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 »

Don’t Floss Too Hard

If you floss your teeth too hard, you might be hurting your mouth. It is important to brush and floss daily, but it is important to do it correctly. Just as brushing should take at least five minutes, there are tips and tricks to how to best floss your teeth.... Read more »

Oral Health: Dental Crowns

Were you told that one of your teeth might need a cap, or a dental crown? From the name, you may be picturing a crown as something that sits on top of the tooth and adds an extra layer of strength and protection. However, unlike its moniker, a dental crown... Read more »

Dental Bridges: What Are They?

Do you have a few of your teeth missing? Are you trying to find a way to make your smile whole again? If you said yes, a dental bridge may be a restoration for you to consider. If properly cared for, a dental bridge can potentially be a prosthetic that... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Vista Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »