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 »

Crowns Aren’t Just for Kings

Crowns just aren’t for kings, or any other type of royalty, for that matter. Crowns are incredibly useful, effective, and affordable methods of restoration if you have any kind of dental damage. They’re widely used across the entire dental world, and for good reason. Since crowns aren’t just for kings,... Read more »

Have You Heard of Implant-Supported Dentures?

Today you don’t have to live with missing teeth in the long term. Dr. Eric Dunn and our team are happy to offer a variety of options to help you restore your smile, and we can provide implant-supported dentures if needed. While traditional dentures rest atop the gums, dentures with... Read more »

Additional Information About Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Make sure that preventative treatments are in place so that any forms of dental damage that are occurring are treated properly. You should have prevention plans in place to minimize risk factors associated with various oral health risks, which includes understanding the risk factors for gum disease. Are you aware... Read more »

The Oral Health Risks Found in Your Diet

When assessing ways to improve your oral health, it might be a wise idea to set up an oral health care checklist of all potential risks in your diet. By analyzing your diet and potential risks within it, you can much better protect your mouth against issues that often arise.... Read more »

Composite Fillings for Your Smile

Different teeth have different jobs and different needs. For example, your back teeth, known as your molars and premolars have the job of crushing and grinding your food to make it easier for you to swallow and digest. They need to withstand a great deal of pressure, On the other... Read more »

Becoming Comfortable with New Dentures

When patients are in the process of receiving new dentures, they often have concerns and questions about what to expect with dentures in terms of comfort and their ability to eat. Our dentist and team invite you to visit Willow Creek Family Dentistry to address any questions you have about... Read more »