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 »

Purging the Plaque from Your Teeth

Your gums have an important job to do. Actually more than one. Yes, they do keep your teeth in place, which is no small thing, However, they also keep your mouth and the rest of your body safe from the effects of the bacteria in your mouth. Don’t take it... Read more »

How to Improve an Unattractive Smile

Do you despise your unattractive smile? If so, our dentist, Dr. Gary W.D. Lee, has some good news for you: You can improve your appearance with cosmetic dentistry! Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that is meant to enhance the appearance of your smile. It can give you the... Read more »

What Are Good and Bad Dental Habits?

Whether you believe it or not, there are good and bad dental habits that can help and damage your smile. If you want to have the top-notch teeth and gums you deserve, you should use the good habits to your advantage and avoid the bad habits as much as possible.... Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Involves Flossing

At Gary W. Lee, DDS, our team wants to help you and your family avoid harmful conditions such as gum disease through effective oral hygiene habits that keep your smile clean. We encourage you to maintain daily habits such as flossing to stop bacteria from causing gum disease. We would... Read more »

There are Various Ways to Improve Your Oral Health

Did you know, there are various ways to improve your oral health? In fact, keeping up with your oral health can be simple with steps and habits in place that can prevent oral health disasters. We all have heard of brushing your teeth, but did you know there could be... Read more »

Understand Your Oral Health Care Needs If You Live With Diabetes

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with diabetes and your oral health? While diabetes is obviously linked to your overall health, it is also closely linked to your oral health. In particular, diabetes can also have an effect on gum disease, and you should let your dentist know... Read more »