implant

Drs. Grant Cleveland, Zachary Allmand, and Timothy Carlson offer many custom options when it comes to replacing a missing tooth. For example, a dental implant can restore your full function and provide a comfortable smile by recreating the look and feel of the original tooth. Below we review the nature and placement of dental implants… Read more »

Is Invisalign© Right for Me?

We get it – you want to have straight, beautiful teeth that create a gorgeous, winning smile. But the hassle of traditional braces is enough to make you think twice. Well, you don’t have to think twice anymore. Thanks to Invisalign©, you have new options to help straighten your teeth. They’re often quicker than traditional… Read more »

All About TMJ

TMJ is another name for the temporomandibular joint. These joints are the hinges that allow you to open and close your mouth. They make it possible to chew, speak and swallow. In each joint, there is a disc between the ball and socket. The disc controls the load in the joint and helps the jaw… Read more »

What You Should Know Before Getting Veneers

Anyone would love teeth that are whiter, more perfectly shaped or that have less gaps. But how can one achieve such a glorious smile? Our dentists are pleased to provide veneers to help you reach your aesthetic goals for your smile. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed over the front of natural… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Has Two Main Types

Sleep apnea is a condition that should be addressed. Oftentimes, people dismiss snoring and don’t take it seriously. As a result, people begin to suffer other medical conditions. Sleep apnea is necessary to recognize, so you can keep your body healthy and get better sleep. To help you understand more about this condition, our dentists… Read more »

How to Ease Your Dental Anxiety

Do you know how to ease your feelings of dental anxiety? Did you know there are things you can do to help feel calm while in the dental chair? Yes, it’s true! Dental anxiety can be maintained, which is why our dentists, Drs. Cleveland, Allmand, and Carlson with in , , are here to help… Read more »

A Tooth with a Distressed Dental Filling Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

A small area of tooth decay or another physical defect in a tooth’s enamel layer can sometimes be addressed by installing a dental filling. This mode of treatment will essentially replace the compromised area with an alternate material. While it is intended to repair the tooth for many years, dental fillings can sometimes come loose…. Read more »